According to Montmasson-Clair, South African imports of solar panels reached R18-billion in September, which is more than 4.5 GW of capacity.

Hohm Energy says that it has designed over 17 500 personalised solar proposals worth R3.6-billion using its proprietary solar engineering design software tool.

The marketplace adds that more than 37 000 South Africans have already made use of the platform.

Tim Ohlsen, the CEO of Hohm Energy, says that he is dedicated to revolutionising the often challenging and complex process homeowners face when acquiring solar energy systems.

Ohlsen adds that his team has crafted a cutting-edge, technology-led aggregator platform that effortlessly links homeowners with trusted solar installers, while also providing structured solar financing solutions.

Ohlsen adds, "We've facilitated over R1.6-billion in finance applications, which were initiated by Hohm Energy and directed to our retail banking partners."

"Hohm Energy simplifies the journey for customers, making it easy to obtain credit and afford a solar system with minimal effort. By forging partnerships with four of the top five retail banks in South Africa, we're not only streamlining the process but also fundamentally reshaping the nation's energy infrastructure," Ohlsen concludes.

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