Outlook for solar power in South Africa for 2014

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For some consumers, power outages and the disruptions caused by load-shedding could be relegated to the past if new-generation, low-cost hybrid solar photovoltaic (PV) energy systems continue to cement their strengthening position in the marketplace.

This is the view of Jack Ward, managing director of Powermode, a power provisioning company specialising in the design and implementation of back-up power sources for domestic, commercial and industrial applications.

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