Real Time Solar is a BBBEE level 2, South African Solar Energy Company founded in 2008 delivering small to large scale custom designed Solar Photovoltaic solutions. With strong in-house engineering capacity RTS designs and delivers the highest quality custom designed projects to meet your needs.

  • Our purpose is to power your world with solar energy as a viable energy source through customised solutions, tailored to your requirements.

  • As your energy partner we aim to impact the South African landscape by providing you access to the value of Solar Energy as an effective power solution cost effectively.

  • We have the expertise to engineer, design and deliver turnkey solutions across various industry sectors from residential, commercial, agricultural, industrial, utility and special projects at various scales.

  • We do this with an award winning and experienced team and innovative solar energy technology to maximise returns and savings while enabling you to manage your power effectively. Not only does this provide reliable power but also reduces your carbon footprint and increases your investment value.



Our Aspiration

To make solar power accessible by providing tailored and affordable solar power solutions to our clients while transforming the energy landscape as we power their world.


Bringing Life To Our Purpose

As your partner, we impact the South African energy landscape by providing access to the value of Solar Energy as a viable and reliable power solution.

We do this through innovative solar energy solutions enabling maximum returns and savings while helping you to manage your power effectively, reducing your carbon footprint and increasing your investment value.

Real Time Solar thrives as a dynamic, agile, values driven company that achieves its objectives while ensuring customer satisfaction.


Why We Exist

We exist to power your world with solar energy as a viable energy source.


Real Time Solar thrives as a dynamic, agile, values driven company that achieves its objectives ensuring you are satisfied with your investment. Our values include:


    Through excellent customer service that cares about the details we ensure your journey with us becomes a lasting relationship


    We do the right thing while doing business honestly. Our solutions and teams are trustworthy ensuring we can deliver the best results and walk the talk.


    We aspire to be at the cutting edge of technology and engineering so that you can benefit. With a learning and growth mindset, our R&D team works towards developing new solutions while adapting existing ones to power your world.


    We are inspired by excellence but not limited by it. As an agile company we deliver custom solutions with quality products, efficiently to maximise the benefit of your investment, enjoy the journey and establish lasting relationships with us as we power your world.


    We aspire to be part of something greater than ourselves. Our team want to work for a company that serves a greater good while transforming the energy landscape. Our purpose driven approach attracts the very best kind of people and partners, making sure our clients and communities benefit from the value of solar power now and in the future.


    We work with you to achieve the greatest results for our clients and community with our team, suppliers, stakeholders and regulators through long term partnerships.


Real Time Solar is a Photovoltaic (PV) solutions company, of an experienced and professional team, that meets client specific needs aligned with international best practice.


Shaun Worthmann a registered professional Electrical Engineer, with multiple years’ experience in primary power generation, acknowledged as a Legend In Energy by the World Energy Engineering Association.

Shaun was a runner up at the SANEDI and SANEA energy awards in 2017, winner of the award for innovation at the World Energy Engineering Congress and the South African Association Energy Engineers.

Shaun leads Real Time Solar’s innovation and project development.


Derek Naidoo Is a qualified attorney with mangement experience within the government sector.

He is an experienced renewable energy project developer, with numerous large and small-scale renewable energy projects within his portfolio. His track record includes his ability to integrate renewable energy sources into infracture development.

He brings to the team his legal experience as well as his people and managerial skills.


Dr Ian Lazarus holds a doctoral degree in the field of Physics. He has over 30 years of experience within the academic environment and conducts research in Renewable Energy.

His experience within the energy field includes the design, implementation and project management of photovoltaic systems. Over the last few years, he has been the recipient of a number of energy related awards, recently receiving the Energy Globe Award. Dr Lazarus was voted one of 50 of the Most Impactful Green Leaders – Global Listing and leads our research and development team.


Eugene Zeelie is an Industrial Engineer, and his experience includes 11 years spent working in the UK and Europe. His experience in the energy field includes the development and implementation of Monitoring and Verification material for local training and industry applications.

He specializes in the design and implementation of photovoltaic projects and has project managed and successfully implemented a number of photovoltaic rooftop projects.

He has been the recipient of the SANEDI and SANEA energy project award for 2018 and leads our design team.


An experienced Sales & Marketing, and General Management Professional and Natural Leader.

Rufan is passionate about delivering the best solutions and results to our clients.


RTS has delivered projects across most sectors ranging from domestic hybrid and off-grid solutions to agriculture projects to industrial installations.

The team has many years of science and engineering experience in the energy field and have won multiple awards for innovation, their energy projects and engineering.

  • Siemens Innovation Award

  • Global Association Of Engineers – Innovation Award For Carbon & Energy

  • SA Association Of Energy Engineers – Innovation Award For Carbon & Energy Project Of The Year

  • Shaun Worthmann – SANEA Energy Project Of The Year

  • Eugene Zeelie – SANEA Energy Project Of The Year Award

  • Ian Lazarus - Recognised as One Of the 50 Most Impactful Green Leaders - Global Listing