In order to combat load shedding, MetroWatt and Huawei have partnered to offer solar power system leases starting at R2,800 per month. A larger system is also available for R3,800 per month.
According to MetroWatt CEO Laurent Pieton, the alliance between MetroWatt and Huawei is exclusive to South Africa. Although Huawei are a major company with strong R&D skills, MetroWatt can offer local support and adapt its solutions to meet regional demands.
“MetroWatt’s partnership with Huawei is unique to South Africa. While they are a global player with extensive research and development capabilities, we can provide local support and tailor our solutions to local needs.
“Our hybrid solar and battery backup solution comprises both state-of-the-art technology owing to our 22 years’ experience within the IT sector. This is combined with the most advanced equipment because of our strong partnership with technology partner Huawei FusionSolar,” Pieton added.
Huawei innovates and optimizes throughout the entire lifecycle of PV energy generation. By integrating cutting-edge digital, internet and PV technology, our FusionSolar Smart PV Solution is efficient, easy to install, safe and reliable, helping you achieve better ROI with higher yields and lower maintenance cost. By improving the utilization of solar power, Huawei has helped to power millions of residents and hundreds of industries globally. Huawei intends to continue innovating and enabling renewable energy to empower each individual, home, and organization.
According to MetroWatt, working with Huawei offers a number of advantages, such as:
- Adoption of its systems right now
- Stable and uninterrupted power supply thanks to the use of solar energy and battery backups
- There is no danger for homeowners because the rental model guarantees that technology is maintained current and upgraded constantly.
- The monthly rental payments are offset by electricity savings.
“Solar energy is a very renewable, dependable and clear vitality supply. By households producing their very own vitality they restrict their reliance on the grid and save on electrical energy payments,” Pieton stated.
“The benefit of solar-powered battery backup is that extra vitality will be saved within the battery through the day, offering peace of thoughts that your property can be powered throughout load shedding or different grid outages.”
MetroWatt additionally has an app that lets prospects monitor their system’s standing and energy consumption from their smartphones.