As the cold front swept over Limpopo this past week and people desperately tried everything to stay warm, an overload of the national power grid and the following load shedding was inevitable.
Once again residents were at the mercy of Eskom to keep the lights on and many had to make do in the dark.
Fortunately there are options to help keep the dark and cold at bay thanks to inventions like solar panels and generators. With such a wide variety to choose from at many shops and businesses in Polokwane, you are sure to find something to suit your pocket.
Laugh in the face of load shedding with essential equipment from Trappers. Conveniently situated at Mall of the North and Savannah Mall, Trappers will help you see the bright side of load shedding.
With handy inventions like the Consol Glass Solar Jar, also known as ‘a bottle of sunshine’, an emergency lantern kit and magnetic LED lights, Trappers promises to give you the upper hand in the battle against the dark.
They have such a wide range of products in store that anybody can survive load shedding; no matter what your budget.
Trappers stores also sell mini gas stoves, braai equipment and headlamps to make cooking in the dark more fun.
Call Trappers Mall of the North on 015 265 1329 or Trappers Savannah Mall on 015 296 0900 to find the perfect gadget to suit your pocket.
Electrical Motor Rewiring (EMR)
When the lights turn off, many people turn to EMR as this company offers a host of solutions.
Whether you need help with stand-by electricity for residential, commercial, industrial, medical, hospitality or agricultural purposes, EMR can assist.
Building on experience and with a focused strategy EMR has expanded into related industries such as generators, transformers, and mini-substation manufacturing and maintenance.
Through innovation and solid business principles they have become the largest and one of the most reputable electrical motor, transformer and generator manufacturers in Limpopo.
EMR focuses on the design and installation of solar systems to clients’ requirements and energy audits to determine the suitable sizing of solar power systems. They sell supplementary solar systems with or without diesel generator back-up, as well as hybrid off-grid solutions and solar water pumping systems.
Because EMR celebrates their 50th anniversary this year, they offer 50 years of experience and expertise to make your load a little lighter.
Visit them at 44 Agaat Street in Superbia or call them on 015 292 0519.
All Power Lawn Equipment
With two trusted brands and a variety of models to choose from, All Power Lawn Equipment is sure to have the perfect generator to suit your needs.
In the Hoffman range they offer the semi-silent H9000E model as well as the industrial HD78/GSA, among others. Be sure to call All Power on 015 295 3130 or send an email to email@example.com to find out which of these products would work best for you.
All Power Lawn Equipment also stocks the Kipor range, from the smaller KDE12STA that can run a single phase property for eight hours with a maximum output of 9,5kVA, to the powerful KDE100SS3 that can run a three phase property for five hours with an output of 85kVA.
The friendly staff members at this company will be happy to assist you when you have to buy a generator for your house or business.
Visit All Power Lawn Equipment at 22 Zune Street in Bendor Extension 14 for professional advice to help you make a well informed choice.
For some people load shedding is not such a big issue and they don’t mind surviving without electricity for a few hours. However, it may happen that you need to avoid a power outage for a function or other reasons.
This is when Talisman Hire Polokwane jumps into action, to keep the electricity flowing when you need it most. They rent out quality equipment at prices to suit your budget with quick deliveries to meet your deadlines.
Visit Talisman at 22 Zune Street in Polokwane, 1 Hooge Street in Mokopane or 2 Industria in Louis Trichardt to hire a generator and keep the lights burning when you need it most.
Call Talisman Polokwane on 015 297 7983 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.