Activate architecture an architectural design firm based in Rosebank Johannesburg, decided to take action in the midst of the South African Energy crisis by investing in a Photovoltaic System with Battery Backup. A 5.1 kW PV System is installed on the roof of the building supplying 70% of the annual energy needs. System Monitoring is done with the SMA Home Manager showing all energy flows via the Sunny Portal accessed either with the SMA Smart Phone APP or a Web Browser. Scope of work included the Engineering and Design, Simulation, Installation and Commissioning of the System. Project Management and Performance Measurements also formed part of SAR’s contract.