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    Use the energy of the sun 

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    Increase energy independence while decreasing energy costs

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    Turnkey solar systems for pig, poultry and egg production

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    Up to 70% of the total energy demand covered by annual solar yield

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Consistent and reliable power supply is critical to the success of your pig, egg or poultry production farm. With grid power becoming more and more unreliable in Southern Africa, Big Dutchman Solar provides pig, egg and poultry producers with a viable, sustainable power solution.

Robust agriculture grade solar panels and batteries supported by our expert installation and maintenance team provide up to 70% of your total house energy. In addition Big Dutchman Solar technology empowers you to calculate the energy output of your solar system so that you can accurately predict the top-up grid and/or generator energy required for house power consistency.

Big Dutchman Solar not only improves power consistency but also provides monthly energy cost savings, the efficiency of equipment within the house is improved due to direct energy supply. This incredible energy provision further benefits farmers with up to 70% reduction in CO² emissions, which is an important measurement for pig, poultry and egg retailer statistics.

Utilise the power of the sun to drive pig, poultry and egg farming productivity and profitability.

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Benefits

Working with the Big Dutchman has a wide range of client endorsed benefits which include:
  • Significantly and permanently reduce energy costs by replacing it with solar driven energy.
  • Energy protection from grid shortages.
  • Profitability protection from energy cost increases.
  • Up to 70% of the total house energy requirements provided by solar energy
  • Automate large sections of the farming process for labour efficiency
  • Increase feed efficiencies through feed mill and feed delivery automation
  • Recycle residue for increased farm profitability

How it works

When you decide to invest in sustainable off-grid energy through Big Dutchman Solar, a range of exciting processes ensure the success of your solar system.

  • Big Dutchman Solar experts analyse your production house energy requirements.
  • A full turnkey solar solution is designed to the energy specifications of your farm.
  • State-of-the-art rooftop PV modules (solar panels) are installed on the roof of your production house.
  • Ongoing monitoring and maintenance is available should you require it.

Recent Projects

Thinking BIG. Moving Horizons.

Big Dutchman Southern Africa is excited to be moving into a state-of-the-art facility where we can continue to support our customers'  in fulfilling their BIG dreams for feeding Southern Africa. Watch this space for more updates.
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Exciting project in Southern Africa Helps to Ensure Food for a Nation

Big Dutchman Southern Africa worked with one of the largest poultry farmers in Mozambique to provide turnkey poultry houses.  There were several phases to this impressive Big Dutchman Southern Africa farm development project. Phase 1: Design The Big Dutchman Southern Africa team worked with our client to ensure that the buildings were designed with the […]
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Big Dutchman Solar for Schools, Business, Agriculture, Residential and Servicing

Big Dutchman Solar is excited to be working with a range of organisations across industry types.  With Southern Africa experiencing over 300 days of sunshine a year, utilising solar energy for power just makes sense. In this article the Big Dutchman Solar team is taking some time to outline key benefits for using solar energy […]
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"Verder is ek baie tevrede met die bouwerk op hierdie stadium.
Stuur asb die kwotasies aan so gou moontlik."

Fanus Weldhagen

Weldhagen Boerdery
Chicken Farm

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For Business

By harnessing the power of solar energy, businesses can substantially reduce their reliance on traditional energy sources, thereby lowering operational costs and enhancing their competitive edge in an increasingly eco-conscious market landscape. At Big Dutchman Solar, we empower businesses to embrace a greener tomorrow while safeguarding their bottom line, fostering a symbiotic relationship between environmental stewardship and economic resilience.

Benefits of Solar for Business

Cost Saving
Power Independence
Future-Proof
Energy Security
Sustainability
Energy Cost Hedging

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For RESIDENTIAL

By embracing solar power for residential properties, homeowners can significantly reduce their energy expenses. At Big Dutchman Solar, we empower individuals to take control of their energy consumption, providing them with reliable and efficient solar solutions that not only benefit the environment but also enhance the resilience and self-sufficiency of their homes for generations to come.

Benefits of Solar for Residential

Cost Saving
Power Independence
Improved Home Value
Uninterrupted Home Security
Protection of Sensitive Electrical Equipment

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For SCHOOLS

With a commitment to innovation and cutting-edge technology, Big Dutchman Solar continues to lead the way in promoting environmentally conscious energy practices within a variety of industries including education. This focus on sustainable energy solutions not only benefits the planet but also ensures the long-term viability of the organizations we work with.

Benefits of Solar for SCHOOLS

Cost Saving
Power Independence
Future-Proof
Environmental Impact
Sustainability
Environmental Leadership

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Servicing

At Big Dutchman Solar, we understand that ongoing maintenance is key to unlocking the full potential of solar energy. Proactive servicing not only maximizes the lifespan and effectiveness of renewable energy infrastructure but also safeguards the long-term viability and operational continuity of your solar system.

Benefits of Solar Servicing

Maximizes energy output
Optimal Solar Performance
Prevent Costly Repairs
Prolonged Life Span
Protect Your Financial Investment
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