PV Electricity Cost – Agriculture

INSTALLING A PV SYSTEM CAN REDUCE YOUR LONG TERM ELECTRICITY COST BY 60%

800 Sq. m roofspace
REQUIRED FOR A
100 kWp PV PLANT WHICH WILL GENERATE
at least 160 000 kWh
OF ELECTRICITY PER YEAR


EVEN HIGHER RETURNS
WHEN USED FOR OWN CONSUMPTION GROWING INVESTMENT RETURNS
YEARLY AS ELECTRICITY TARIFFS INCREASE

R8mil
FOR 100 kWp PV SYSTEM Estimated savings over 25 years
R0.48/kWh

Levelised Cost Of Electricity over a 25 year period

INCOME DIVERSIFICATION

DIVERSIFY YOUR INCOME
SOURCES FROM YOUR LAND

RELIABILITY

PRODUCTS AND SERVICE THAT WILL NOT LET YOU DOWN

FINANCE OPTIONS

ATTRACTIVE FINANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE

BREAKING DOWN THE NUMBERS

LONG TERM ELECTRICITY COST

COST per kWh

2020/21 MUNICIPAL TARIFF = R 2.54 /kWh
versus
PV TARIF = R 0.80 /kW (including interest on capital)


INCREASES TARIFF

ESKOM TARIFF INCREASE = 8 % p.a.
versus
PV TARIFF INCREASE = 1 % p.a. (maintenance and capital replacement)


LCOE (Levelised Cost Of Electricity over a 25 year period)

of GRID-TIE PV = R 0.48 /kWh
versus
ESKOM TARIFF = R 1.24 /kWh



FOR 100 kW PV SYSTEM

Estimated savings over 25 years = R 8.0 million