Combating both COVID-19 & Eskom Load-shedding through Portable Back-up Power Units

In between the team’s busy projects schedule in January 2021, the Zero Point Energy engineering team made some time for R&D to combat the dual crisis of COVID-19 and Eskom load-shedding, and the disastrous impact both have on home-based patients dependent on oxygen concentrator devices that need to run 24-7. The ZPE portable power supply […]

10kW 3-Phase Solar PV + 17.5 kWhr Li-On Battery System – Westdene, JHB

460W solar panel

Scope: We recently concluded an awesome project that the ZPE team worked on for a client in Westdene, Gauteng, South Africa. The system was designed with some novel tech, and successfully commissioned in December 2020. Location: Westdene, Johannesburg Technology: Included 22x top of the range 460W monocrystalline solar panels to maximise 10kWp solar capacity within […]

Custom Containerised Solar PV + Battery Storage Solutions for Africa

battery solar container

Custom Containerised Solar PV + Battery Storage Solutions for Africa Our custom-designed solar PV & battery storage containerised solutions are engineered for Africa, but designed & built locally in Johannesburg. This current pair of retro-fitted shipping container systems were designed for AC-coupled solar PV minigrid integration, taking our electricity-intensive client off-grid using advanced lithium-ion battery […]

First Post COVID-19 Lockdown Installation

victron residential post covid

First Post COVID-19 Lockdown Installation Our first Level 3 residential battery backup system completed post lockdown in South Africa. Good to be back on sites again helping our customers take control of their electricity supplies and to beat any imminent load shedding. This system was designed to include a top-of-the-range 6.5kW battery inverter and 10.5kWhr of lithium-ion batteries, sufficient […]