SPECIALIZED SOLAR SYSTEMS

SPECIALIZED SOLAR SYSTEMS

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Wanneer kry jul voorraad van 12v tv's ?
Hi. When will you get stock of 12v tv's ?
Hello. Kindly contact me for appointment for off grid system on farm. On R327 road between Vanwyksdorp and Herbertsdale. You can wattsapp my cel 0662742526 then I can give you pindrop for exact GPS location. I did send you a email as well and awaiting your response to my email [email protected] thank you. Patrick Cox
Thank you all gentleman for a professional job done! All equipment thoroughly explained to both of us and our system is working really well for us.
I highly recommend the team and company for their attention to detail and the time spent explaining how to get the best from the system.
Wonderful to know that we are backed up by a solid team of dedicated people!
Well done and a massive thank you to James at Specialized Solar Systems for helping my mom Hedy Carmody with her solar system, she has power and she is one happy lady.
. A big heads up to Specialized Solar systems .
So here's the follow up on my rant of last night. The system cut out again at 0230. I was up at 0530. Start the genny and...WAY TO GO. It starts charging with no cutout. Then I see that the inverter isn't responding, but the battery is charging. Interesting. And unusually- no power. By 0800 the batteries were on 79% charge with the genny working, but still no power. So I'm on the phone again. This time the phone gets handed to James. Lovely man. After telling me how much it would cost for a callout and me begging him to help via the phone, he did just that. Many phonecalls and LOTS of time later, we walked through all the complicated steps and also added the wifi connection. Then we did a reboot and I disconnected the genny. Then they were able to check via computer that everything was working the way it was supposed to including the inverter even though there was still no power . The conclusion was - it must be an earth leakage. Tried all the switch off an ons (enough of them) but still no power. So James suggested Christo, a Knysna Electrician who knows their systems should one and look and he phoned to arrange it. Sure enough there was one small switch that I had missed. Thankfully full power was restored. Not sure if the old problem was sorted too but can check that only when we have another week of cloud. In the meantime my heartfelt thanks to James for his patience and kindness. Powerless is not a good place to be
Please I ask you to assist my mom Hedy Carmody, with her system urgently, she is a pensioner with no other means of power besides solar. I feel this problem has dragged on long enough. Surely at some stage you put time aside to investigate and rectify what the problem is. The equipment is all your equipment and I’m sure you want your system to work. She has no other means and ignoring the problem and ignoring her pleas is making your company look bad. From here I’m reverting to various platforms to advise people against your equipment as not even you can get it to work properly. Trust we will see a positive response from tomorrow.
When can I hope to get help from you?
Sooo. For over a year now I've been battling with solar. In all fairness Specialized Solar didn't do the installation but it's their equipment. The guys who installed it have since disappeared and after a fire in the system Specialized Solar had to get involved. Almost everything works fine.... when there's sun. But after a few overcast days the converter either refuses to recognise the generator or it works for 2 minutes and then disconnects. Despite repeated phone calls, I just cannot get the problem solved. All it would take is the correct computer setting. So now I sit. At night.. with no power and no way to get power. It seems Eishkom isnt the only one to perfect a rolling blackout.
Specialized Solar Systems in George partnered with Specialized Energy Solutions represented by Johan Vermeulen in order to enlarge the footprint of the company in the Northern Cape.

Steyn Safaris had a new solar system installed in January 2019 from another supplier, however, he was not happy with the performance of the system at all.

After a consultation, the team at Specialized Solar Systems visited the customer and proposed some changes in order to meet the customers’ original mandate and make the solar system more efficient.

Now with a 10kVa 7.92kWp hybrid solar system with a battery capacity of 65KW.

Steyn Safaris existing solar system only afforded them backup during power failures, whereas the re-configured solar system now provides 67% of his total daily energy consumption, including backup power for an additional 10 hours during load shedding.

Alternatively, should the geysers be removed from the current system it will have a substantial impact on the available energy stored in the batteries for other loads.
Substantial savings on electricity each month are taking effect as well as many other benefits for the customer.
Specialized Solar Systems specializes in providing customer-specific solutions & configurations.
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Turnkey solar energy and water pumping solutions. Specialized Solar Systems (SSS) was established in 2008 to develop an affordable, renewable, alternative energy source to the millions in Africa with no foreseeable access to the national electricity supply.

We at Specialized Solar Systems are only in the beginning stages of an incredible journey – both humbling and exciting – to bring sustainable, renewable, affordable, off-grid solar energy into the estimated 600 million non-electrified homes in Africa [source: World Bank]: fast-tracking job creation, infrastructure, communication, water purification, education, entertainment, possibilities, hope …and a better standard of living for all. Established in 2008 , Specialized Solar Systems (SSS) offers monitoring and efficiency evaluations, innovative products, system design, training, sales, financing options and installation services for the African solar market. SSS specializes in accurate energy assessments, application specific system design, swift delivery and application, innovative products, comprehensive product training, product support and sustainable practices. SSS is proud of its many achievements in developing practical environmentally friendly and manageable energy solutions for the many challenges that face Africa from a grass-roots level up. The company advocates the use of renewable energy as a driver for equality acceleration and socio-economic transformation and has formed strategic partnerships with academic institutions to verify sustainable practices and training methodologies to standardize operational blue prints for sustainable large-scale renewable energy implementation. DIVISIONS
Commercial Solar Division:
It makes sense to work with a reliable and experienced installation partner with an established track record that Specialized Solar Systems confidently offers the commercial sector - the added security and peace of mind that making the switch to a commercial solar solution, effortless. Specialized Solar Systems dedicated commercial solar solutions team will carefully examine your energy profile and work within your financial goals and present the most appropriate commercial solar powered offerings available with ongoing support. Residential Solar Division:
Backed by many years of residential solar system design and installations throughout Africa and a huge range of innovative and well-tested products, our in-house experts will advise you about all the available solar solutions options to cater for your specific needs by custom designing a solar solution with our proprietary software giving you a complete overview of system design performance, installation costs, time frames, capitalization and/or return on investment information all
backed up by a legendary support team. Utility- Based Solar Energy Supply Division (innovation)
The use of solar energy production as a primary mechanism for energy distribution for large-scale and diverse demographic coverage is the culmination of many years of product development leading to the formation of an integrated solar energy supply solution. A world first utility-based solar solution is available and provides all the necessary tools in an easy to use, tiered-user, online framework for sustainable and remotely managed energy supply. The integrated solution now 5 years in operation and using a pay-for-energy-usage business model, is used extensively in off-grid electrification projects where remote and ground operations rely on the real-time data for efficient management of clients, vendor outlets(POS) and remote system switching with a variety of billing options.

Operating as usual

Photos from SPECIALIZED SOLAR SYSTEMS's post 08/10/2021

Not only does Specialized Solar Systems supply large commercial energy systems, but we also supply affordable energy systems, ideal for remote areas where there is no such thing as a power grid supplier or a grid connection. These nifty DC energy systems are ready and waiting to leave our factory to go to one of our neighbouring countries as Phase 1 of a project to supply energy to a rural community.

The Energydock DC lithium unit has either a 640 Wh lithium iron phosphate battery or a 1280 Wh battery installed, as well as a MPPT. Enough energy is generated from the solar panel to power lights, chargers and small appliances using the systems with a 640 Wh battery, and the systems that include the 1280 Wh battery can also power a fridge. No grid connection is needed as these systems are run completely off-grid. They are compact, lightweight and affordable, making it possible to bring power to anyone, anywhere, as long as there is sunshine.

Photos from SPECIALIZED SOLAR SYSTEMS's post 07/10/2021

Here is a peek at the ‘behind the scenes’ operations of that impressive solar installation in the Geelhoutboom district, just outside George. This grid-tie installation was completed in two phases and now has a total of 676 solar panels installed and 216 kVA inverters. All the energy generated from these solar panels is consumed by the daily operations of the packhouse (packing machinery, cold rooms etc). No batteries are installed and a generator is used as a backup, if needed.

On average, the energy system produces 980 kWh of energy every day throughout the year (this average includes all the bad weather days, cloudy days and the shorter winter days). However, on a sunny day, this solar PV energy system can produce over 2000 kWh of energy in one day!

When the fruit is not in season, this business has three months of down time. Thanks to an energy banking and net metering agreement with Eskom, the generated energy that is now not consumed during these three months is fed back to the grid and is either credited to the owner or is “banked” to be consumed by the farm at a later stage, extending the cash saving capabilities of this system even further and making this system an effective 'green energy' commercial farming solution.

Photos from SPECIALIZED SOLAR SYSTEMS's post 04/10/2021

Back in 2019 Specialized Solar Systems installed a 324 kVA grid-tie energy system at the Bloemfontein Showgrounds. Two years later we are now increasing the size of the energy system by installing a second solar energy embedded generator, this time a 189 kVA grid-tie energy system. 512 solar panels are currently being installed on the roofs of two buildings at the Showgrounds. The total size the of solar panel installation is 230.4 kWp and this requires 7 inverters, connected in series.

The energy produced is for the Showgrounds’ own use and no batteries are being installed. Intricate calculations involving the careful consideration of many external factors (weather, seasons, sun radiation factor for the exact location, etc) have made this possible. Now, all the potential energy produced will be consumed during the daytime as it is produced (with very little or no wastage) and this will be sufficient energy to meet the demands of the tenants at the Showgrounds where this energy system is being applied.

These cost savings should result in the energy system paying for itself after three years. The system has an expected lifetime of at least 25 years, making this an extremely cost-effective investment, which is fantastic news for the owners and tenants.
Watch this space for photos of the completed installation.

Photos from SPECIALIZED SOLAR SYSTEMS's post 07/09/2021

Just outside George there is a small storage park that does not have any Eskom power. Earlier this week, we installed a small energy system for them, consisting of the Energydock Econo Range Level 4 energy system and four 400Wp solar panels. This provides them with a 1.6 kWp off-grid solar energy system. Using this system, the storage park is now able to power their electric entrance gate, electric fencing, security lights and a CCTV security system with nine cameras, a monitor and an alarm system 24/7.

The complete energy system was installed inside one of the containers, and the four solar panels were mounted on the roof over the containers. As you can see in the photos, it is a very compact installation – no unnecessary clutter and cabling, thanks to the unique design of the Econo Range which houses everything in its single enclosure. This includes the 5 kVA inverter, the MPPT, the 5.120 kWh LiFePO₄ battery and all the necessary fuses and wiring, taking up just 71cm x 42cm of wall space!

As the unit is PV ready, the solar panels are simply connected to the system once they have been mounted on the roof and the wiring is done and voilá… power is on. This entire installation, from the very start to the end of the final testing, took 2 hours to complete, as the Energydock systems are already pre-programmed in our factory, making this a simple, no mess, no fuss installation, which we think is pretty cool!

If you’d like to know more about the Econo Range or any of the other systems in the Energydock range, please click https://specializedsolarsystems.co.za/energydock/ or send us an email at [email protected].

Photos from SPECIALIZED SOLAR SYSTEMS's post 26/08/2021

One of our recent installations was this Energydock Premium Range Level 4 energy system at a home in Glentana (Garden Route).

As you can see in the photos, the Level 4 system was installed in a rather narrow pantry, but it still easily fits into the space, along with a DC Attachment unit and an AC Bypass box, without cluttering the pantry or stealing space.

The Premium Range Level 4 energy system has a 5 kVA Victron Multiplus II inverter and a 5.120 kWh battery. To enable this energy system to also generate power, our client decided to add our DC attachment unit with a 150/100 MPPT (Maximum Power Point Tracker). This meant that the system could be connected to 15 solar panels (of 400 Wp each) that were installed on their roof, resulting in a 6 kWp solar array. Now the Premium Level 4 system is not only a backup unit, but it also offers the homeowners energy security and grid support, enabling them to reduce their monthly energy costs by using the power that the system generates (which is an average of 27 kWh peak per day - not bad for such a compact energy system!) instead of power from the grid.

13/08/2021

The LEVEL 5 energy system is the largest unit in our PREMIUM RANGE and has a NRS 097 approved 5 kVA Victron Multiplus II inverter and a 10.240 kWh lithium iron phosphate battery, both installed in a neat aluminum enclosure and pre-programmed for optimal performance and longevity. This energy system can be remotely monitored using your cell phone or smart device, so you can always check the status of its components, no matter where you are.
The Premium Level 5 energy system can be used as a UPS or hybrid energy system. By adding our DC attachment unit you can also connect solar panels to this system and then use the energy generated to directly power your load during the day time, or the extra energy can be stored in the lithium battery to use later. This energy system can be used in your home or office and will guarantee you energy security and savings.

For more information on this system, and all the other systems in our Energydock range, please send an email to [email protected].

The LEVEL 5 energy system is the largest unit in our PREMIUM RANGE and has a NRS 097 approved 5 kVA Victron Multiplus II inverter and a 10.240 kWh lithium iron phosphate battery, both installed in a neat aluminum enclosure and pre-programmed for optimal performance and longevity. This energy system can be remotely monitored using your cell phone or smart device, so you can always check the status of its components, no matter where you are.
The Premium Level 5 energy system can be used as a UPS or hybrid energy system. By adding our DC attachment unit you can also connect solar panels to this system and then use the energy generated to directly power your load during the day time, or the extra energy can be stored in the lithium battery to use later. This energy system can be used in your home or office and will guarantee you energy security and savings.

For more information on this system, and all the other systems in our Energydock range, please send an email to [email protected].

Photos from SPECIALIZED SOLAR SYSTEMS's post 12/08/2021

We recently installed an Energydock Premium Level 4 energy system in a home in Cape Town. The client also purchased our DC attachment with a 70 amp MPPT (Maximum Power Point Tracker) so that they could install solar panels as well. In total, 8 x 400 Wp solar panels were installed with this energy system so that it now functions as an energy cost saving and backup system (in case of grid failure).
The power produced from the solar panels can either be used during the day to supply some of the home’s energy requirements directly (saving the cost of using power from the grid), or it can be stored in the battery for use during the evening or grid failure. All the essential loads are supplied directly from the inverter, ensuring uninterrupted power supply at all times.
As seen in the photos, the entire installation is uncluttered as almost all the components are housed inside the enclosure. The DC attachment unit clips neatly onto the side of the Level 4 system and any unsightly cables are installed inside trunking.
Not only can the status of the system can be monitored on the unit’s Colour Control’s screen (as seen in the photo), but it can also be monitored on the client’s cell phone via the Victron app, anywhere and anytime, giving our clients complete peace of mind, knowing that they have energy security.

Photos from SPECIALIZED SOLAR SYSTEMS's post 30/07/2021

A bird’s-eye view of a powerful 229.6 kWp solar panel array from our latest commercial installation in the scenic Geelhoutboom district outside George, South Africa. In this installation the solar generation supplements the factory's daytime electricity demand curve. Commercial hybrid solar systems (such as this), will last for many years and provide your business with cost savings and other benefits. A super combined effort from our installation teams.
Get in touch - let us know more about your energy needs.

26/07/2021

The PREMIUM RANGE LEVEL 4 energy system has a 5000 VA Victron Multiplus II inverter installed. This NERSA approved unit is an inverter/charger with built-in device networking, meaning it can be controlled directly from your cell phone or smart device. This makes remote monitoring possible, so you can always check on the status of your system. The 5 kWh lithium iron phosphate battery is already built into the enclosure and has been pre-programmed, along with the rest of the system, for optimal performance. The cycle life of this battery is at least 3000 cycles at 90% depth of discharge, giving it an expected lifespan of 10 years!
The Premium Level 4 energy system can be used as an UPS or hybrid energy system. With the addition of our DC attachment unit you can add solar panels to generate enough energy for your load. This makes the Level 4 system an effective an off-grid system too.

To find out more about this system, please send us an email at [email protected].

The PREMIUM RANGE LEVEL 4 energy system has a 5000 VA Victron Multiplus II inverter installed. This NERSA approved unit is an inverter/charger with built-in device networking, meaning it can be controlled directly from your cell phone or smart device. This makes remote monitoring possible, so you can always check on the status of your system. The 5 kWh lithium iron phosphate battery is already built into the enclosure and has been pre-programmed, along with the rest of the system, for optimal performance. The cycle life of this battery is at least 3000 cycles at 90% depth of discharge, giving it an expected lifespan of 10 years!
The Premium Level 4 energy system can be used as an UPS or hybrid energy system. With the addition of our DC attachment unit you can add solar panels to generate enough energy for your load. This makes the Level 4 system an effective an off-grid system too.

To find out more about this system, please send us an email at [email protected].

14/07/2021

The PREMIUM RANGE LEVEL 3 energy system has a 3000 VA Victron Multiplus II inverter, which makes it possible to monitor and manage this system remotely. Using your cell phone or smart device, you can monitor the system’s status from anywhere, at anytime. It is also NERSA approved. The 5 kWh lithium phosphate battery will provide ample storage to carry you through loadshedding as a backup device (depending on your load) or it can be used as a hybrid system or even an off-grid system (if you add our DC attachment). In these uncertain and difficult economic times, this energy unit will not only give you energy security but also savings on your electricity bill.
For more information on how you can get one of these Premium Level 3 units, please email us at [email protected].

The PREMIUM RANGE LEVEL 3 energy system has a 3000 VA Victron Multiplus II inverter, which makes it possible to monitor and manage this system remotely. Using your cell phone or smart device, you can monitor the system’s status from anywhere, at anytime. It is also NERSA approved. The 5 kWh lithium phosphate battery will provide ample storage to carry you through loadshedding as a backup device (depending on your load) or it can be used as a hybrid system or even an off-grid system (if you add our DC attachment). In these uncertain and difficult economic times, this energy unit will not only give you energy security but also savings on your electricity bill.
For more information on how you can get one of these Premium Level 3 units, please email us at [email protected].

09/07/2021

Next in the EnergyDock Premium Range lineup is the PREMIUM RANGE LEVEL 2 energy system, which has a 1600 VA Victron Multiplus inverter installed. This, together with the 2.560 kWh lithium phosphate battery, ensures that it is an efficient energy system that offers a seamless energy supply when used as an UPS device in your home or office (as backup when the grid power fails). By adding our DC attachment, you could also use this energy system as an off-grid device, simply by adding solar panels. As with all the ENERGYDOCK systems, this unit is pre-programmed for optimal performance and longevity and all its components are neatly housed in a single compact aluminum enclosure. The battery status can be monitored using the colour BMS screen mounted on the front of the system so that you can monitor the system’s performance.
For more information, please email us at [email protected].

Next in the EnergyDock Premium Range lineup is the PREMIUM RANGE LEVEL 2 energy system, which has a 1600 VA Victron Multiplus inverter installed. This, together with the 2.560 kWh lithium phosphate battery, ensures that it is an efficient energy system that offers a seamless energy supply when used as an UPS device in your home or office (as backup when the grid power fails). By adding our DC attachment, you could also use this energy system as an off-grid device, simply by adding solar panels. As with all the ENERGYDOCK systems, this unit is pre-programmed for optimal performance and longevity and all its components are neatly housed in a single compact aluminum enclosure. The battery status can be monitored using the colour BMS screen mounted on the front of the system so that you can monitor the system’s performance.
For more information, please email us at [email protected].

25/06/2021

Meet the Standard Range Level 2 energy device. This NERSA approved energy unit has a built-in pre-programed Victron Multiplus II inverter, allowing you to remotely manage your energy system and monitor the 5.120 kWh lithium phosphate battery. It is ideal as a UPS or hybrid energy system that can be added to over time, allowing you to grow your energy system. With the addition on a MPPT, the Standard Level 2 device can become an off-grid energy system, and it is easy to install as we’ve done the setup for you.
With this energy system, your energy security is guaranteed, and load shedding will pass you by completely unnoticed, at home or at work.
Email us at [email protected] to find out more and how you can have one of these versatile systems in your home or office.

Meet the Standard Range Level 2 energy device. This NERSA approved energy unit has a built-in pre-programed Victron Multiplus II inverter, allowing you to remotely manage your energy system and monitor the 5.120 kWh lithium phosphate battery. It is ideal as a UPS or hybrid energy system that can be added to over time, allowing you to grow your energy system. With the addition on a MPPT, the Standard Level 2 device can become an off-grid energy system, and it is easy to install as we’ve done the setup for you.
With this energy system, your energy security is guaranteed, and load shedding will pass you by completely unnoticed, at home or at work.
Email us at [email protected] to find out more and how you can have one of these versatile systems in your home or office.

Our Story

At Specialized Solar Systems we are only in the beginning stages of an incredible journey – both humbling and exciting – to bring sustainable, renewable, affordable, off-grid solar energy into the estimated 600 million non-electrified homes in Africa [source: World Bank]: fast-tracking job creation, infrastructure, communication, water purification, education, entertainment, possibilities, hope …and a better standard of living for all.

Established in 2008, Specialized Solar Systems offers monitoring and efficiency evaluations, innovative products, system design, training, sales, financing options and installation services for the African solar market.

Specialized Solar Systems specializes in accurate energy assessments, application specific system design, swift delivery and application, innovative products, comprehensive product training, product support and sustainable practices.

Specialized Solar Systems is proud of its many achievements in developing practical environmentally friendly and manageable energy solutions for the many challenges that face Africa from a grass-roots level up. The company advocates the use of renewable energy as a driver for equality acceleration and socio-economic transformation and has formed strategic partnerships with academic institutions to verify sustainable practices and training methodologies to standardize operational blue prints for sustainable large-scale renewable energy implementation.

DIVISIONS
Commercial Solar Division:
It makes sense to work with a reliable and experienced installation partner with an established track record that Specialized Solar Systems confidently offers the commercial sector - the added security and peace of mind that making the switch to a commercial solar solution, effortless. Specialized Solar Systems dedicated commercial solar solutions team will carefully examine your energy profile and work within your financial goals and present the most appropriate commercial solar powered offerings available with ongoing support.

Residential Solar Division:
Backed by many years of residential solar system design and installations throughout Africa and a huge range of innovative and well-tested products, our in-house experts will advise you about all the available solar solutions options to cater for your specific needs by custom designing a solar solution with our proprietary software giving you a complete overview of system design performance, installation costs, time frames, capitalization and/or return on investment information all
backed up by a legendary support team.

Utility- Based Solar Energy Supply Division (innovation)
The use of solar energy production as a primary mechanism for energy distribution for large-scale and diverse demographic coverage is the culmination of many years of product development leading to the formation of an integrated solar energy supply solution. A world first utility-based solar solution is available and provides all the necessary tools in an easy to use, tiered-user, online framework for sustainable and remotely managed energy supply. The integrated solution now 5 years in operation and using a pay-for-energy-usage business model, is used extensively in off-grid electrification projects where remote and ground operations rely on the real-time data for efficient management of clients, vendor outlets(POS) and remote system switching with a variety of billing options.



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