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Solar Academy of Sub-Saharan Africa (PTY) Ltd. (TASOL SOLAR), is a renewable energies company established in 2003. It is the sole distributor of the TASOL brand of technologies in South Africa, with partners in Europe. In 2008 the company signed a memorandum of understanding with the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan University where a solar energy test center was put up.

Since 2012 the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa is also a partner in the business and has played a key role in developing the company even further in the South African renewable energy market.

The company has extensive experience as a project developer for energy efficiency and demand side management (DSM) programs, product supply, logistics, infrastructure development, contractor development, research and development in the renewable energy space, implementation and project management of large and small scale Solar PV and energy efficiency projects on a national basis.

Being a level 3 contributor to Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment, the proudly South African company also has a national footprint of TASOL consultants and installers, a national call center and is proud to be one of the leaders of installed domestic solar PV (photovoltaic) systems and energy efficient systems in South Africa.

TASOL offers turnkey solutions to clients. Design, supply, financing, installation reporting and monitoring are all part of the project specific services that we offer.  Striving to be a leading player in the renewable energy sector, TASOL’s aim is to deliver electrical savings and the reductions of green-house gas emissions through a holistic and sustainable approach, to boost the green economy of South Africa and to contribute to skills development and job creation, whilst being at the forefront of the latest technologies.

Our range of innovative technologies includes:

  • Thermal Technology – Solar water heating
  • Power Generation – Solar Photovoltaic Systems;
  • Solar pumps – AC/DC range
  • Spacial heating – Pellet fire places,integrated fire places
  • Gas heating – In-line gas geysers

Projects and Tenders awarded:

Solar water heating

  • Fort Hare University, commercial water heating system.
  • Eskom Victoria Lake Inn, commercial heat pump water heating system.
  • Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, low pressure solar water heating project.
  • Ekurhuleni Municipality, low pressure solar water heating project.
  • Tswane Municipality, Garanguwa low pressure solar water heating project.
  • Central Development Projects, High pressure solar water heating systems for all new sites.
  • Raubex Housing, high pressure solar water heating systems for new sites.
  • Cosmo City, low pressure solar water heating systems.
  • Valumax Housing, High pressure solar water heating systems for new sites.

Solar Photovoltaic

  • BMW Alberante, Solar PV Grid-tie Rooftop system installed.
  • FNB Data Centre, Solar PV Grid-tie Rooftop system installed.
  • Magaliesburg Schools,  Solar PV Grid-tie Rooftop system installed.
  • RTC Johannesburg, Solar PV Grid-tie Rooftop system installed.
  • Netcare Hospitals, Solar PV Rooftop and back-up systems roll-out.
  • Parkhurst Residential and Business owners association, preferred supplier for becoming grid-neutral.

Taking the power into your hands

Save on your Electricity bill

Tasol Solar geyser systems are efficient, SABS approved and can save you up to 70% of your hot water bill monthly.

  • Tasol evacuated tube systems
  • Tasol hybrid flat plate systems
  • Compliment your hot water system with a heat pump to save more.

Keep warm this winter

Tasol pellet stoves uses less then 55c /kwh compared to high electricity based spacial heaters. Easy to install, with a great design to suit your home.

Tasol also offers solar thermal underfloor heating systems, with a long live span and excellent savings compared to element based under floor heating systems.  Also ask about our variety of integrated wood and pellet fire places.

Stay one step ahead of loadshedding

The new Tasol Hybrid PV Systems allow you to generate your own power during the day whilst charging your batteries for times of power outages.

  • Tier 1 PV panels
  • Hybrid inverters (3.6 UNA / 10.0 TRIA)
  • Hybrid UPS inverters (Auxilia)

Gas heating

The  in-line gas heaters heats the water in the pipe line coming from the storage tank to your tap resulting in additional hot water savings.


Solar Pumps

DC range- (TSPM) Solar Bore Hole pumps and inverters

AC/DC range (TSPB) Solar Bore Hole pump inverters

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“It is the company’s vision that Africa harnesses the potential of successful service delivery and economic development through solar energy, while being at the forefront of accessible cutting edge technology.”

Tasol is serious about solar

At TASOL we are serious especially when it comes to the environment, our staff, clients and GOING GREEN. Check out our SSS(Solar senseless survey ). Where TASOL employees and distributors were called into a serious meeting for evaluation only to find the questions senseless and funny. 

What is Solar energy

Worried About finance?

Part of TASOL’S  vision was to supply affordable solar energy solutions to our clients.

Financing is now available through your local bank.

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