The shift from the expensive Kenya power services to solar by a number of individuals and companies has seen a rise in demand for Solar power panels and related services. Getting the best out of this requires that you buy solar equipment from suppliers or companies that have a track record. In this article we take a look at some of the places you can buy quality solar equipment in Kenya.
So, where can you get quality solar panels in Kenya to buy? Whether you live in Nairobi, Kisumu, Mombasa, Nakuru, Eldoret or anywhere in Kenya, you can get quality solar solutions and get the installation work done on your behalf. Both domestic consumers, businesses and industries can get these quality products and services.
Solar power has been lauded as cheap and more reliable unlike the monopoly power generator Kenya Power that has been hiking electricity power day and night making it expensive and unreliable for many Kenyans.
The solar business is now booming and as always where there is an influx in demand, fake and substandard products always find their way into the Kenyan market.
Considering solar panels are not often replaced and are expected to serve you for a long period of, installing substandard panels can prove your venture a hell.
How long does solar panel last?
Typically, the industry standard life span of a solar panel is about 25 to 30 years. Owing to the expanses involved acquiring the panels many would wish they could be recycled. However this might not be possible just yet.
Part of the problem is that solar panels are complicated to recycle. They’re made of many materials, some hazardous, and assembled with adhesives and sealants that make breaking them apart challenging. It is important to consult before you can buy your solar panel and related equipment.
Where to get reliable solar solutions in Kenya
Here are places and trusted manufacturers that can give you Solar solutions in Kenya
Davis and Shirtliff
Davis and shirtliff are leaders in water and energy solutions. The group is Kenyan based and operates through a network of Kenya branches as well as regional subsidiaries in Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Rwanda among other countries.
They are trusted when it comes to solar solutions as they source Solar panels from trusted suppliers. Davis and Shirtliff have branches in all the major towns in Kenya.
Solarworks East Africa is on a mission to satisfy clients’ energy requirements through provision of energy solutions with a view to achieving energy Economy, Clean Environment, and Sustainable Development. The company has been in operation since 2009 and has undertaken various solar installation projects of between 5Kwp to 100MWp.
Go solar systems Limited
Go solar systems limited has heavily invested in providing renewable energy solutions for home, business and industries. Go solar systems limited has been providing solar solutions in the country since 2003.
Kensen is a Locally registered Private Company Incorporated in the Year 2012 under the Company’s Act Cap 486 of the Laws of Kenya to Invest in Renewable Energy. The company has the ability to supply solar panels and related products of different sizes and has undertaken massive and mega solar projects in the country.
Green Camel Limited
Green Camel has close to 2 decades of experience as a leader and innovator in the Kenyan solar space. Their varied expertise includes all major components of solar power systems and solutions. Their aim is to be a solar company in Kenya that evokes trust, confidence and reliability. With Green Camel Limited, customers are guided into taking the right decisions for all their solar energy needs.
Among the products they offer are solar panels, solar batteries charger controllers and solar lights.
Orb energy offers solar water heating, solar PV back-up and solar PV grid-tied rooftop solutions for residential, and commercial and industrial customers. To make solar energy affordable, Orb has teamed up with different finance partners who can extend a loan to you and get your project done.
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