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Myth 1: Solar panels do not work when it’s cloudy. Fact: Solar panels work in sunny, cold, and even cloudy environments. The technologies of solar panels allow them to work effectively and efficiently in cooler temperatures. In addition, cloudy weather does not prevent the efficiency of solar panels as they can still produce enough power/ …

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Over an extended period, solar panels can lose up to 15-25% of their efficacy if not cleaned properly. So here are a few key points to consider when it comes to maintaining your solar system correctly. WHY DO I NEED TO MAINTAIN MY SOLAR PANELS? It is important that regular maintenance is carried out on …

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UPS stands for uninterrupted power supply. This means that a UPS system is designed to keep the power running at all times, like when there is load shedding or power failure. The UPS is also a surge protector that protects connected devices from power problems, which can damage, reduce lifespan, or affect the performance of …

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At Dorman Projects, we do our best to answer questions you may have about your solar investment.  Going solar can be a daunting process, but we like to arm our customers with as much information as to feel confident to make the right choice. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions and the …

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Solar-powered energy is becoming more common and more efficient in residential and commercial spaces, and the industry continues to grow each year.  Due to supportive government initiatives, the ongoing power crisis, and the government’s efforts to move towards cleaner energy to reduce the country’s carbon footprint is good news for innovators who offer alternative solutions …

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The United Nations has dedicated the 5th of June as World Environment Day to encourage worldwide awareness and action to protect our environments. The aim to raise awareness around environmental issues such as global warming, marine pollution, over-population, wildlife protection, and sustainable consumption. Over the years we have seen development in the sustainable consumption movement …

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We asked Armandt Muller, one of Dorman Projects’ leading installers, what his experience was working with the Alpha ESS.   Armandt had the following to say about this unique machine:  “What makes this system so great is that it is one of the cleanest and neatest hybrid inverter installations out on the market. The Alpha ESS …

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5 Top Tips for Registering your Solar System Over the past few years, South Africa has seen a considerable increase in solar photovoltaic (PV) installations, both Residential and Commercial. With this growing market comes rules and regulations – all of which are best to research before installing your PV system.   The rules and regulations …

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5 steps to take before going solar Getting rid of the Vampires in your home. This month we ran a poll on what our community looks for in a renewable energy system. The majority voted to reduce their electricity bill. As experts in the field, we repeatedly suggest that customers reduce their energy bills before …

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