Are Solar Powered homes reliable?

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We want to thank you for your emails and questions. We will answer the most immediate and then create a FAQ section to cover the most commonly asked questions. Is Solar Power reliable? Yes: It has very few moving parts. With advances in electronics the main system the Inverter and Charge controller are pretty durable. It is important you purchase …

I have an Inverter! What does it mean in Nigeria?

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A few months ago, I heard off and saw a new device in Nigeria called an Inverter. I was visiting a friend of mine who lived in Gbagada phase 2 and as I was leaving I noticed a battery box and an electronic device in her foyer. I asked her what it was and she told me that it was …

Diesel Generator vs Solar Generators

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Criteria Diesel Generator Solar Generator System Type Portable diesel generator set Portable Solar generator Cost Lower initial cost, high running costs due to fuel consumption High initial cost, virtually free for lifetime. Maintenance Require periodic maintenance such as oiling of parts and replacement of moving parts Minimum maintenance required due to no moving parts. Pollution Noisy, smoke discharge and greasy …

Solar Generators:- What are they?

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A few weeks ago I read that Nigeria had more than 60 million generators. Considering that the average Nigerian experiences less that 3 hours of electricity, you can begin to imagine the noise. I was in Lagos in September and October and I can tell you that it took me over 3 days to sleep through the night. The noise …

60 Million Nigerian’s own Power Generators – MAN

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An estimated 60 million Nigerians now own power generating sets for their electricity, while the same number of people spend a staggering N1.56 trillion ($13.35m ) to fuel them annually. Chairman of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Imo, Abia Branch, Dr. Frank S.U. Jacobs, made this disclosure, in a chat with Vanguard on the effects of poor public power supply …

Rates for Kaduna and Enugu DISCO’s

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Here is what the cost to get Electricity in Kaduna and Enugu (which includes most of the Ibo States) are. ENUGU+DISCO+-+Fixed+Charge+&+Energy+Charge KADUNA+DISCO+-+Fixed+Charge+&+Energy+Charge