Trevor Larkum

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So far Trevor Larkum has created 66 blog entries.

Why Solar-with-Storage is a Leap Forward

By |2020-04-20T18:25:09+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Battery Storage, Energy and Climate Change, Power Generation, Solar, Solar and Battery, Wind|

I heard a solar developer say that if the solar development was checkers, storage looks like three-dimensional chess, or for some, like a Swiss Army knife. Storage is complicated, and a new study of the value of energy storage explains some patterns we see in energy storage adoption and deployment. This helps explain why

The Benefits of a Home Battery Storage System

By |2020-04-21T15:34:36+00:00April 21st, 2020|Battery Storage, Blog, Feed In Tariff, FIT, Home Battery, Home Energy Storage, PowerBanx, Solar, Solar and Battery|

Home battery systems are increasingly popular, particularly in those homes with solar panels. Would a home battery work for you? Here we'll cover the main benefits provided by these systems. Tanjent's PowerBanx X battery storage, in pale grey enclosure (Image: Tanjent) Saving Money Having a home battery allows you to use your

Tanjent Opens A South-West Office

By |2020-04-08T12:29:03+00:00April 7th, 2020|Blog, News|

It's with great pleasure that we are able to announce that Tanjent has opened an office in the South-West of England. This coincides with a house move for myself from Northampton to Devon. The new office is located near Holsworthy in Devon, just on the border with Cornwall and close to the coast at

Is It Wrong To Stockpile?

By |2020-08-13T13:24:13+00:00March 28th, 2020|Blog, Coronavirus, Energy and Climate Change, Our Uncertain Future, Prepping and Collapse|

Our Uncertain Future Blog - All Posts We live in interesting times, with news items from around the world, and around our own country, of frequent 'natural' disasters, particularly flooding and wildfires. Then when it seems like we're getting respite along comes the Coronavirus pandemic. For many people this is the first time they've had

The Coronavirus is not a Bug, it is a Feature

By |2020-03-24T16:04:42+00:00March 13th, 2020|Blog, Coronavirus, Energy and Climate Change, Opinion, Our Uncertain Future|

As it becomes increasingly difficult to ignore the many issues that we face today it can be difficult to understand what's happening and to know how to react to yet another problem coming down the line. This applies to outbreaks like the Coronavirus just as much as it does to climate change, economic turmoil,

My Journey 3: Big Changes Afoot

By |2020-02-10T19:36:14+00:00February 10th, 2020|Battery Storage, Blog, Electric Vehicles, Energy and Climate Change, Our Uncertain Future, Renewable Energy, Solar and Battery|

Work Life While I learnt more about climate change and became more interested in electric vehicles and renewables I continued my existing full-time job working in the oil and gas industry. However I increasingly felt contradictions between my industry and what I was learning about carbon emissions and climate change. In 2010, as we

Setting Economy 7 Times on Your PowerBanx (SolaX) Home Battery Storage System – Online

By |2020-02-06T09:44:47+00:00February 6th, 2020|Battery Storage, Blog, Home Battery, Home Energy Storage, PowerBanx, PowerBanx SX, Solar and Battery, Support|

I recently described how to force a charge on a SolaX based home battery system through the screen. Here I'll cover the process to do the same thing through the system's online interface, the SolaX Cloud. Accessing Work Mode: Force Time Use 1. Log into your SolaX Cloud account at https://www.solaxcloud.com/ with your usual

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