The most common commercial cells are made from purified silicon si.
Eskom rebate solar panels.
According to mybroadband south africa s struggling power utility eskom is currently considering a new pricing structure.
Is eskom turning to solar.
Our aim is for your solar geyser to pay for itself inside 5 years.
The cost structure would badly affect those who have installed solar.
At current eskom rates most of our system will pay for themselves in around 3 4 years.
It is eskom s job to produce energy not to save it.
The nswh programme started in 2010 as a rebate scheme under eskom to replace existing electrified geysers with solar water heaters in order to alleviate the demand for power from the national grid.
The eskom solar rebate programme enables consumers to buy solar water heating systems from accredited suppliers and claim a portion of the cost back as part of eskom s commitment to promoting the use of renewable energy.
Photovoltaic pv or solar modules are made up of solar cells that are connected in series.
The national programme started in 2010 as an eskom rebate scheme to replace existing electrified geysers with solar water heaters in order to reduce the demand for power from the national grid.
Seventy percent of this rebate is payable upfront and the rest in 10 tranches over three years based on energy consumed on site by the company.
A solar geyser can save you up to 40 of your electricity bill.
Eskom is happy to advise that south africans can still apply for rebates on the purchase of sabs and eskom approved solar water heating systems following installations by eskom accredited installers.
The south african utility has issued a 20 strong tender for 50 kw solar inverters and mounting structures to be used in four power plants.
But as its power station maintenance.
The government s ambitious solar water heating rebate programme has fallen dismally short of its target.
Eskom recognised this and as part of their idm programme piloted a rebate tariff of r1 20 kwhr consumed on site over a three year period.
The initial target was one million solar water heaters by 2014.