With the increasing likelihood of continued Eskom outages the question of whether to provide some form of Alternative Power has become Rhetorical.
The Home can’t function without light, heat and the ability to cook.
Businesses can’t trade without power which leads loss of profits,
loss of jobs, and further decline in the economy and ultimately civil unrest.
For the next 5 Years minimum almost everyone in South Africa will need to consider providing backup power or generating their own electricity on some scale. The questions we are all asking are:
WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS?
WHAT CAN I DO TO REDUCE THE AMOUNT I HAVE TO SPEND?
WHAT DEVICES /APPLIANCES DO I WANT TO HAVE ON BACK UP?
IF I START SMALL CAN I UPGRADE?
WHAT ARE THE SYSTEM DESIGN OPTIONS?