Solar Compliance and Registration

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The authorities have now realised

The importance of regulation

The authorities have now realised the importance of regulating the quality and safety of installations due to the high volumes of households installing solar. It has become very crucial to make sure that your system is compliant with all the latest requirements and regulations. The authorities regularly review the regulations and although you received a compliance certificate a few years ago, it could be that your system doesn’t necessarily meet the latest regulations and safety requirements anymore. This has implications when you want to include your solar investment in your homeowner insurance. Non-compliance with the regulations may result in the rejection of a possible claim in the event of fire or other damage.

Furthermore, many people are not aware that local authorities now expect consumers to register all solar systems with them. This is the so-called SSEG (Small Scale Embedded Generation) registration process. Most local governments on the Garden Route have already issued a D-date when homeowners must comply with the regulations, otherwise, you run the risk of a possible fine as well as having your electrical connection disconnected from the city council. So it has far-reaching implications if you ignore it.

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It is a technical and time-consuming procedure

Among other things, a schematic diagram of your system and how it is connected to your distribution board, as well as an NRS certification of equipment and the Electrical Certificate of Compliance must be submitted. The city councils have also issued a list of approved inverters who meet their requirements and if your inverter is not on the list, you may run the risk of your application being rejected.

Although it is very simple if we assist you

We are here to help

Powerhour Solar that are celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2024

Our shop on the corner of Memorium and Courtenay streets is a very famous landmark and we have been at the same location for the last 10 years. We have helped several residential and business owners with either a load-shedding solution or a full solar system over the last decade. Our customer review and testimony section on our website reflects the gratitude of thousands of satisfied clients. Experience only comes with time and although several smaller players are entering the market, Powerhour Solar has the confidence that they are the best positioned to serve clients with advice and to render a superior after sales service. Every family's need is unique and so we design modular systems that can adapt and expand over time. Powerhour has several teams that ensure that you receive the necessary aftercare and backup service, which is essential when you want to be independent of the grid. Powerhour Solar features a whole team of competent, accredited, and registered electricians who can assist you with the process. Powerhour is also a member of the Electrical Contractors Association of SA (ECA) and is subject to the association's code of conduct. We join hands with you and handle all these processes on your behalf. We walk through the process with you step by step and provide a support service. The big question is where to start. Come to the Powerhour Solar shop in George where our consultants serve the entire Garden Route and Klein Karoo. Bring along your property tax account, the owner of the site's ID document as well as photos of your distribution board and solar installation.

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