South Africa Energy Trends for 2024: What Your Business Needs to Know

The energy crisis, characterised by frequent disruptions and unpredictable load shedding, has a costly ripple effect across South African businesses. These issues threaten not just day-to-day operations but also the long-term viability of an organisation, while the ramifications of ignoring this volatile situation extend beyond immediate disruptions; they could severely impede a business’s ability to…

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The Journey to Energy Resilience in South Africa’s Load-Shedding Crisis

In 2023, Eskom reported that its average year-on-year Energy Availability Factor had dropped to 53.77%, a 9% decrease compared to the same period in 2022. The energy powerhouse confirmed that load shedding in 2023 has become more severe and frequent than in previous years.  Against this backdrop, Solarus’s photovoltaic-thermal (PVT) technology emerges as a beacon…

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Solarus Transforms Buildings into Climate-Positive Assets

A global survey revealed that a significant 82% of travellers prioritise environmentally responsible hotel brands when making holiday accommodation choices. Echoing this sentiment, 41% stated that their decision to opt for sustainable accommodation was driven by a desire to minimise their environmental footprint.  These considerations take on a special urgency for South Africa’s tourism industry,…

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How PVT Hybrid Solutions Bring the Heat and the Light to Your Business

In the heart of a hotel, guests expect hot showers – whether that’s during Stage 6 load shedding or not. Over at the gym, fitness enthusiasts wrap up routines with the intention of enjoying a steaming shower afterwards. In healthcare, the stakes are even higher: consistent electricity and hot water aren’t amenities; they’re lifelines. Traditional…

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How Solarus Makes Solar Energy Financially Accessible For You

When searching for solar power solutions to alleviate the pressures of load shedding on your business, budget is likely top-of-mind. You don’t always have the luxury of making a substantial monetary investment upfront. Sometimes, the only answer can be a cheaper – albeit more expensive in the long-term – solution. This lack of foresight, however,…

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Solarus Shines at Hotel and Hospitality Show: Pioneering Sustainable Energy Solutions for Load Shedding

The Solarus Hot Water Solution Team at the Hospitality Show

In May 2023, the global hospitality industry gathered for the annual Hotel and Hospitality Show, an event where industry professionals from around the world converge to share the latest innovations, build long-lasting connections, and discover solutions to elevate their businesses and better serve their customers. Among the luminaries in attendance were representatives from Solarus –…

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