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"Scammers and Thieves Targeting Solar Power as South Africans Turn to Alternative Energy Solutions"

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"Scammers and Thieves Targeting Solar Power as South Africans Turn to Alternative Energy Solutions"

In South Africa, many households and businesses are turning to solar as a means of relief from load shedding. However, scammers and criminals are also taking advantage of the growing interest in solar power. Recently, the City of Tshwane issued a warning to its residents about scammers posing as city representatives and approaching homeowners under the guise of a new solar initiative. These fake contractors take pictures of houses and request identity documents from homeowners. The city has confirmed that there is no such solar installation drive taking place and has advised residents to report any suspicious behaviour by these...

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"Protecting Home Buyers: Understanding South African Law on Selling Properties with Defects"

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"Protecting Home Buyers: Understanding South African Law on Selling Properties with Defects"

I am selling my property Selling a property with defects can be a tricky situation, especially if the seller is unaware of any latent defects in the property. In South Africa, the voetstoots clause is often used in property transactions to protect the seller, but it has its limitations. Voetstoots According to the voetstoots clause, the buyer purchases the property in its current condition, which means that the seller is not liable for any defects that the buyer may discover after the sale. However, if the seller is aware of any defects in the property and fails to disclose them, the...

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Solar PV Fraud and Load Shedding from Eskom, and How SAPAC is Addressing the Issue

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Solar PV Fraud and Load Shedding from Eskom, and How SAPAC is Addressing the Issue

Load shedding has become an all-too-familiar term for South Africans in recent years. This is because the country's national electricity supplier, Eskom, has implemented rolling blackouts to avoid a total grid collapse. Many people have turned to solar PV installations as an alternative source of electricity. However, this has led to an increase in solar PV fraud, which has a significant impact on load shedding in South Africa and municipalities. Fortunately, SAPAC is addressing the issue by connecting people with qualified electricians who specialize in solar PV installations. Solar PV fraud occurs when unscrupulous solar installers or contractors install substandard...

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"Asbestos in South Africa: Understanding the History, Ban, Legacy and Social Perceptions"

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"Asbestos in South Africa: Understanding the History, Ban, Legacy and Social Perceptions"

Understanding, and making sense of Asbestos in South Africa. To find an Approved Licensed Asbestos removal Expert PRESS HERE Industries - Construction, mining and manufacturing in South Africa Read on Asbestos was once widely used in South Africa in various industries, including construction, mining, and manufacturing. The mineral was valued for its heat-resistant properties and was commonly used in insulation, roofing materials, and brake linings, among other applications. However, the use of asbestos has been linked to serious health problems, including lung cancer, mesothelioma, and asbestosis. As a result, many countries, including South Africa, have banned the use of asbestos. Asbestos...

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"Wie word wettiglik toegelaat om sonkrag-PV-stelsels in Suid-Afrika te installeer, die waarheid"

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"Wie word wettiglik toegelaat om sonkrag-PV-stelsels in Suid-Afrika te installeer, die waarheid"

Wie mag sonkrag-PV-stelsels wettiglik in Suid-Afrika installeer? Press here for English Article Suid-Afrikaanse huiseienaars moet hierdie artikel lees en die skakel wat verskaf word gebruik om dit met almal wat hulle ken te deel. Kopieer en plak hierdie skakel en deel met almal: https://bit.ly/WettigeSolarinstalleerders Dit is noodsaaklik om 'n geakkrediteerde elektrisiën te kies en om die verskillende tipe elektrisiëns te verstaan ​​wat wettiglik toegelaat word om son kragstelsels binne die openbare sektor te bedryf en wettig te installeer. As jy hierdie artikel lees, moet jy daarop let dat die inligting in hierdie artikel direk aangehaal word uit die registrasiekriteria vir 'n geregistreerde persoon...

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