An in-depth look how and why things work the way they do. Try your hand at some awesome DIY projects while you enjoy articles on electronics and mechanical matters made easy. If you are looking to learn something new, look no further.

Get your solar geyser today

By | January 24th, 2018|How things Work, Specials and Promotions|

Get your solar geyser today and start saving money instantly. Just like our new happy client in Marina Beach, South Coast, KZN. Our solar geysers combine high performance, autonomy, simple installation and most importantly, they are extremely cost effective. In this short video you get a birds-eye view of one of our solar geyser installations. [...]

How does solar energy work?

By | November 3rd, 2017|How things Work|

A question we often get asked at Solterra KZN is “How does solar energy work?” In this short, fun video we look at answering that question… Big thanks to Reinier Solar for this informative video! Photovoltaic (PV) cells convert sunlight to direct current (DC) electricity. The inverter converts DC into alternating current (AC) electricity. The [...]

How solar panels are made

By | August 14th, 2017|How things Work|

In this quick and fascinating video we take a look at how solar panels are made. It really is an incredible process and a lot of fun to watch! Thanks how do they do for the video! Who would have ever thought that something that appears to be so simple could actually turn out to [...]

The Evolution of Solar Technology

By | August 8th, 2017|How things Work|

In a world where most energy production comes from non-renewable resources, people are trying to find efficient and price-effective ways to use renewable energy. One of the great leaps in renewable technology has been the solar panel, which is composed of several solar cells that convert light into electricity. We would like to give a [...]

The world of the ‘Super Caps’

By | April 13th, 2017|How things Work|

In this extremely informative video we introduce you to the world of the ‘Super Caps’! As well as taking a look at real world examples of how this innovation in technology will change the world as we know it. At Solterra KZN we are immensely excited about the ground breaking innovation that is being made [...]

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Solterra’s Solahart Solar Water Geyser Systems

By | January 26th, 2017|How things Work|

In this short animated video we will give you a better understanding how Solterra KZN’s Solahart Solar Water Geyser systems work. Solterra KZN offers a variety of solar geyser options – including the best of both local and international brands.  Our choice of solar geysers will give you:   Energy efficiencies – Save on average [...]

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Facts about solar energy

By | January 19th, 2017|How things Work|

In this short video we take a look at some awesome facts about solar energy. We would like to give a shout out and say thank you to AboutFacts for this informative video. Solar energy, radiant light and heat from the sun, is harnessed using a range of ever-evolving technologies. Such as solar heating, solar [...]

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The SMA Sunny Island Inverter off grid

By | November 3rd, 2016|How things Work|

At Solterra KZN we believe in only using market leading brands for all of our solar solutions. In this video we take a look at the SMA Sunny Island Inverter off grid system. Solterra’s range of solar power solutions will enable you to have the most energy efficient and cost effective home, or commercial, solar [...]

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How a solar panel works

By | October 20th, 2016|How things Work|

In this short video we take a look at how a solar panel works… If you would like to learn more about solar energy and how it can help to reduce your electricity bill please contact us today 074 146-6177 | southcoast@solterra.co.za Don’t forget to hit the ‘subscribe’ button! https://youtu.be/-dtwk836vcQ At Solterra KZN we [...]

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