Sustainability Short Course: Introduction to Solar PV systems in the home

Thu Oct 7, 13:00 - Thu Oct 7, 14:30


Why be stuck with load shedding and its many problems, when so many new and exciting solutions are available in the home energy space?

An investment in a home solar system now is a smart long-term move. You’ll thank yourself when you’re spared from load shedding. Plus you’ll tread lighter on the earth.

But choosing a solar system is tricky with so much on offer. Picking the right solution means understanding your electricity needs. That’s where Urban Earth’s course comes in. In our highly personalised course introducing solar PV systems in the home, we’ll help you:

  • Ask the right questions to get started.
  • Work out which size solar PV system is the right fit for your home – in terms of energy saving, battery back-up and sustainability.
  • Pick a system that will save you money in the long run.
  • Learn about grid-tied and non-grid-tied solar systems.

You’ll also gain access to our calculation tool to help you work out how long it will take to pay back a solar PV solution in terms of electricity saved.

Our classes are small and live, so you are able to ask questions and have them answered in real-time. Your instructor is one of our founders. Urban Earth is a sustainability consultancy with over ten years of experience in supporting sustainability action in South Africa.


Duration: 1.5 hours

Location: Online (link will be provided once ticket is purchased)

Course Level: No prior knowledge required

This training course runs monthly. To see what other dates the course is available go to We also have a monthly course on saving energy at home. See our website for further details.

Use the discount code Buddy and save 20% when purchasing two or more tickets.

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