Category: Energy Business

Start a Generator & Inverter Rental Business

So we have all now established that regardless of skin colour no one will be able to turn Eskom around, something I have been saying time and time and time and time and time again. Problem Solution Imagine this: You have a business, The Dark Knight strikes peak hours, you looking at two hours of productivity down the drain. You phone a number and someone delivers a generator or inverter with battery, when power comes […]

Start a Solar Power Business

The past week the International Energy Agency (IEA) declared solar to be the cheapest electricity in history while coal-dependent Eskom swung to an R20.5 billion loss for the last financial year (R20500000000 loss in 365 days) pushing their debt burden to R484 billion (the money required to service the debt alone runs into the tens of billions annually). The opportunity The numbers above indicate a very bad situation, basically, a black hole with no end in […]

Start a Load Shedding Solutions Business

Load-shedding or rolling blackouts are the deliberate shutdown of electric power in a part or parts of a power-distribution system, generally to prevent the failure of the entire system when the demand strains the capacity of the system. In South Africa this is a common occurrence. And solving this problem certainly meets the threshold of a problem that people are willing to pay money to resolve for the simple fact that Eskom is a monopoly […]

Start a Renewable Energy Company

Renewable energy is energy that is collected from renewable resources, which are naturally replenished, such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves, and geothermal heat.  Renewable energy often provides energy in four important areas: electricity generation, air and water heating/cooling, transportation, and rural (off-grid) energy services. Renewable energy will become one of the most popular industries in South Africa; it may even become the most important. This is also the most likely industry to produce the […]