Overview

As Phase 1 of an initiative to list distributors, agents, suppliers and manufacturers. This page aims to provide contact information for as many brands of equipment possible with the condition that the product has been used  or is being used in South Africa. Should you be aware of a brand that is not listed, please let us know, should you be a distributor of a certain brand and your company name is not reflected, please make us aware in order for the information to be updated.

Index

  1. Inverters

  2. Batteries

  3. Modules

  4. Mounting Structure

  5. Diesel Controllers

  6. System Controllers

 

    1. Inverters

Inverter brands could include Grid-tied, Hybrid and off-grid units. Where units are similar or from the same manufacturer and sold under different names, the different names would be listed individually, e.g. Voltronic inverters.

NrBrandTypeIn-country Support OfficeCompany Responsible for SupportContact PersonTel NrEmail AddressSupport Website 
1ABBGRIDTIEYesAll Electrical Riaan Gerber0761776353riaan@allelec.co.za
2AE RenewablesGRIDTIENo
3AEGGRIDTIENoSinetech 011-8867874
4AEI Power GmbHNo Support in South Africa
5Alpha-ESSHybrid NoKathea Energy,SolarWorld, Heroldts, Midnight EnergyMax LuoContact Distributors for direct Supportmax.luo@alpha-ess.com
6Anhui (EHE New Energy)No Support in South Africa
7APSNo Record
8AXPERT - VoltronicHybridNoFull Circle SolarPaul834350297paul@fullcirclesolar.co.za
9BoschHybridNoTRITECNic van der Westhuizen082 883 3683nic.vanderwesthuizen@tritec-energy.co.za
10Bright Black InverterNo Record
11CanadianGRIDTIENoCanadian GermanyHassan Halouda+49?162?2969706hassan.halouda@canadiansolar.com
12CB Solar - VoltronicHybrid NoRubiconGreg greg@rubiconsa.com
13ChintGRIDTIENOThebe Power SolutionsGert Linde0823211422admin@thebe.co.za
14ConsolNo Record
15Cotek Off-gridNoVarious Distributors
16DanfossVFD'sNo ACDC010 202 3300
17Darfon - Micro inv.Micro InvertersNoNo Record
18DELTAVariousDelta Energy Systems MEA012 663 2714
19Devel Off-GridNoVarious Distributors
20Diehl AKOVarious NoSolar Wholesale Africa011-3153791info@solarwholesale.co.za
21EatonNoRubiconChris Swart021-5550570chris.swart@rubiconsa.com
22Ecco Off-Grid - VoltronicNoVarious Distributors
23Eco-HybridNoVarious Distributors
24Efacec Central invHybridNo Efacec Power Solutions, SGPS, S.A.sgps@efacec.pt
25Ellies - Voltronic
26Embassy Off-GridNo Record
27EnersolisNo Record
28EnphaseMicro InvertersNoNo Support in South Africahttps://enphase.com/en-au/support/get-started-service-manager
29ExeronVariousNoNo Support in South AfricaElena Gatcheva+359 884 611 557e.gatcheva@ips-group.net
30ExtenderNo Record
31FireflyVariousNoFirefly Hybrid Power Ltdsales@fireflyhybridpower.comhttps://www.fireflyhybridpower.com/contact-us/
32FriemNoservice.recon@friem.com
33FroniusVariousYesInnomaticTshepo011-8400840/0664891638support@innomatic.co.za
34GE Power ConversionNoNo Support in South Africa
35Genius PowerHybridNoNo Support in South AfricaSold by Maiden electronics
36GoodweVarious Distributors
37GridMaxGRIDTIENoAll Power041-4513936sales@allpower.co.zahttp://www.allpower.co.za/GridMaxProduct.aspx?ID=1
38GROWATTVariousMartin Watson0825664067
39Hawkins Off-GridYesHawkins031-5792813sales@hawkins.co.zahttps://digisec.co.za/contact-us/
40HoymilesMicro InverterEllies
41HUAWEIGRIDTIEYesHuaweiMea0800666006mea_inverter_support@huawei.com
42IconHybridYesEnergy Partners0600 703 608info.solar@energypartners.co.za
43IEnergy Micro inv.NoNo Record
44ImeonHybridNoVarious Distributorshttps://imeon-energy.co.za/support-uk/
45INFINI - VoltronicHybrid NoFull Circle SolarPaul0834350297paul@fullcirclesolar.co.za
46IngeteamVariousYesIngeteamAitor Aizpurua Gomez011 3143190Aitor.Aizpurua@ingeteam.com
47INVTNo Support in South Africa
48JFYNo Support in South Africa
49JianguNo Support in South Africa
50KACOVariousKACO/MICROCARE (Siemens (PV) Technical Support)Tristan Goertz0730600168Tristan.Goertz@kaco-newenergy.dehttps://kaco-newenergy.com/nc/service/customer-service/
51KLNE(Beijing Kinglong New Energy)No Support in South Africa
52KODAKHybrid NoFull Circle SolarPaul0834350297paul@fullcirclesolar.co.za
53KyotoGridtieNoSolarsecRoger Govindasamy0797361432roger@solarsec.co.za
54LuminousVariousNoLuminous Power Technologies care@luminousindia.com
55MagnumVariousNoSensata Technologiesmagnumsupport@sensata.comhttps://www.magnum-dimensions.com/contact-power-conversion-solutions-team
56MeanwellVariousNoVarious Distributors
57Mecer - VoltronicVariousYesMustekMike Cassidy083 974 3918mikec@mustek.co.za
58MicrocareVariousYesMicrocareDirk Visser041 453-5761support@microcare.co.zahttp://microcare.co.za/tech-support/
59MLT (Karoo-PowerStar-Oasis)VariousYesMLT DrivesRiaan Opperman021-2011335/0879432299riaan@mltinverters.comhttps://mltpower.com/
60MrPower Off-GridNo Record
61New Earth Energy - VoltronicVariousYesNew Earth EnergyDAVE VAN RENSBURG079 563 0275dave@newearthenergy.co.za
62NEXA Off-GridHybridNoNEXA SOLAR PVT. LTD
63Omnik New EnergyVariousNoOmnik New Energy Co., Ltd.86-512-6956-8216sales@omnik-solar.comhttps://www.omnik-solar.com/after-sale-service
64Omnipower Off-GridVariousNoSinetechWarren Alliston0826198437Warren@sinetech.co.za
65OmronVSD'sYesOmron Electronics (Pty) Ltd0860 66766 1
66OutbackVariousNoVarious Distributors
67Phocos Any Grid
68PlatinumVarious NoSolar Wholesale Africa011-3153791info@solarwholesale.co.za
69ProLinkVariousNoVarious Distributors
70RefuSol - VoltronicVariousNoREFU ElektronikZouhair Kefi+49 175 8216398https://www.refu.com/en/service/support/service-form-solar/
71RenesolaVariousNoVarious Distributorsservices@renesola.com
72Samil PowerVarious NoSamil Powerhttp://www.samilpower.com/contact.php#tab-15
73SanternoGRIDTIEYesElettronica Santerno South Africa016 421 1054LUIGI.GUERRA@ENERTRONICA.CO.ZA
74Schneider VariousYesSchneiderShane Maree0834452192shane.maree@se.comhttps://www.se.com/za/en/work/support/customer-care/contact-schneider-electric.jsp
75SelectronicBi-directional Battery InverterNoSelectronic, Australia+61 (3) 9727 6600http://support.selectronic.com.au/support/#/tickets/new
76SF Sonic
77SiemensVarious YesSiemens South Africa0860808080Industry.ServiceCentre.za@siemens.com
78SMAVariousYesSMASiyakudumisa Msweli021 826 0600 Service@SMA-South-Africa.comhttps://www.sma-south-africa.com/service-support/services-for-home-systems.html#c170936
79SMARTPOWER Smart Solar
80Socomec
81Sofarsolar String Inverters
82Solar Frontier
83SOLAREDGEVariousYesSOLAREDGEInternational Call centreT: 0800982659support@solaredge.com
84SolarfoxSolar Monitoring DisplaysNoSolarfox Germany +49 (0) 60 58 91 638 - 10https://www.solar-fox.com/en/support-ticket.html
85SolaxGRIDTIE/X-HybridYesSolarXgen SA0869990399http://solarxgen.co.za/solar-power-systems/contact-us/
86SOLISGRIDTIEMLT Power Daniel Willemse021-2011335/0879432299daniel@mltpower.com
87SoltraVarious YesSoltra Energy011-2357755pv@soltra.co.za
88StecaVariousNoSteca Elektronik GmbH+49 (0) 8331 85 58-100customerservice@stecasolar.comhttps://www.steca.com/index.php?Service_and_support
89Studer Off-GridHybridNoRubiconChris Swart021-5550570chris.swart@rubiconsa.com
90Sungrow
91SunnivaVarious NoSolar Wholesale Africa011-3153791info@solarwholesale.co.za
92Sunsync
93Sunsys by Socomec
94SynapseHybridNoRubiconChris Swart021-5550570chris.swart@rubiconsa.com
95TBBVarious NoSinetechWarren Alliston0826198437Warren@sinetech.co.za
96Tenesol EnergridNo Record
97TES Off-grid
98Tescom SS(Axpert)Various NoTESCOM ASsupport@tescom-ups.comhttp://www.tescom-ups.com/EN/teknik-servis.html
99Tigo - OptimizerVariousNoFriemEnrico Pertici +393426792285 / +393451561331support@tigoenergy.com
100VictronVarious YesVictron South AfricaGerrit Tromp0713701887gtromp@victronenergy.com
101Voltex - Voltronic
102AXPERT - VoltronicHybrid NoFull Circle SolarPaul0834350297paul@fullcirclesolar.co.za
103X-Hybrid
104ZeverSolarGRIDTIENoNo Support in South Africaservice.row@zeversolar.net
105ZiehlVSD Inverters YesZIEHL-ABEGG South AfricaMarius du Plessis 0119744211m.duplessis@ziehl-abegg.co.za
    1. Batteries

Battery brands would include Lead-Acid, Li-ion, Flow, SuperCaps and any storage type of brand available in the South African Market.

NrBrand nameDistributorStorage TypeStatusTechnical SupportComment
1SolarMDHerholdts
IBC
MLT
Microcare
Li-ionAvailableContact SolarMDManufactured in SA, largest system to date, 1.15MWh fitted to Lodge - mini grid in Lephalale using SMA
2FreedomWonLi-ionAvailableContact FreedomwonManufactured in SA, largest system to date, 1.4MWh fitted to Lodge - mini grid in Botswana using Victron
3Blue NovaLi-ionAvailableContact Blue NovaManufactured in SA, largest system to date, 400kWh fitted to Lodge - mini grid in Zimbabwe using Microcare
4PylontechSegenLi-ionAvailable
5Alpha-ESSKatheaLi-ionAvailable
6TeslaLi-ionRoughly 200 units of the Powerwall 1 was sold in SA. Powerwall 2 not being imported currently. Currently Available for Commercial use onlyRoughly 200 units of the Powerwall 1 was sold in SA. Powerwall 2 not being imported currently. Currently Available for Commercial use only
7REVOVRevovLi-ionAvailableContact Johan@revov.co.za
0609709744
Local Brand established around Q4 2017, distributes new and 2nd life units in SA.
8LeochLi-ionOnly on TowersOnly sold for use in Cellphone towers.Only sold for use in Cellphone towers.
9HuaweiHuaweiLi-ionOnly on TowersOnly sold to MTN for use in Cellphone masts. Approximately 2MWh installed during 2016 in Telecoms in SA.Only sold to MTN for use in Cellphone masts. Approximately 2MWh installed during 2016 in Telecoms in SA.
10KokamSolarEdgeLi-ionEntering the SSEG market H2 2019Contact Kevin Robinson - Solaredge
  1. Modules

  2. Mounting Structure

  3. Diesel Controllers

  4. System Controllers