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  • Solar Business

    Solar business refers to manufacturing, selling and installing solar systems and devices that use solar energy to generate electricity which can be used as usual - for heating water, lighting, air conditioning, heating buildings, etc.

    It has been calculated that in South Africa an average solar system providing power to most appliances in large house costs around R230 thousand. The weird fact is, over 90% of solar energy is used by big companies for commercial purposes.

    Business Model

    ●     Solar systems and equipment manufacture and wholesale business;

    ●     Solar water heating system retail shop;

    ●     Solar panel installation service.

    Tools & Equipment

    To start manufacturing and installing your own solar water heaters, you will have to build a company and buy special equipment. Except for the solar panels themselves, you will need caulking gun, fuse pullers, hacksaws, cable cutters for both small and large cables, needle-nose pliers, crimpers, wire strippers and others.


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