Menlo Electric South Africa has joined hands with Chinese JA Solar, a manufacturer of solar products, to become an official distributor for the firm’s products.
This collaboration has come at time when South Africa is striving towards a more sustainable energy system. In the present scenario, the partnership will help JA Solar increase its reach in South Africa’s growing markets, where Menlo Electric South Africa will offer its extensive network and experience in the industry,combined with its reliable distribution network. This will enhance JASolar’s local presence.
“We are excited to be entering the South African market at a time when the energy transition is picking up momentum within the country,” said Daniel Pasker, Head of Sales – Southern and East Africa at JA Solar.
“I believe that Menlo Electric is the right company to partner with because of its extensive warehouse network, tailored logistics and convenient delivery methods,” he noted.
He added that customers in South Africa will benefit from the partnership with access to JA Solar’s range of high-performance products and cutting-edge solar technology. The Menlo Electric South Africa’s reputation for quality and customer service will further strengthen people’s trust.
Menlo Electric South Africa has already made its presence as the fastest-growing solar component distributor in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).
The company claims to have delivered more than 600 MW of renewable energy solutions to over 30 countries across Europe and Africa from eight logistics hubs since 2022.
JA Solar also claimed that its high-efficiency modules have been installed in ground-mounted power plants, as well as residential, commercial, and industrial rooftop PV systems in more than 135 countries and regions worldwide.
As per firm’s statement,this partnership is a significant milestone for both companies, as they share a commitment to sustainability and innovation, and are dedicated to providing the best possible solutions for customers’ solar needs in the growing South African market.
Commenting on the partnership, Heino Louw, General Manager of Menlo Electric South Africa, said: “We are excited to partner with JA Solar, a company that shares our commitment to innovation and sustainability. With their high-quality products and our expertise in the South African market, we are confident that we can provide customers with the best possible solutions for their solar needs.” According to him, this partnership marks a step forward in South Africa for both solar-focused brands at a key time, when transitioning to a more sustainable energy system is the most preferred choice for all South Africans.
Menlo Elecric firm claims to be among the top three distributors of Jinko Solar and Risen Energy, as well as an official EU distributor of JA Solar, Sungrow, SolarEdge, FoxESS