Using Bespoke Solar Systems in Cape Town to provide Energy Independence

Solar Systems in Cape Town for residential, commercial and industrial clients. Turnkey Solutions provided by the leading Company for Solar Power in Cape Town.
Treetops offers a 10-year track record for your peace-of-mind when investing into your Energy Independence.

Produce Solar Electricity

Produce your own electricity at zero cost. The sun won’t invoice you.

Lithium Energy Storage

Store your Electricity for night-time and power outages.

Reduce CO2 Emission

In South Africa, every kWh of electricity releases 0.5kg CO2 

Escalating Savings Annually

The savings of your PV System escalate alongside the electricity tariff.

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6 Steps to ensure the success of your Solar System

Treetops is the leading Turnkey System Integrator for Photovoltaic Systems. We are specialized in Solar Systems and the reliable and affordable supply of electricity to homes and businesses. Our Battery and UPS Systems provide uninterrupted Power on a residential and industrial (several MVA) scale.

We take over the lead for every step of your way to Energy Independence and provide you with a hassle-free Turnkey experience.

1. Client Consultation

Every client has a different requirement to his Solar System. The requirement largely depends on the monthly electricity consumption or the specific set of appliances that need to be connected to the System. An important factor for the commercial use of Solar Power is a detailed load-assessment referencing the electricity tariff.

Our qualified engineering consultants will discuss all possibilities with you and make sure that, should your requirements grow in future, your Solar System is ready to grow with you. 

2. Design & Client Approval

After our initial consultation we will provide you with various options including detailed pricing structures. This will enable you to make an educated decision about the best cost vs performance ratio for your Energy Independence.

All designs will clearly state what future upgrade possibilities your Solar System offers. This ensures that you have clear path ahead for your Energy Independence.

3. Detailed Planning & Project Acceptance

Once you have decided which option of your Solar System is the right one for you, we will produce detailed 3D drawings of how your Solar System is going to be installed and integrated in your Home or Business.  

After approval of these final plans, we will issue the final quotation for your project and are moving ahead with the Installation.

4. Installation & Registration with the Municipality

Our roof installation and electrical teams are fully qualified and specifically trained for the installation and commissioning of your Photovoltaic Equipment.

All of the PV Equipment we are proposing to you is fully compliant with your Municipality. This ensures that the application and registration process of your Solar System will be smooth and successful.

5. Commissioning & Hand-over to our Client

After the installation is complete, our teams check all connections and make sure the equipment is functional. The commissioning process usually takes only a couple of minutes. Once completed, your Solar System is fully operational and you will be Energy Independent.

We will train you to operate and read your new Equipment and make sure you feel comfortable.

6. Feedback, Remote Monitoring & After-Sales Service

We always strive to deliver outstanding Services and Products to our clients. It is very important to us to hear what went well and if there was anything we can improve on. You can find out what our clients say about us in our Guestbook!

All of our Solar Systems are equipped with Remote Monitoring and Control units. This enables us to take pro-active measures and ensure full functionality of your Solar System.

You will also have access to the Remote Monitoring, so you can check on your System Health from anywhere in the world.

Treetops provides detailed planning and designs for every client and ensures that all requirements are understood and met. Our clients appreciate the detail and quality of consultation and time invested into their Solar System. We use our strategic partnerships in the energy distribution industry to provide especially engineered solutions for clients with extraordinary needs.

Our Solar Systems at a glance – what we do

This 165kWp Commercial PV System reduces the electricity bill of our client by more than R350,000.00 per annum.

Commercial Solar Systems Cape Town
Industrial Photovoltaic System

Paarl

This family home is almost completely Energy Independent with a 15kWp PV System and a 60kWh Lithium Battery.

Solar System Cape Town
Residential Solar Battery System

Constantia

This residence is almost completely Energy Independent with 35kWp of Solar Panels and a 160kWh Lithium Battery. 

Solar System in Cape Town with Lithium-Battery
Residential PV System with Batteries

Constantia

This 44kWp Commercial PV System reduces the electricity bill of our client by more than R100,000.00 per annum.

Commercial Solar Systems in Cape Town
Commercial Solar System

Durbanville

This 88kWp Commercial Solar System reduces the electricity bill of our client by more than R180,000.00 per annum.

Commercial Solar System Cape Town
Commercial Photovoltaic System

Lansdowne

This 165kWp Commercial Solar System reduces the electricity bill of our client by more than R350,000.00 per annum.

Solar System Cape Town for Farmer in Philippi
Commercial Photovoltaic System

Philippi

This PV System at Crayfish Lodge Guest House makes the owners Energy Independent with 11kWp of Solar Panels and 2x Tesla Powerwall 2 with 28kWh of Energy Storage 

Solar Systems Cape Town with Tesla Powerwall 2
Guest House PV and Battery System

De Kelders – Gansbaai

This 198kWp Commercial Solar System reduces the electricity bill of our client by more than R450,000.00 per annum.

Solar System in Cape Town for Commercial Printing Company
Commercial PV System

Maitland

The Ocean Lounge in Camps Bay enjoys Energy Independence with a 4.7kWp Photovoltaic System and a Tesla Powerwall 1.

Solar Systems Cape Town with Tesla Powerwall for Guest House in Camps Bay
Solar Power System with Battery Backup

Camps Bay

SOPRA Apartments in the heart of Nova Constantia provides Tranquility with a 17.3kWp Photovoltaic System, paired with 40kWh of Lithium Battery.

Residential Solar System Cape Town with Lithium Batteries
Residential Photovoltaic System

Nova Constantia

This PV System in Durbanville decided to reduce their Carbon Footprint and Electricity Bill with 9.5kWp of Solar Panels and 20kWh Lithium Battery.

Residential Solar System in Cape Town - Durbanville
Residential Photovoltaic System

Nova Constantia

This Photovoltaic System in Constantia decided to reduce their Carbon Footprint and Electricity Bill with 4.8kWp of Solar Panels and 15kWh Lithium Battery.

PV System Cape Town with Solar Panels and Lithium Battery
Residential Photovoltaic System

Nova Constantia

Different types of Solar Systems explained

With our Photovoltaic Systems we strive to fulfill every need of our customers. When you decide, it is time to become Energy Independent using Solar Power, Treetops Renewable Energy Systems will provide you with the best possible service to give you peace-of-mind about your Renewable Energy System Installation. We will tailor your Solar System exactly around your requirements. We can stick to your budget, achieve a certain saving per month or assist you going off-grid. Our System will help you to realize your energy independence.

Solar System Cape Town

A grid-tied PV System for your home is a great choice when you have a high electricity consumption during daylight hours. 

Usually, these systems don’t have Batteries connected to them. However, the Tesla Powerwall 2 can retro-fit to any existing grid-tied Solar System.

Most Municipalities do allow residential clients to feed back excess PV Electricity back into the grid and credit you on your electricity bill.

Solar System in Cape Town with Lithium-Battery

Residential Solar Systems with Batteries

A Photovoltaic System with Batteries for your home is the best way to become Energy Independent. You will cover your electricity demand during daytime with your Photovoltaic Panels and store excess Solar Electricity in the Battery. 

At night-time and during power failures you will use the electricity stored within your Battery.

Commercial Solar Systems Cape Town

A PV System is an excellent investment for your business and utilizes your roof to create attractive returns.

Depending on your electricity tariff and your operating hours, a Photovoltaic System can reduce the electricity bill of your business by up to 90% of your annual spending.

We are offering Renewable Energy Finance for your Business with Zero Capital Investment.

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Craig & Marlene Bradnick Craig & Marlene Bradnick from De Wijnlanden Estate, Stellenbosch wrote on August 3, 2020 at 11:35 am:
Several years ago, after quite thorough research, we elected to wait until the Tesla Powerwall was available in South Africa. From January 2020 the Tesla Powerwall 2 has been available locally, & Treetops are the approved installers. Treetops installed & commissioned our first PW2 in May, & added a 24 Panel 2 inverter Solar PV system to the PW2 late in June. From consultations, advice, quotations, installations, commissioning to after sales service & availability we have been incredibly impressed with Treetops knowledge, guidance, professionalism & impeccable level of workmanship. The electrical team (Carlo, Austin, Jared & co.) need a special mention - they are all perfectionists, & left my garage cleaner when they were finished than it was when they started. Thank you Martin & Stefan, we will & do highly recommend Treetops wherever & whenever we can, & when we install our second Powerwall 2 & upgrade our PV to suite we will look no further than yourselves.
Amanda & Peter Amanda & Peter from Constantia, Cape Town wrote on April 19, 2020 at 10:36 am:
After much research and several investigative meetings with various companies, we decided to commission Treetops to provide and install our solar system and have no doubt that we made the best choice. Treetops are the ultimate professionals in approach, installation and after sales service and we are really impressed with the quality of products and service they have provided. We were also impressed that prior to installation, Treetops conducted a study to measure our existing usage and to ensure the sizing of the installation they recommended met our needs which has definitely proven to be as accurate as we could have wished for. Our system consists of 14 panels, a 15kWh Lithium Battery and a 10kVA MLT inverter. Installation took 2 days and not only is the installation extremely neat, both the rooftop installation team as well as the electrical guys were unobtrusive and professional in keeping with what we had come to expect from our interactions with Treetops. Subsequent to installation, both Martin & Stefan have and continue to provide excellent after sales support and we continue to learn how to get the best out of our system. We are extremely pleased and appreciate the outstanding service that we have received from Treetops and are very happy to recommend them to their future customers.
Duncan Duncan from Durbanville, Cape Town wrote on April 16, 2020 at 3:07 pm:
Treetops commissioned and installed our hybrid PV system consisting of 28 x 340 watt panels, an 8kVA inverter and 20kWh LiFe polymer battery. The execution of the project was professional and exceeded our expectations, especially in the neatness of the installation. The system works perfectly and in some months we've seen a reduction of more than 90% on our previous electricity invoices. Stefan is always on hand for assistance, and his after sales service has been fantastic. Load-shedding is now a thing of the past for us, as is our noisy, expensive to run generator.

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Residential Renewable Energy Solutions with Batteries and Full Home Backup

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Is a Residential Solar System with a Battery the right choice for you?

A Residential Solution with Batteries is able to store surplus Solar Power, that your Solar Panels produce during daytime, and stores it in your Battery for consumption at night-time, as well as for Power Failures and Load-shedding. Especially when most of your electricity is consumed at night-time and you don’t want to have any power failures or load-shedding anymore, we highly recommend to install a Solar System with Batteries. 

It is important to choose the right technology and size for your Battery to pair with your Solar System. 
Treetops’ philosophy is that no new-built Solar System should use old lead-acid Batteries, but rather state-of-the-art Lithium Batteries, which will significantly increase the efficiency and reliability of your Solar System.

Against widespread believe, using Lithium Batteries will not make your System more expensive! The increased efficiency of Lithium Batteries allow you to reduce the size and cost of most other components of your Solar System, resulting in a similar or even lower cost.



How does Solar Power combined with Batteries reduce your electricity bill?

Once your Residential Solution is installed at your home and you are Energy Independent with Solar Power, you will reduce the purchases from the municipality or Eskom. Instead you will use your own produced Electricity by your Solar Panels and the Solar Power stored in your Batteries.

Tesla Powerwall 2 Backup and Solar System

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Is a Tesla Powerwall 2 Backup and Solar System the right choice for you?

Tesla Powerwall 2 is the most anticipated product for Home Owners of South Africa since its launch in October 2016. Since January 2020 the world’s famous Home Storage System is finally available for Homes and Offices in South Africa!

Tesla Powerwall 2 integrates into your Home via the Tesla 2 Gateway. It is its very own Sub-DB for your Backup Appliances that will stay on when the power goes off. The Gateway is capable of delivering sufficient Power to back up your whole home – however, each Tesla Powerwall 2 is able to output 5kW each. If you would like to have your whole Home on backup, you will likely have to install at least 2x Tesla Powerwall 2.

The Home Battery integrates easily with over 90% of the markets grid-tied inverters. This makes it very easy for you to add Solar Panels and a huge cost-saving to the benefit list of this product. We always recommend adding Solar Panels to your Backup System. They ensure that you have a Return on your Investment and they support you in extended power failures, as they will continue to produce Electricity, even when the grid is off.

Tesla Powerwall 2 is an IP65 certified Home Battery that can be mounted outdoors! Add an eye-catcher to your entertainment area with this product and forget about load-shedding alltogether.

How does Solar Power combined with Batteries reduce your electricity bill?

Once your Residential Solution is installed at your home and you are Energy Independent with Solar Power, you will reduce the purchases from the municipality or Eskom. Instead you will use your own produced Electricity by your Solar Panels and the Solar Power stored in your Batteries.

Residential Renewable Energy Solutions with Batteries and Partial Home Backup

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Is a Residential Solar System with a Battery the right choice for you?

A Residential Solution with Batteries is able to store surplus Solar Power, that your Solar Panels produce during daytime, and stores it in your Battery for consumption at night-time, as well as for Power Failures and Load-shedding. Especially when most of your electricity is consumed at night-time and you don’t want to have any power failures or load-shedding anymore, we highly recommend to install a Solar System with Batteries. 

It is important to choose the right technology and size for your Battery to pair with your Solar System. 
Treetops’ philosophy is that no new-built Solar System should use old lead-acid Batteries, but rather state-of-the-art Lithium Batteries, which will significantly increase the efficiency and reliability of your Solar System.

Against widespread believe, using Lithium Batteries will not make your System more expensive! The increased efficiency of Lithium Batteries allow you to reduce the size and cost of most other components of your Solar System, resulting in a similar or even lower cost.



How does Solar Power combined with Batteries reduce your electricity bill?

Once your Residential Solution is installed at your home and you are Energy Independent with Solar Power, you will reduce the purchases from the municipality or Eskom. Instead you will use your own produced Electricity by your Solar Panels and the Solar Power stored in your Batteries.

Residential Renewable Energy Solutions without Batteries

We are looking forward to receiving your Residential grid-tied Solar System Design. 
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Is a Residential Solar System without Batteries the right choice for you?

A Solar System without Batteries produces electricity during daytime and does not have the option to store excess electricity from its Solar Panels for night-time in Batteries. This means you need to adjust your electricity consumption pattern to accommodate the electricity production of your Residential Solar System. It is important to note that without Batteries connected to your Solar System, it has to shut down during power failures and load-shedding to comply with national safety regulations.

Most municipalities are encouraging the installation of Solar Systems on your home! The widely used term for this is “Small Scale Embedded Generation”, or short SSEG. This means that the municipality accepts a legal Solar System Installation, that remains within their set parameters, and credits you any excess electricity, that you are feeding back into the grid during daytime.

Since January 2020, Tesla Powerwall 2 is available to purchase and install in South Africa. Tesla Powerwall 2 is a high-end Lithium Battery, produced by the internationally known and quality-driven company Tesla. It enables you to add a Lithium Battery to your Solar System at any time, even if your Inverter can’t accommodate Batteries itself. This is a big step for the Solar Industry and provides you with important freedom of choice when making the first step towards your Energy Independence.



How does Solar Power reduce your electricity Bill?

Once your Residential Solar System is installed at your home and you are Energy Independent with Solar Power, you will reduce the purchases from the municipality or Eskom. Instead you will use your own produced Electricity by your Solar Panels during daytime. Any excess electricity will be sent back into the grid and you will receive a credit on your electricity bill.

Commercial Renewable Energy Solutions

We are looking forward to receiving your Commercial Solar System Design. 
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Is a Commercial Solar System the right choice for you?

Most Commercial Solar Systems are built without Batteries. All of its produced Solar Power needs to be used during daytime, when it is produced. Luckily, most Businesses consume their most Electricity during daytime, making a Commercial Solar System the perfect fit to reduce your monthly expenses and achieve an average Return on Investment of over 30% over 25 years.

You purchase your Electricity for the next 25+ years today, at today’s rate and without any future increases. Your Commercial Solar System is like a Generator, only that the fuel is Sunshine, which is completely free!

We highly recommend using SolarEdge for your Commercial Solar System. It is the most advanced technology available and offers superior financial and electricity yields, as well as warranties of up to 25 years on their Power Optimisers, and up to 20 years on their inverters. This will truly be a future-proof investment.

We are offering Solar System Finance in Cape Town for your Commercial PV System!


How does a Commercial Solar System reduce your Electricity Bill?

Instead of purchasing Electricity from your Municipality or Eskom, you produce your own Electricity and use it in your Business. This will prevent Electricity Purchases and thus costs.

Additionally, most Municipalities accept your excess Electricity Production, e.g. on weekends, and credit you for it on your Electricity Bill. This way you can achieve a reduction of your annual Electricity Bill by over 90%, by installing a Commercial Solar System.

Treetops is a Tesla Powerwall 2
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Tesla Powerwall 2 is one of the most advanced Solar Home Batteries on the South African market. You can easily retro-fit Tesla Powerwall 2 to any existing PV System and save up to 80% on your annual electricity bill.


How much does a Tesla Powerwall 2 cost?

$ 8,100 .00

1x Tesla Powerwall 2 and 1x Tesla Backup Gateway are officially priced at $8,100.00 – ZAR pricing will depend on the prevalent exchange rate.
Price excludes VAT, Installation, Registration and miscellaneous components.

References – What our Clients think about us

  • 5 star review  Thanks for the communication from Mark.

    thumb Sonja Cloete
    9/23/2020
  • 5 star review  After much research and several investigative meetings with various companies, we decided to commission Treetops to provide and install our solar system and have no doubt that we made the best choice. Treetops are the ultimate professionals in approach, installation and after sales service and we are really impressed with the quality of products and service they have provided. We were also impressed that prior to installation, Treetops conducted a study to measure our existing usage and to ensure the sizing of the installation they recommended met our needs which has definitely proven to be as accurate as we could have wished for. Our system consists of 14 panels, a 15kWh Lithium Battery and a 10kVA MLT inverter. Installation took 2 days and not only is the installation extremely neat, both the rooftop installation team as well as the electrical guys were unobtrusive and professional in keeping with what we had come to expect from our interactions with Treetops. Subsequent to installation, both Martin & Stefan have and continue to provide excellent after sales support and we continue to learn how to get the best out of our system. We are extremely pleased and appreciate the outstanding service that we have received from Treetops and are very happy to recommend them to their future customers.

    thumb Amanda Mare
    4/19/2020
  • 5 star review  Used them twice now - for my solar EV installation a few years ago and just now for a Tesla Powerwall installation - and am 100% happy. Definitely recommend them for any of their service offerings

    thumb Reinhard F Kern
    2/08/2020
  • 5 star review  Treetops Renewable Energy Systems gives good services

    thumb Richard Smart
    7/24/2019
  • 5 star review  Treetops guarantee you the best service and products possible. My one stop Renewable energy system company. Treetops you the best.......

    thumb Janine Jardine
    7/24/2019
  • 5 star review  Top company with best german engineering!

    thumb Dieter Ortmann
    7/23/2019
  • 5 star review  its very secure it shows my account is well protected

    thumb Isaac Chitete
    9/18/2017

Energy Independence is our Family Businesss

Treetops Renewable Energy Systems is run by a Father & Daughter team – Martin Pollack and Helen Ortmann. 

With over a decade of experience in the PV Industry and strong values, we ensure that your Energy Independence Journey will be a success.

How much does a Residential Solar System without Batteries cost?

Depending on how much Electricity you are using during daytime, you will require between 1kWp and 6kWp of Solar Panels to significantly reduce your Electricity Bill.

Our Residential PV Solutions without Batteries price start from:

ZAR 29,000 .00

How much does a Residential Solar System with Batteries cost?

Depending on how much Electricity you are using within 24 hours, you will require between 3kWp and 15kWp of Solar Panels, combined with 5kWh to 80kWh of Lithium Batteries to significantly reduce your Electricity Bill.

Our Residential PV Solutions with Batteries price start from:

ZAR 99,000 .00

How much does a Commercial Solar System cost?

Depending on how much Electricity you are using during daytime, you will require between 10kWp (Offices) and 3,000kWp (Shopping Malls) of Solar Panels to significantly reduce your Electricity Bill.

Our Commercial PV Solutions without Batteries price start from:

ZAR 149,000 .00

f.a.q. – Frequently Asked QUestions

How much does a Solar System in Cape Town cost?

Depending on how much Electricity you are using and at what time of the day you are using most of it, most people will require between 1kWp and 6kWp of Solar Panels.

When using only Solar Panels without Batteries, costs start at ZAR 29,000.00 incl. VAT for 1kWp of Solar Panels, fully installed and registered.

According to how much Electricity you are using at night, most people will be able to sustain their Electricity need for 1 day with a Lithium Battery of 5kWh to 20kWh.

When adding Batteries to your Solar Panels, costs start at ZAR 59,000.00 incl. VAT for 1kWp of Solar Panels and 2.5kWh of Lithium Batteries, fully installed and registered.

How much does it cost to install Solar panels in Cape Town?

The installation of Solar Panels in Cape Town is depending on the type of roof you have. Roof tiles are generally the most expensive structures to mount Solar Panels to, while metal roofs have proven to be the fastest and cheapest.

The number of Solar Panels is directly correlating to your Electricity Usage. Most people will be able to cover their daily electricity requirement with 1kWp to 6kWp of Solar Panels.

To install 1kWp of Solar Panels in Cape Town will cost approximately ZAR 29,000.00 incl. VAT, fully installed and registered.

Are Lithium Batteries cheaper than Lead-Acid Batteries?

Yes, Lithium Batteries are cheaper than Lead-Acid Batteries. 

Lithium Batteries are significantly more efficient than lead-acid batteries. Lead-acid looses over between 30% and 50% of the electricity you are charging into it, while Lithium looses only around 5%. This means that all of your other parts of your Solar System have to be twice the size to have the same output, as if you had installed a Lithium Battery.

Additionally, Lead-Acid Batteries can only be discharged by 30%, while Lithium can be discharged by over 80%. This means that you need to buy a lot more Lead-Acid Batteries to store and use the same Electricity.

Do you offer Solar System FInance / PV Renting in Cape Town?

Treetops offers Solar System Finance (also PV Renting) in Cape Town. 

For now our offering is limited to commercial, industrial and agricultural clients.

However, we are actively pursuing possibilities to offer an affordable financing option for Homes and Houses, to enable everyone to benefit from Solar Power in Cape Town.

How much Solar Power do I need in Cape Town?

That depends on how much Electricity you are using every month. 1kWp of Solar Power in Cape Town produces between 1,400kWh and 1,700kWh per annum, depending on roof angle, technology and skill level of your Turnkey Integrator.

Most households will cover their annual Electricity needs with a 1kWp to 6kWp of Solar Power.

How much does Solar Power in Cape Town cost?

Solar Power in Cape Town is not expensive. 1kWp of Solar Power, without using Batteries, can be installed and registered for as little as R29,000.00 incl. VAT with Treetops.

If you would like to add Lithium Batteries to your Solar Power System, you can install and register a 1kWp Solar System with a 2.5kWh Battery for as little as R59,000.00 incl. VAT.

Our latest PV Projects

Battery-Backup-and-Solar-Power-Cape-Town
This family in Newlands made the statement to not be affected anymore by load-shedding and electricity price increases. The Solar System consists of the latest 28x 320W Mono Perc Solar Panels, totaling 8.96kWp of Solar Power Capacity. With 2x 15kWh Lithium Batteries from Freedom Won they can use their Solar Power even at night and during Load-shedding. When does your […]
Tesla Powerwall 2 with Solar Power
The Crayfish Lodge in Gansbaai decided to become fully Energy Independent with the Tesla Powerwall 2. With their Solar Panel Upgrade on its way, Crayfish Lodge will have a 16.16kWp Solar System, optimised by SolarEdge, and 3x Tesla Powerwall 2 with 3x Tesla 2 Gateways to ensure that most of the Guest House remains operational, even in Load-Shedding with its […]
Commercial Solar System in Cape Town
Our client decided to build a commercial Solar System for his Business to gain competitive advantage and reduce his electricity bill. To assist with cashflow, we have split the commercial Solar System into 3 phases to implement one phase each year for 3 consecutive years. Each phase consists of a 100kWp Solar System, connected to 82.8kVA of inverters. Our client […]
Residential High-Efficiency Solar System with Tesla Powerwall
The Solar System consists of 5.4kWp of Solar Panels and a 7kWh Battery. By combining SolarEdge, the leading grid-tied inverter manufacturer, with the Tesla Powerwall 1, this client enjoys a vastly reduced electricity bill, as well as protection against Load-shedding. The combination of Solar Power and a Lithium Battery reduces the electricity bill of our client by over R2,000.00 per […]
Residential Solar System in Hout Bay
Treetops built a Large-scale Residential Solar System in Hout Bay consisting of 15kWp of Solar Panels, a 40kWh Lithium Battery and a 10kVA inverter. The property offers tranquil gardens and produces vegetables for its owners and neighbours. The Solar System reduces the electricity bill of the owner by more than R5,000.00 per month and prevents load-shedding and power failures.
Residential Solar System in Durbanville
This beautiful home in Durbanville, Cape Town, reduced their electricity bill by more than R3,000 per month. Treetops has conducted a detailed Energy Study to size this Solar Power System exactly to the clients’ needs. The Solar System consists of 9.52kWp of Solar Panels, a 20kWh Lithium Battery from Freedom Won and a 10kVA MLT inverter. Consultation, Design, Installation and […]
Residential Solar Power System with Batteries in Cape Town
This beautiful home in Constantia, Cape Town, reduced their electricity bill by more than R2,000 per month. Treetops has conducted a detailed Energy Study to size this Solar Power System exactly to the clients’ needs. The PV System consists of 4.9kWp of Solar Panels, a 15kWh Lithium Battery from Freedom Won and a 10kVA MLT inverter. Consultation, Design, Installation and […]
Residential Solar Power System with Batteries in Constantia - Cape Town
SOPRA Apartments in the heart of Constantia is a long-term client of Treetops Renewable Energy Systems. And has now made the next step to total independence of electricity. The owner upgraded his lead-acid batteries to a 40kWh Lithium battery, which is coupled to an 18kW 3-phase MLT inverter. SOPRA Apartments used our large scale Residential Solar System in Constantia to reduce […]
Commercial Solar Power System in Cape Town
Julius Solomon Specialist Labels in Maitland has decided to reduce their overheads and gain competitive advantage with their 99kWp commercial Solar System in Maitland. This is the first phase of 3 on our clients’ way to energy independence. They have chosen the superior optimisation technology of SolarEdge for their Photovoltaic System: Electricity yields of up to 25% higher, compared to […]
4.76kWp Solar System in Camps Bay
This Solar System in Camps Bay was built for the Ocean Lounge, a luxurious German guest house in Camps Bay. The Owner wanted to reduce his energy footprint and decided to install a Tesla Powerwall. The Ocean Lounge used our Residential Solar System to reduce their electricity bill and energy footprint.  4.76kWp of mono-crystalline Solar Modules, which produce more than […]
Flat roof mounted Solar System Hout Bay
Our client makes good use of his flat roof with this 6.75kWp Solar System in Hout Bay, Cape Town. We have used our non-penetrating mounting structure to prevent leaks at any point in time. Even in the windy area of Hout Bay this mounting structure “Made in Germany” will work reliably. The Client used his Residential Solar System to make […]
Residential Solar Battery System, no more load-shedding
Treetops Renewable Energy Systems is working together with the Housing Developers of L’Afrique Verte (Green Africa). With this energy efficient Home and its Solar System in Franschhoek, we are building a truly eco-friendly estate. See how energy efficient building and high quality Residential Solar Systems can reduce your energy footprint to almost 0: 3.78kWp of Solar Modules provide this home […]
Commercial Solar Power System in Philippi, Cape Town
The Gorgens Trust Vegetable Farm in Philippi decided to be one step ahead and built phase 1 of their 61kWp agricultural Solar System in Philippi.  The Gorgens Trust chose the superior optimising technology SolarEdge! Electricity yields of up to 25% higher, compared to traditional string inverters Free, module-level, real-time monitoring for minimum downtime Warranties of 25 years on the optimisers […]
Residential Solar System in Constantia
This is not only a PV System in Constantia. It is the commitment of a whole family to reduce their energy footprint and their electricity bill. The approach for them was clear from the start: Energy Efficiency to reduce his total electricity bill Improving the consumption habits Building this Battery PV System in Constantia   [maxbutton id=”2″ ]   About […]