Solar panels

Solar Energy at home

Unlock the potential of solar energy and transform your home into a sustainable powerhouse. With the escalating energy prices in South Africa, solar energy has become a compelling choice for homeowners. Not only does solar energy offer a green alternative derived from a natural source, but it also positively impacts the world around us. With an impressively short payback period, solar energy becomes an enticing proposition. Curious to learn more? Discover the exceptional solar panels offered by Soly.

Advantages of going Solar

Residential solar systems

We are grasping the challenges of energy transition with both hands. Find out how we are getting more people to enjoy the energy of the sun in the residential market.

Save on electricity bills/ Return on Investment

By generating your own clean energy, and with net metering you can further offset your electricity costs and reduce your reliance on the grid. This way you enjoy long-term electricity savings making your solar investment even more financially advantageous.

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Tax Incentives for South Africans

Installing photovoltaic (PV) panels not only benefits the environment but also your pocket. Take advantage of South African tax incentives that allow you to recoup a portion of your investment, making solar energy an even more financially attractive option.

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Job Creation

The growing solar industry in South Africa creates employment opportunities, stimulating economic growth and contributing to the development of a skilled workforce. By going solar, you’re actively supporting job creation in your community.

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How many solar panels will fit on my roof?

Planning to install solar panels on the roof of your home or garage? Fantastic choice! Solar energy presents a sustainable and financially savvy alternative to traditional fossil fuel sources. We understand your curiosity about the number of solar panels that can be accommodated on your roof. This crucial information provides an estimate of the solar power you can generate. At Soly, we specialize in remotely assessing your roof’s potential and guiding you toward the ideal number of solar panels. Unlock the full power of solar energy for your home today! Want to have a free consultation to discuss the possibilities of solar for your home? Get in touch!

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Calculating the energy generation of solar panels

Want to calculate how much power solar panels can generate and how many panels you will need for your house? This can be done using our calculator. In today’s fast evolving world, sustainable investments lead to substantial monthly savings on electricity bills. The greater the savings, the quicker you’ll recover your initial investment when going solar. Given the current energy prices, the possibilities are highly intriguing. Explore comprehensive insights into the performance of solar panels by clicking the button below.

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What do solar panels cost?

Unveiling the Investment: Understanding Solar Panel Costs Solar panels represent a sustainable investment in both your future and the world we share. The benefits are clear: direct savings on your energy bill and reduced dependence on the unpredictable national energy grid. In South Africa, various suppliers offer a range of solar panel options. Curious about the cost of solar panels at Soly? Allow us to shed light on the details.

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Would you opt for a Buy or Rent to own
solar system?

We offer you two different concepts to take the step towards a sustainable future. Which option suits your situation best?

Become an owner
Installation without upfront costs

Buy your solar system at Soly

  • A full owner of your solar system from day 1

  • No furthter costs after installation

  • Solar panel efficiency is higher if you buy

  • Increase in the value of your property

  • Buying solar panels is a relatively large investment

  • Any maintenance and repair costs are at your own expense

Rent to own your solar system at Soly

  • Warranties largely held by Soly

  • Free installation of your solar system

  • Start saving immediately, instead of recouping

  • The yield is always higher than your monthly payment

  • You’ll pay a fixed monthly amount as repayment

  • It’ll take 10 years before the system is all yours


Buy solar panels

Want full ownership of your own solar system from day one? This ensures that you take full advantage of the benefits of solar panels. After installation, you have no more costs, while the yield remains entirely for yourself. Every kWh you generate with solar panels can be used on a daily basis within your household. A big advantage of buying a solar system? You are only one investment away from your own solar system at home. One small drawback? The investment itself can be quite high.


Rent solar panels

Our Rent to Own offer makes solar panels accessible to a much larger group of people. This arrangement won’t ask you for an upfront investment. Instead, the solar system is installed for free, while payment will be a monthly phenomenon. You can think of this as a subscription to solar panels. During the term of the rental agreement, you pay a fixed monthly fee that is always lower than the yield of your solar panels. So you can in fact enjoy solar panels ‘for free’ and save on your energy bill.

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Payment plans for solar panels

A third option is our most recent payment plans for solar panels solution. As making the move towards solar panels is an exciting step, it’s also an overwhelming task. And it might be a little expensive as well, especially when opting for buying a solar system. How does a payment plan for solar panels work? Once the personalised quote for your solar system is determined, our team will guide you through financing options designed to best fit your budget. Next, our partner Ooba offers a unique step-by-step programme, allowing you to pay off the system in a structured way.


Request a consultation

To set up a no-obligation consultation, we ask you to leave your details so that we can contact you.

  • An experienced advisor will look at the best solution for your situation
  • We take the time to discuss your needs and answer any questions you may have
  • After the consultation, we share a no-obligation quote

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    Knowledge Base

    Want to be fully informed about solar panels, and learn more about their benefits, warranties, installation and more? We would like to point you to our knowledge base. Here you will find information on several topics.
    How many solar panels do I need?
    Ideally, you want to install just enough solar panels to "cover" your annual power consumption. We'll tell you all about defining the number of solar panels.
    Solar panels during South Africa’s winter
    As winter settles in South Africa, the days become shorter, and the amount of sunshine diminishes. How will it affect your solar panels?
    Can solar panels be recycled?
    The average solar panel has a 25-year lifetime, which is only increasing. Can solar panels be recycled once they have reached the end of their lifespan?

    Contact Soly

    Want to have a chat? Our team is always happy to help you out.