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Renewable Energy solutions That
Empower Rural Areas

We make renewable energy accessible and affordable for rural communities, schools, and farmers in Southern Africa.

Kestrel is a proudly South African product with a global reputation for providing power and water pumping solutions. Using wind power, solar power, or a combination of both, we provide opportunities to access water and electricity in areas where these resources are scarce or unavailable.

Do you (or your local community) need an
affordable and reliable source of power?

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POWER Solutions

Kestrel offers a wide range of power solutions for customers in South Africa, Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana, and Mozambique, to name a few. We design, manufacture, install and maintain these renewable energy solutions. We offer three main power solutions, including:

Off Grid Solar

OFF GRID

Have an independent source of power.

Dependable off-grid power solutions are essential for surviving without a utility company as your electricity provider. Kestrel offers effective off-grid solutions that generate reliable power, reduce costs and minimize inconvenience.

Some of the key benefits include:
  • Affordable source of energy
  • Consistent supply of energy
  • Electrical independence
  • Custom designed to meet your needs
Off Grid Solar

WATER PUMPING

Deliver water where it matters most.

The Kestrel water pumping solution is a cost-effective and versatile option for pumping water in areas where grid electricity is unavailable. The solution provides efficient water delivery from a wind speed of ±3m/s and delivers up to twice the water volume of a traditional windmill.

Some of the key benefits include:
  • Water delivery at low speeds
  • Heads up to 280m
  • Delivers up to 3600 liters/hour
  • Adaptable to your current windmill tower
Off Grid Solar

GRID CONNECTED

Supplement existing grid power to save costs.

Kestrel's grid-tie solutions are used to supplement existing grid power. In addition to saving energy costs, these solutions give customers a more consistent supply of energy while still affording them the convenience of a grid connection.

Some of the key benefits include:
  • Affordable source of energy
  • Consistent supply of energy
  • Reduction in electricity accounts
  • System design and advice

how does kestrel provide these solutions?

Kestrel's solutions integrate solar, wind and other technologies to provide the power that meets your energy needs. We primarily use three main sources of power, including:

Micro wind turbines

Wind power - Micro wind turbines

Kestrel manufactures a range of small wind turbines rated at 600W, 800W, 1kW, and 3.5kW. Because of their robust construction and unique engineering, Kestrel turbines have proven to be the product of choice for off-grid, grid-connected and water pumping solutions. The Kestrel range of micro wind turbines are internationally recognised and certified, and have been manufactured in our ISO-certified world-class manufacturing facility since 2006.

Solar power - solar power panels

The sun is an abundant energy source in Southern Africa. At Kestrel, we specialise in the installation of high-quality reliable solar panels. After installation, these solar panels are very easy to operate and maintain. They are a long-lasting, green energy source with no noise pollution. The electrical energy stored in the batteries alongside solar panels can be used to provide power even on cloudy days or after the sun goes down.

Solar energy solutions
Hybrid power solutions

hybrid power

Kestrel's hybrid power solutions comprise of a wind turbine and solar panel hybrid solution, as well as a battery bank and power management solution. All these elements work together to provide a more consistent year-round supply of energy because it is possible to generate output from one resource when the other is not available. For example, during the winter months when solar energy is less readily available, wind energy tends to be more prevalent.

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which solution is best for me?

There are a few things to consider when choosing a renewable power solution for your community, school, farm or home. For example, the area in which you reside plays a very important role in determining whether to install an off-grid or grid-connected solution. Every solution design requires a unique solution depending on the available renewable resources and existing power sources. At Kestrel, we pride ourselves on our ability to assess the available resources and provide an optimal turnkey solution that meets your needs.

WHERE DO I START?

The first step is to get in touch with our energy consultants, who will conduct an energy assessment to determine the correct combination of renewable energy technologies. Upon acceptance of the quote, your renewable power solution will be designed and installed by our experienced teams of engineers and electricians.

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WHAT OUR CLIENTS HAVE TO SAY

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Waterhouse Trading CC has a long-standing and strong relationship with Kestrel and we are looking forward to working with them on our new projects.

heir ability to supply high quality wind turbines, combined with the use of Grundfos pumps, is essential for the continued deployment of low cost water pumping solutions. We are very proud of the work done in association with Kestrel!

WATERHOUSE TRAIDING CC
PORT ELIZABETH, SOUTH AFRICA
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Kestrel Renewable Energy has a great team and we have relied on their products for various telecommunications around the country.

We are very proud of the work done in association with Kestrel!

DR GREEN ENERGY CO. LTD.
THAILAND

how can i contact kestrel?

Our renewable energy specialists are only a click or a call away! Please contact us using the following contact details, or complete the quick and easy enquiry form and we will contact you.

call us: +27 (0)41 401 2500

email us: vuyokazi.gova@eveready.co.za

or let us contact you

Please fill out the enquiry form and we'll be in touch to discuss your power requirements in more detail.