Is It Wrong To Stockpile?

By |2020-03-30T19:11:01+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

Energy firms draw up crisis plans amid fears of loss of 80% of staff

By |2020-03-24T16:03:58+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Blog, Coronavirus, Energy and Climate Change, News, Power Cut, Power Generation|

At Tanjent we are watching the electricity supply situation very closely, as our battery systems offer customers the ability during power disruptions and lockdowns to keep their lights on and their fridges and freezers powered (see the options here). . Nonessential work on power lines and gas pipes could be put back and extra

The Coronavirus Situation

By |2020-03-24T16:04:23+00:00March 16th, 2020|Blog, Coronavirus, News|

We are actively monitoring the current Coronavirus/Covid-19 situation as it evolves. We take the health and safety of our people very seriously. We are providing guidance to our staff and customers in line with preventative guidance from the UK Government. Corona virus (Image: So that you are aware, as is the

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,

The Good Life

By |2020-02-25T11:17:35+00:00February 24th, 2020|Blog, News, Our Uncertain Future, Prepping and Collapse|

Our Uncertain Future Blog - All Posts My early attempts at following the 'Good Life' and becoming self-sufficient were not very effective. While the installation of solar panels to generate our own electricity went quite well, learning to grow our own food - in a typical suburban garden - was not so successful. I knew

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 with your usual

Climate and Ecological Crisis? What’s all the fuss about?

By |2020-02-04T08:54:39+00:00February 4th, 2020|Blog, Energy and Climate Change, News, Opinion, Our Uncertain Future, Prepping and Collapse|

On Friday night I attended a talk on climate change held in Chagford in Dartmoor, south Devon. It was entitled "Climate and Ecological Crisis? What's all the fuss about?" and I found it very interesting, and also quite moving. I went along expecting it to be another vanilla climate change talk - you know

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