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 Gerber761776353riaan@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 Linde823211422admin@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 Watson825664067
39Hawkins Off-GridYesHawkins031-5792813sales@hawkins.co.zahttps://digisec.co.za/contact-us/
40HoymilesMicro InverterEllies
41HUAWEIGRIDTIEYesHuaweiMea800666006mea_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 SolarPaul834350297paul@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 Goertz730600168Tristan.Goertz@kaco-newenergy.dehttps://kaco-newenergy.com/nc/service/customer-service/
51KLNE(Beijing Kinglong New Energy)No Support in South Africa
52KODAKHybrid NoFull Circle SolarPaul834350297paul@fullcirclesolar.co.za
53KyotoGridtieNoSolarsecRoger Govindasamy797361432roger@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
63Ohm InvertersHybridNoNew Earth EnergyShane Bradshaw081 726 4150shane@newearthenergy.co.za
64Omnik New EnergyVariousNoOmnik New Energy Co., Ltd.86-512-6956-8216sales@omnik-solar.comhttps://www.omnik-solar.com/after-sale-service
65Omnipower Off-GridVariousNoSinetechWarren Alliston826198437Warren@sinetech.co.za
66OmronVSD'sYesOmron Electronics (Pty) Ltd0860 66766 1
67OutbackVariousNoVarious Distributors
68Phocos Any Grid
69PlatinumVarious NoSolar Wholesale Africa011-3153791info@solarwholesale.co.za
70ProLinkVariousNoVarious Distributors
71RefuSol - VoltronicVariousNoREFU ElektronikZouhair Kefi+49 175 8216398https://www.refu.com/en/service/support/service-form-solar/
72RenesolaVariousNoVarious Distributorsservices@renesola.com
73Samil PowerVarious NoSamil Powerhttp://www.samilpower.com/contact.php#tab-15
74SanternoGRIDTIEYesElettronica Santerno South Africa016 421 1054LUIGI.GUERRA@ENERTRONICA.CO.ZA
75Schneider VariousYesSchneiderShane Maree834452192shane.maree@se.comhttps://www.se.com/za/en/work/support/customer-care/contact-schneider-electric.jsp
76SelectronicBi-directional Battery InverterNoSelectronic, Australia+61 (3) 9727 6600http://support.selectronic.com.au/support/#/tickets/new
77SF Sonic
78SiemensVarious YesSiemens South Africa860808080Industry.ServiceCentre.za@siemens.com
79SMAVariousYesSMASiyakudumisa Msweli021 826 0600 Service@SMA-South-Africa.comhttps://www.sma-south-africa.com/service-support/services-for-home-systems.html#c170936
80SMARTPOWER Smart Solar
81Socomec
82Sofarsolar String Inverters
83Solar Frontier
84SOLAREDGEVariousYesSOLAREDGEInternational Call centreT: 0800982659support@solaredge.com
85SolarfoxSolar Monitoring DisplaysNoSolarfox Germany +49 (0) 60 58 91 638 - 10https://www.solar-fox.com/en/support-ticket.html
86SolaxGRIDTIE/X-HybridYesSolarXgen SA869990399http://solarxgen.co.za/solar-power-systems/contact-us/
87SOLISGRIDTIEMLT Power Daniel Willemse021-2011335/0879432299daniel@mltpower.com
88SoltraVarious YesSoltra Energy011-2357755pv@soltra.co.za
89StecaVariousNoSteca Elektronik GmbH+49 (0) 8331 85 58-100customerservice@stecasolar.comhttps://www.steca.com/index.php?Service_and_support
90Studer Off-GridHybridNoRubiconChris Swart021-5550570chris.swart@rubiconsa.com
91Sungrow
92SunnivaVarious NoSolar Wholesale Africa011-3153791info@solarwholesale.co.za
93Sunsync
94Sunsys by Socomec
95SynapseHybridNoRubiconChris Swart021-5550570chris.swart@rubiconsa.com
96TBBVarious NoSinetechWarren Alliston826198437Warren@sinetech.co.za
97Tenesol EnergridNo Record
98TES Off-grid
99Tescom SS(Axpert)Various NoTESCOM ASsupport@tescom-ups.comhttp://www.tescom-ups.com/EN/teknik-servis.html
100Tigo - OptimizerVariousNoFriemEnrico Pertici 0.99993704677161support@tigoenergy.com
101VictronVarious YesVictron South AfricaGerrit Tromp713701887gtromp@victronenergy.com
102Voltex - Voltronic
103AXPERT - VoltronicHybrid NoFull Circle SolarPaul834350297paul@fullcirclesolar.co.za
104X-Hybrid
105ZeverSolarGRIDTIENoNo Support in South Africaservice.row@zeversolar.net
106ZiehlVSD Inverters YesZIEHL-ABEGG South AfricaMarius du Plessis 119744211m.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 
1Alpha-ESSKatheaLi-ionAvailable
2Blue NovaLi-ionAvailableContact Blue NovaManufactured in SA, largest system to date, 400kWh fitted to Lodge - mini grid in Zimbabwe using Microcare
3BYDBYDLi-ionAvailableContact BYD Office in Cape TownNew and 2nd Life units available in SA.
4DynessElliesLi-ionAvailable from 2019 onwardsContact Ellies
5FreedomWonLi-ionAvailableContact FreedomwonManufactured in SA, largest system to date, 1.4MWh fitted to Lodge - mini grid in Botswana using Victron
6HuaweiHuaweiLi-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.
7KokamSolarEdgeLi-ionEntering the SSEG market H2 2019Contact Kevin Robinson - Solaredge
8LeochLi-ionOnly on TowersOnly sold for use in Cellphone towers.Only sold for use in Cellphone towers.
9PylontechSegenLi-ionAvailable
10REVOVRevovLi-ionAvailableContact Johan@revov.co.za0609709744"Local Brand established around Q4 2017, distributes new and 2nd life units in SA.
11SolarMDHerholdts, IBC, MLT Power, MicrocareLi-ionAvailableContact SolarMDManufactured in SA, largest system to date, 1.15MWh fitted to Lodge - mini grid in Lephalale using SMA
12TeslaTeslaLi-ionAvailableRoughly 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
  1. Modules

  2. Mounting Structure

  3. Diesel Controllers

  4. System Controllers