Find the right system

So far, there have been more than ​100, 000​ thousand​ solar systems installed on the rooftops across ​South Africa​​​. So if you’ve decided to join fiscally-savvy and eco-friendly homeowners across ​South Africa. Besides all the environmental benefits that this brings, plus the savings on your monthly bills for power consumption, it’s easy to see why so many people have made the leap over. So if you’ve decided to join fiscally-savvy and eco-friendly homeowners across South Africa, here are a few tips to help you choose the right system and capacity for your home…

What’s the right system size for you

Small household Average household Large household
Number of people 1-2 people 2-3 people 4+ people
Average daily usage 5-11 kWh 9-21 kWh 18+ kWh
Approximate power generated 2,049 to 3,212 kWh pa 2,628 to 6,424 kWh pa 5,256 to 8,030 kWh pa
Roof area required Approx. 16-18m2 Approx. 18-40m2 Approx. 40-50m2
Recommended system 1.5-2kW 2-4kW 4-5kW