Solar panel manufacturers have come up with a new way of making the panels less attractive to criminals in South Africa.
Criminals in South Africa are also riding the solar boom, with security experts warning that all solar equipment - panels and batteries - are being targetted.
Electricity minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa will fly to China in a bid to fast-track solar supply in South Africa.
As ongoing loadshedding and unexpected power outages continue to impact households, many homeowners are looking to rooftop solar installations to secure their power supply and protect against escalating electricity prices.
Food Lover's Market says that it will expand its solar investments and implement energy-saving technologies at its distribution centres and certain stores to alleviate its reliance on Eskom-supplied power.