1. Prawnapple

    Wits University energy innovation may alleviate load-shedding woes

  2. J

    South African municipalities can now buy their own power

    South African municipalities can now buy their own power South Africa will allow municipalities to source their own power rather than buying electricity solely from the state-owned utility, potentially easing a dispute with its second-biggest city, Cape Town. Earlier this year, a judge ordered...
  3. Z


    What is the best inverter for at home that will give me min 4 hours of run time. I will be running my PC, fibre/router and 2 screens. I am looking for something that isn’t too expensive but decent quality.
  4. Savy561

    Tv turns off and one when something is plugged into outlet.

    Hi all, got an annoying problem here. I have 1 samsung tv and a Dell monitor that both turn off and back on when something is plugged into an outlet. The tv is plugged into a surge protector and if say I plug in my ps4 the tv will go off and on, same thing with the dell monitor which is plugged...
  5. Gordon_R

    Namibia announces R4.67bn renewable energy strategy

  6. RedViking

    Mecer 2400VA Inverter (Community Support)

    This Thread is for the Mecer Inverter only. My personal opinion on the unit: Seeing that there are lots of question and in lots if threads, here is my review/input on the Mecer Inverter. Instead of reposting I'll just reference here. I'll add more info soon. This should give you an idea what...
  7. RedViking

    How to choose the right generator for loadshedding in 2019

    Read more here: https://www.htxt.co.za/2019/03/18/how-to-choose-the-right-generator-for-loadshedding-in-2019/
  8. RedViking

    Eskom's Hadebe: We'll Be With Load Shedding For The Next 6 Months

    Source: Click Here Listen to the full interview with Phakamani Hadebe below: The Xolani Gwala Show
  9. C

    FNB App: Constantly accessing GPS

    As per the title , the FNB app constantly accesses my location and GPS more worryingly. I can't delete the app because I use it occassionally, especially in urgent situations it is useful and the app doesn't work if I block it from accessing location. If anyone knows where would be the best...
  10. C

    FTTH and small UPS

    HI All I'm in an area with lots of power outages. I'm looking for a small UPS that does not cost to much to power the 1.) Calix Fibre CPE, 2.) Mikrotik Router and 3). Apple Airport Extreme. I would prefer it if the above items could be powered for about 12 hours. The reason for this is so ghat...
  11. M

    Florida city accidentally sends ‘zombie alert’ to residents during power outage

    Florida city accidentally sends ‘zombie alert’ to residents during power outage
  12. U

    router battery (power bank) for Huawei b315

    Item: The back up battery which came with my Huawei B315 router. One user tested successfully on a B618. Manual says that battery lasts 2-3 hours but some forumites have reported better usage. see here and cr@zydude's feedback below. Age and condition: Immaculate - bought brand new end of...
  13. B

    Roku 3 Not Turning On: Power Supply?

    Hi all. I've had a Roku 3 for quite a while now, and it's refusing to turn on today. The light is off, so it doesn't seem to be getting any power. I've been using the power supply that came with it (it's a US one, and came with a 2-pin adaptor). Can I get this to replace it with...
  14. S

    Opel Corsa Lite Sport Power Issues

    Good Evening I had to replace the battery on my 2007 Opel Corsa lite sport early last week and since the installation the car has developed serious power issues. The car was serviced in October 2016 and was running perfectly up until the new battery was installed. The HT leads and coil pack...
  15. F

    pre paid meter problem or is it more than that?

    Wat does it mean if prepaid meter displays full screen of backward 3's or E's. Depends on how you look at it. Cant load power. Help please.
  16. Rouxenator

    Gigabyte Odin GT GE-S550A-D1 550W Modular Power Supply [S]

    Item name (be very descriptive): Gigabyte Odin GT GE-S550A-D1 550W power supply. Read a review about it here : http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story&reid=61 Age and condition: 2 years old, still works great, very clean and all cables and thermal sensors included as you...
  17. S

    [Help]Vodacom Power Tab 10 won't boot

    Yesterday i decided to do a firmware upgrade on my Vodacom Power Tab 10 as there was a notification about the upgrade on my device. So i hooked up to a wifi(upgrade wouldn't download over 3G) and started the download process. Left the tablet to do its thing, took a shower and when i came back...
  18. Kevin Lancaster

    Off-grid options could end Africa’s power crunch

    Off-grid options could end Africa’s power crunch It’s time to ditch old-fashioned concepts of energy access and embrace new technologies which can help propel South Africa into an era of universal access to electricity, according to PwC.
  19. J

    RCT 2000va UPS - Power a Server?

    Hey Guys I'm wondering if anyone could advise me as to whether a RCT 2000va UPS will power a Thecus N16000Pro + D16000 addition Server. The Server is rated at 700W + 500W = 1200W, and has a function in its menu that can auto-shutdown based on info provided by a UPS (how much charge...
  20. B

    Loadshedding... Battery Powered Technicolor TG589vn V3 Router

    Hi All! With Eskoms loadsheding I was wondering if it is possible to power the Technicolor TG589vn V3 Router via a 9V battery.:wtf: Must admit I don't know much about power hack jobs but Im sure I can get the parts needed at communica ect. The technical specifications read that the...