Australia has the biggest market in the world for residential solar systems. The country has over 1.5 million residential solar systems installed, in some suburbs you will see solar panels on 40 per cent of houses. It is the highest uptake of solar in the world for residences. While Australia is leading the way for residential solar, homeowners face issues ensuring their solar systems work at maximum capacity and efficiency. A recent study by Sunwiz found that over 51 per cent of solar systems in Australia are under performing, this is based on data from Ausgrid showing that from 8000 solar systems 51.8 per cent are not performing to capacity. Solar Analytics has entered the market to rectify these problems with its ground-breaking Smart Monitor technology.
ACWA Power, one of the world’s leading investor, developer, co-owner and operator of a portfolio of power and desalinated water plants, has developed into a leader of solar energy. Based in Saudi Arabia, the firm’s portfolio of renewable energy projects expands across the globe and can be found in Europe, Africa and Asia. The firm’s most recent and award-winning South African venture is the Bokpoort CSP Independent Power Project (IPP) located in the rural town of Groblershoop in the Northern Cape, 900 kilometers west of Johannesburg.
Since its establishment in 1981 as a provider of residential building and maintenance services, and then residential solar generation, the West Group stands today as one of the world’s longest-running solar power companies.
The West Group provides fully integrated services, incorporating research, design, construction and operation...