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Solar Installs: Colchester

By |2021-10-11T17:59:52+00:00October 11th, 2021|Blog, Solar, Solar and Battery|

Here are some photo's of a recent install near Colchester. It's on a slate roof and slate can be tricky if it's old - great care has to be taken to avoid damage to tiles. We use a system where the panels are fixed through the slates so they don't have to be lifted or

Fully Charged Show 2021 – Popular EVs

By |2021-09-20T13:30:57+00:00September 20th, 2021|Blog, Electric Cars, Electric Vehicles, Energy and Climate Change, Fully Charged Live, News|

Most of our time at Fully Charged was, naturally, spent on our stand telling potential customers about the benefits of solar and battery storage. However, there was still time to go exploring around the show and I began by heading towards the main EV sales area. Here the most popular electric cars were on

Are You A Climate Warrior or A Climate Weaver? Because We Need Both.

By |2021-07-29T17:00:38+00:00July 29th, 2021|Blog, Energy and Climate Change, Extinction Rebellion, Our Uncertain Future, Prepping and Collapse|

How an unexpected Twitter tiff with the renowned climate scientist Michael Mann helped me rethink climate activism. When I tweeted my reply, I had no idea that I would be on the receiving end of friendly fire. I was scrolling through my feed, looking for thought-provoking news and commentary (because that’s the only reason

Fully Charged Sept 3-5 2021 – Preview with Robert Llewelyn

By |2021-06-25T10:34:42+00:00June 25th, 2021|Battery Storage, Blog, Energy and Climate Change, Fully Charged Live, Power Generation, Solar, Solar and Battery|

I was delighted to hear TV's favourite robot, Kryten (from Red Dwarf), giving us the go ahead for the Fully Charged Live Event this Autumn from 3rd to 5th Sept. At Tanjent we are going to be there all weekend with our own stand. It is a great chance to meet you face to face and

Do Home Battery Systems Work Automatically?

By |2021-05-17T18:23:30+00:00May 17th, 2021|Battery Storage, Blog, Home Battery, Home Energy Storage, PowerBanx, Pylontech, Renewable Energy, Sofar Solar, Solar and Battery, SolarFAQ, Victron|

We have had a lot of interest from our customers in knowing whether home battery systems work automatically or if they need to be controlled by the owner. There are actually three answers to this particular question. Tanjent's PowerBanx X battery storage, in black enclosure, for use with a Sofar or Victron inverter

Tanjent now include Aerial Surveys for Solar Panels

By |2021-05-07T15:19:02+00:00May 7th, 2021|Blog, Energy and Climate Change, Fully Charged Live, Installation, Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Roof, Scaffolding, Solar, Solar and Battery, Solar Panel, Solaredge|

We have been having a lot of fun recently since we have added a new tool to our repertoire - a pro drone with high definition video and still camera. We use this both before and after a solar installation and it gives enormous benefits: A close up view of innaccessible roof areas. A

58 Practical Homesteading Skills and Ideas You Can Learn Today

By |2021-03-19T09:41:07+00:00March 17th, 2021|Blog, Food Production, Our Uncertain Future|

Whether you’re already on a homestead or dreaming of being a homesteader, homesteading skills are invaluable – and lots of fun! They give you a real sense of accomplishment, you save money, and you’re becoming more self-reliant in the process. Jump right in with the homesteading skills on this list. I’ve mainly included practical homesteading

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