Sunergy News

Time-saving modular PV training courses are back for 2022

May 12, 2022

GREEN Solar Academy is bringing back the excellent SuperSolarSchool training course content through the second half of 2022, delivered in three progressive, focused courses that are spread over five months. With the challenges of taking a week away from work on one of the most intensive training courses available in Africa, these courses offer more…

November SuperSolarSchool in Harare

December 6, 2021

The internationally accredited solar installation training course is now offered in Zimbabwe. The GREENSolar-accredited trainers, Steve (from JVS Projects), and Francis and Dave (from Sunergy), enjoyed holding the first SuperSolarSchool in Harare on the 22-26 November 2021. The participants experienced a broad range of solar technology concepts and theory, along with practical training in the…

Upcoming SuperSolarSchool training course

October 21, 2021

November 22-27 2021 Book early for our early-bird discount! The SuperSolarSchool training programme by GREEN Solar Academy combines the Sunrise (Mambakwedza) and Technican’s courses into a five day course to bring participants a comprehensive introduction to advanced solar concepts and technologies. Along with a supportive Alumni network and access to premium suppliers, there’s no better…

Lockdown’s done, SuperSolarSchool’s begun

September 13, 2021

Our first post-Covid SuperSolarSchool took place from 23 to 27 August 2021. The group was smaller than usual, only 7 people were able to attend on these dates, but as business slowly gets back to normal, so will the number of participants. Our attendees were extremely understanding of the unavoidable postponements to the course caused…

Sunrise Course Training Resumed After Lockdown

September 29, 2020

After very challenging economic circumstances and a disrupted 2020 due to COVID-19, Sunergy with their training partner, JVS Project, resumed their Sunrise (Mambakweda) PV Off-grid course with renewed drive and determination. Participants, eager to improve their foundational knowledge of Solar and PV systems, joined with us to successfully complete our first training course this year.…

2019 Year in Review – Installed Solar Capacity by Sunergy

February 3, 2020

2019 was a successful year, with several varied projects being commissioned throughout the year. New technologies were pioneered within the Zimbabwe market, as well as several community upliftment projects coming to fruition. The table below shows the capacity of the systems we installed across Zimbabwe.

Karanda Mission Hospital

October 24, 2019

Sunergy (Pvt) Ltd., in partnership with local and international donors and technical partners, embarked on providing solar power to one of Zimbabwe’s primary referral and elective surgery hospitals. The equipment required was sourced through a combination of donations and other funds which were funded and continue to be tracked transparently through the maxx|BlockchainHub. Donors receive…

ZERA Registered Installer and Trainer

December 17, 2018

Powering a brighter future. Registered with ZERA Zimbabwe as a Solar Installer and Trainer. Call us on +263 (24) 2333213 or email info@sunergy.co.zw to find out more.

FREEN Solar Academy logo, Solar Training in Zimbabwe

Time-saving modular PV training courses are back for 2022

May 12, 2022

GREEN Solar Academy is bringing back the excellent SuperSolarSchool training course content through the second half of 2022, delivered in…

November SuperSolarSchool in Harare

December 6, 2021

The internationally accredited solar installation training course is now offered in Zimbabwe. The GREENSolar-accredited trainers, Steve (from JVS Projects), and…

Upcoming SuperSolarSchool training course

October 21, 2021

November 22-27 2021 Book early for our early-bird discount! The SuperSolarSchool training programme by GREEN Solar Academy combines the Sunrise…

Lockdown’s done, SuperSolarSchool’s begun

September 13, 2021

Our first post-Covid SuperSolarSchool took place from 23 to 27 August 2021. The group was smaller than usual, only 7…

Sunrise Course Training Resumed After Lockdown

September 29, 2020

After very challenging economic circumstances and a disrupted 2020 due to COVID-19, Sunergy with their training partner, JVS Project, resumed…

2019 Year in Review – Installed Solar Capacity by Sunergy

February 3, 2020

2019 was a successful year, with several varied projects being commissioned throughout the year. New technologies were pioneered within the…

Karanda Mission Hospital

October 24, 2019

Sunergy (Pvt) Ltd., in partnership with local and international donors and technical partners, embarked on providing solar power to one…

ZERA Registered Installer and Trainer

December 17, 2018

Powering a brighter future. Registered with ZERA Zimbabwe as a Solar Installer and Trainer. Call us on +263 (24) 2333213…

Solar Industry News

Donating used Lithium-ion batteries to Africa? Clear rules urgently needed

June 24, 2022

Source: https://www.oeko.de/en/press/archive-press-releases/press-detail/2022/donating-used-lithium-ion-batteries-to-africa-clear-rules-urgently-needed 20.06.2022   Establish guidelines for battery export The export of used lithium-ion batteries for second-life applications from Europe to Africa must follow clear rules and be better controlled. This is what Researchers and environmentalists from Oeko-Institut (Germany), PAN-Ethiopia (Ethiopia), the Centre for Sustainable Cycles (Ghana), the Center for Justice Governance and Environmental Action…

Resilient Rural Electrification: How much energy is enough?

June 21, 2022

13/06/2022 Source: https://sun-connect.org/resilient-rural-electrification-how-much-energy-is-enough/ © Stewart Craine The 21st century will see, and is seeing, a decentralization of traditional electricity networks, at the same time as a decarbonizing of power generation to reduce CO2 emissions that are causing potentially catastrophic climate change. At the same time, those who have not been served by 20th century power infrastructure should not…

Transforming Africa: Just & Equitable Energy Transition

June 17, 2022

June 3, 2022 Source: https://www.africa.com/transforming-africa-just-equitable-energy-transition/ By Emily Karanja A global transition to lower-carbon energy sources is crucial for our species’ survival given the worsening effects of climate change. With many people increasingly advocating for a rapid shift from an energy system dependent on fossil fuels, questions on how to make this transition arise – one that…

Time-saving modular PV training courses are back for 2022

May 12, 2022

GREEN Solar Academy is bringing back the excellent SuperSolarSchool training course content through the second half of 2022, delivered in three progressive, focused courses that are spread over five months. With the challenges of taking a week away from work on one of the most intensive training courses available in Africa, these courses offer more…

In South Africa, a grid-connected microgrid is a breakthrough for renewable energy

April 4, 2022

 JAROSLAW KACZYNSKI  APRIL 2, 2022 The grid linkage of a big solar PV facility and battery system has been approved by the Ekurhuleni Municipality. This is a turning point in South Africa’s renewable energy projects. One of South Africa’s largest microgrids will be formed by a solar PV combined with a lithium-ion battery system. A C&I customer…

Africa can adopt renewable energy on a massive scale and save billions along the way

March 24, 2022

© Kenneth Engblom Africa’s energy future at a crossroad When it comes to building the future of energy in Africa, the decisions facing the continent’s leaders today are nothing less than of historical importance. More than anything else, energy systems are the very fabric of business and society. Countries across Africa want to make good…

November SuperSolarSchool in Harare

December 6, 2021

The internationally accredited solar installation training course is now offered in Zimbabwe. The GREENSolar-accredited trainers, Steve (from JVS Projects), and Francis and Dave (from Sunergy), enjoyed holding the first SuperSolarSchool in Harare on the 22-26 November 2021. The participants experienced a broad range of solar technology concepts and theory, along with practical training in the…

Upcoming SuperSolarSchool training course

October 21, 2021

November 22-27 2021 Book early for our early-bird discount! The SuperSolarSchool training programme by GREEN Solar Academy combines the Sunrise (Mambakwedza) and Technican’s courses into a five day course to bring participants a comprehensive introduction to advanced solar concepts and technologies. Along with a supportive Alumni network and access to premium suppliers, there’s no better…

Optimizing Results-Based Financing for Off-Grid Energy: Why Localization Can Provide a Pathway to More Effective Investment

October 20, 2021

AUDREY DESIDERATO / MARTIJN VEEN Source: https://solarenergy.einnews.com/article_detail/553025067/7z8s_XduvY-a15XW The recent High-level Dialogue on Energy, the first U.N. gathering of world leaders in more than 40 years solely devoted to energy issues, highlighted the urgent need for action to achieve universal access to energy by 2030. With 770 million people lacking access to electricity – 75% of them in sub-Saharan Africa –…

Two solar panels on a tailor’s roof tell the story of how Jharkhand is adopting renewable energy

September 22, 2021

In the coal-dependent state, uptake of solar power has been slow and decentralised, driven by people like Reyajudin Ansari. Karishma Mehrotra Aug 28, 2021 · 11:30 am Every other day, Reyajudin Ansari clambers up the narrow, dark staircase of his one-bedroom brick home to the terrace, where he wipes off the layers of soot deposited…

Donating used Lithium-ion batteries to Africa? Clear rules urgently needed

June 24, 2022

Source: https://www.oeko.de/en/press/archive-press-releases/press-detail/2022/donating-used-lithium-ion-batteries-to-africa-clear-rules-urgently-needed 20.06.2022   Establish guidelines for battery export The export of used lithium-ion batteries for second-life applications from Europe to Africa must follow clear rules and be better controlled. This is what Researchers and environmentalists from Oeko-Institut (Germany), PAN-Ethiopia (Ethiopia), the Centre for Sustainable Cycles (Ghana), the Center for Justice Governance and Environmental Action…

Resilient Rural Electrification: How much energy is enough?

June 21, 2022

13/06/2022 Source: https://sun-connect.org/resilient-rural-electrification-how-much-energy-is-enough/ © Stewart Craine The 21st century will see, and is seeing, a decentralization of traditional electricity networks, at the same time as a decarbonizing of power generation to reduce CO2 emissions that are causing potentially catastrophic climate change. At the same time, those who have not been served by 20th century power infrastructure should not…

Transforming Africa: Just & Equitable Energy Transition

June 17, 2022

June 3, 2022 Source: https://www.africa.com/transforming-africa-just-equitable-energy-transition/ By Emily Karanja A global transition to lower-carbon energy sources is crucial for our species’ survival given the worsening effects of climate change. With many people increasingly advocating for a rapid shift from an energy system dependent on fossil fuels, questions on how to make this transition arise – one that…

FREEN Solar Academy logo, Solar Training in Zimbabwe

Time-saving modular PV training courses are back for 2022

May 12, 2022

GREEN Solar Academy is bringing back the excellent SuperSolarSchool training course content through the second half of 2022, delivered in three progressive, focused courses that are spread over five months. With the challenges of taking a week away from work on one of the most intensive training courses available in Africa, these courses offer more…

In South Africa, a grid-connected microgrid is a breakthrough for renewable energy

April 4, 2022

 JAROSLAW KACZYNSKI  APRIL 2, 2022 The grid linkage of a big solar PV facility and battery system has been approved by the Ekurhuleni Municipality. This is a turning point in South Africa’s renewable energy projects. One of South Africa’s largest microgrids will be formed by a solar PV combined with a lithium-ion battery system. A C&I customer…

Africa can adopt renewable energy on a massive scale and save billions along the way

March 24, 2022

© Kenneth Engblom Africa’s energy future at a crossroad When it comes to building the future of energy in Africa, the decisions facing the continent’s leaders today are nothing less than of historical importance. More than anything else, energy systems are the very fabric of business and society. Countries across Africa want to make good…

November SuperSolarSchool in Harare

December 6, 2021

The internationally accredited solar installation training course is now offered in Zimbabwe. The GREENSolar-accredited trainers, Steve (from JVS Projects), and Francis and Dave (from Sunergy), enjoyed holding the first SuperSolarSchool in Harare on the 22-26 November 2021. The participants experienced a broad range of solar technology concepts and theory, along with practical training in the…

Upcoming SuperSolarSchool training course

October 21, 2021

November 22-27 2021 Book early for our early-bird discount! The SuperSolarSchool training programme by GREEN Solar Academy combines the Sunrise (Mambakwedza) and Technican’s courses into a five day course to bring participants a comprehensive introduction to advanced solar concepts and technologies. Along with a supportive Alumni network and access to premium suppliers, there’s no better…

Optimizing Results-Based Financing for Off-Grid Energy: Why Localization Can Provide a Pathway to More Effective Investment

October 20, 2021

AUDREY DESIDERATO / MARTIJN VEEN Source: https://solarenergy.einnews.com/article_detail/553025067/7z8s_XduvY-a15XW The recent High-level Dialogue on Energy, the first U.N. gathering of world leaders in more than 40 years solely devoted to energy issues, highlighted the urgent need for action to achieve universal access to energy by 2030. With 770 million people lacking access to electricity – 75% of them in sub-Saharan Africa –…

Two solar panels on a tailor’s roof tell the story of how Jharkhand is adopting renewable energy

September 22, 2021

In the coal-dependent state, uptake of solar power has been slow and decentralised, driven by people like Reyajudin Ansari. Karishma Mehrotra Aug 28, 2021 · 11:30 am Every other day, Reyajudin Ansari clambers up the narrow, dark staircase of his one-bedroom brick home to the terrace, where he wipes off the layers of soot deposited…