The Solar Power Café

Domestic Backup and Solar Power Systems
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2019 Market Dates for Garden Bleu in Waterkloof, 372 Milner Street 🌎🌟🌞🌻🌹🌸

16 February
16 March
13 April
17 May
15 June
20 July
17 August
21 September
19 October
16 November
14 December

Waelga ™ as promoted by The Solar Power Café will be in attendance at all these markets for 2019. Pl...

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🌟Lithium Ion batteries ready for a Waelga ™ installation. The Pylontech batteries have their own Battery Management System, can run at 80% D.o.D and have a life span of at least 10 years. Much better value for money than lead acid which is significantly cheaper in price but has lifespan of appro...

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Visit us at the monthly market at Garden Bleu in Waterkloof, Pretoria. We are ready to answer all your questions relating to solar and backup power for your home or business.

Contact Michelle

071 1984 389


What does it cost to get a solar power system?

  • Standard Waelga ™ Hybrid Solar Power System

    ZAR 209,999.00
    Our Standard Hybrid Solar Power System: 4kWp solar panel array, 5kW inverter, 9.6kWh battery storage Lithium Ion. Starts at R209 999 VAT included. Installation included. Design sign off by PR Engineer, COC issued by Master Electrician and 24/7 system monitoring included. Final proposal and costing subject to site visit

How much is battery backup?

  • Standard Battery Backup System

    ZAR 49,999.00
    Our entry level battery backup only system: 3kW inverter, 4.8kWh battery storage, Gel Type Lead Acid starts at R49 999 excluding VAT. Installation and COC issued by Master Electrician included. Final proposal and costing subject to site visit

Did you know?

  • Basic Energy Audit Business

    ZAR 18,999.00
    We offer a basic energy audit for businesses that include monitoring of all electrical loads and their consumption over a period of one month. Using a data logger that is installed in the main incoming DB, we can accurately determine the size of the solar power and backup power system required for your business that cannot afford any interruption in power. This service costs R18 999 including VAT and installation of the data logger for a period of 1 month (30 days). A comprehensive report and feasibility study is issued to you along with the proposed solution. Travel costs to the premises are excluded. Additional activities related to the audit excluded. Final costing subject to site visit and meeting with Energy Manager.

Can you check my solar system installed by another company?

  • Solar System - installed by another company

    ZAR 1,999.00
    Your current solar system is no longer functional and the company who installed it no longer exists or doesn't take your calls? We have found that the installations we are called out to look at; lack a design or any traceable form of paperwork, equipment is incompatible and pose the danger of a fire hazard and electrical shock. These risks are taken seriously and our team can assess what can be done to bring your system back to a safe, functional state. For installations up to 5kW, the fee for the Gauteng Province is R1999 + VAT and travel is calculated at R5 per km + VAT. For installations above 5kW please speak to Michelle directly for costing :)


2 years ago
- Suryapur B

Welcome! Welkom! 😀

The Solar Power Cafe is the official outlet for Waelga ™ 🌍🌞A unique, South African designed hybrid solar power system for the domestic market. We specialise in installations upto 150kVa.

We are a Father and Daughter team, with Belingh as the engineering house and The Solar Power Cafe as the interface to the public. 

Highly qualified in our respective fields, we are a dynamic duo with a strong team. Michelle is also studying towards becoming a renewable energy expert at present 🤓

We hope to open a cafe soon and serve you cupcakes and cappuccinos.☕🍰 

For the present time, please visit us at the Garden Bleu Market every 3rd Saturday of the month at 372 Milner Street in Waterkloof, Pretoria.

We offer:
Quiet, fume-free, Back-up power  for your home or business when electricity outages occur. 💡
Advanced Solar Power system that allows you to save on your monthly electricity bill. 🌞

A family owned business started in 2014 in Pretoria East by an innovative electrical technologist with over 30 years experience in the petrochemical, nuclear, mining and power generation fields, he has a keen interest in safety and working according to standards and specifications. 

More than 4 years of dedicated design, prototype production and testing of the technology with his own funds, have brought us to Waelga ™ and The Solar Power Cafe.

The Product
Investing in a Waelga   system offers the following benefits to you as the owner of a home or business🏡🏭

Intrinsically safe design. Waelga is designed with 3 layers of protection to ensure your equipment, appliances and home are not at risk of damage during power outages and when the electricity returns. 🔌🔋💡☑

Using solar power means you generate your own power during the day. You can use it to power the washing machine, vacuum cleaner, swimming pool pump, plug points, a TV etc. We can help you choose the loads best suited to run off dedicated solar during the day. This is dependent on the amount of sunshine available and the size of the installation. We start at a minimum of 4kWp for the solar panel array, this produces at least 20kWh on a full sunshine day. 🌞 

For business owners, we ensure that your work day is uninterrupted and no production losses are incurred due to power outages. The computer network, internet connection, printing, motors, fans, pumps and other essential electrical loads to your business can be run off solar power during the day.   

An aesthetically pleasing design that is not unsightly in your home or place of business.🙌👏

Professional after-sales service. We firmly  believe in maintaining long term relationships with our clients and 'staying in touch' after your installation has been completed.📱✋

How to order and what is the process to install?📃📝
Contact Michelle in order to arrange an appointment at your premises in Pretoria or Johannesburg.

An information sheet will be sent to you requesting basic information regarding your solar power solution. 

We will listen carefully to your requirements and design the system accordingly. 

Our site visit is in depth and the engineer and master electrician visit the premises in order to do correct load measurements and preliminary roof inspection. This takes approximately 1-2 hours depending on the site.

Site Visit Costs as of 17 July 2019:

R499 + VAT for residential clients in Pretoria.
R499 + VAT for residential clients in Johannesburg.

R999 + VAT for business clients in Pretoria.
R999 + VAT for business clients in Johannesburg.

We issue a complete proposal with various options to choose from based on all information captured.

Location 🌍🚗
Our workshop is based in President Park, Midrand, Gauteng and HQ in Pretoria East 🚘 
Please confirm an appointment with Michelle on 071 198 4389 or email:

We look forward to hearing from you 😊😀

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Opening Hours

Mon:8:00 am – 12:30 pm, 1:00 – 5:30 pm
Tue:8:00 am – 12:30 pm, 1:00 – 5:30 pm
Wed:8:00 am – 12:30 pm, 1:00 – 5:30 pm
Thu:8:00 am – 12:30 pm, 1:00 – 5:30 pm
Fri:8:00 am – 12:30 pm, 1:00 – 5:30 pm
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