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Power Cut Backup Options with Battery Storage

By |2019-11-29T10:05:46+00:00November 29th, 2019|Battery Storage, Blog, Energy and Climate Change, Home Battery, Home Energy Storage, Power Cut, PowerBanx, Solar and Battery|

Many of us recently experienced a major national power cut, one that would have been worse had it not been for grid battery storage. In the same way, a battery is a good option to help get us through power cuts in the home and keeping the lights on. Watching the clock in

Preparing for a Power Cut

By |2019-11-29T18:37:55+00:00November 18th, 2019|Battery Storage, Blog, Energy and Climate Change, Home Battery, Home Energy Storage, Off Grid, Power Cut, Power Generation, PowerBanx, Powerwall, Sofar Solar, Solar, Solar and Battery, Tesla, Victron, Wildfires|

When recently I was notified of an upcoming planned power cut I decided to look into the best ways to get prepared. Until recent years it was uncommon to experience power cuts of any significant duration in Western countries, but that situation is starting to change. A big driver, of course, is climate change

My Experience of a Sustained Power Cut

By |2019-11-29T18:41:46+00:00November 15th, 2019|Battery Storage, Blog, Energy and Climate Change, Home Battery, Home Energy Storage, Power Cut, Power Generation, PowerBanx, Pylontech, Solar, Solar and Battery, Victron|

Earlier this week our home had a long power cut and I recorded my experience in a video, included below. The first we knew it was going to happen was when we received a letter a few weeks ago from our local grid network company, Western Power. The title was "We need to temporarily

Setting Economy 7 Times on Your PowerBanx (Victron) Home Battery Storage System

By |2019-11-29T18:43:24+00:00November 10th, 2019|Battery Storage, Blog, Energy and Climate Change, Islanding, Power Generation, PowerBanx, Solar, Solar and Battery|

I have previously described how to set overnight charging times (for Economy 7 or similar tariffs) on our most popular PowerBanx systems which use an inverter made by Sofar; here I'm going to cover the same process for PowerBanx systems which use an inverter made by Victron. These inverters are more expensive but have

The Brains Behind our Renewable Technology

By |2019-12-12T09:26:57+00:00November 8th, 2019|Blog, Energy and Climate Change, Home Battery, Home Energy Storage, Renewable Energy, Solar and Battery|

I very much enjoyed a recent episode of the The Life Scientific on BBC Radio 4, in which Professor Saiful Islam of Bath University, talks to Jim Al-Khalili about his life and work studying the materials that make renewable energy possible. Professor Islam has accelerated the use of computer modelling of the behaviours of solids.

Global Climate Strike

By |2019-11-29T18:46:00+00:00September 24th, 2019|Blog, Energy and Climate Change, News|

Friday was the latest and biggest ever Climate Strike day. The school strike for climate (Swedish: Skolstrejk för klimatet), also known variously as Fridays for Future (FFF), Youth for Climate and Youth Strike 4 Climate, is an international movement of school students who take time off from class to participate in demonstrations to demand

Tanjent goes to Cambridge to Prepare for the Future

By |2019-11-29T18:49:34+00:00September 20th, 2019|Blog|

The Tanjent Management team yesterday completed the Cambridge Judge 2019 Business School Scale Up program with a presentation of our growth plan to a panel of financial and business experts. We got expert feedback and advice on our future planning. The Course Starting in April this year, this course comprised a series of lectures

How can Solar Panels and Battery Storage Save you Money at Home?

By |2019-08-30T10:10:52+00:00August 30th, 2019|Blog, Home Battery, Home Energy Storage, Renewable Energy, Solar and Battery|

They say pictures tell a thousand words, so we have created a fun 'explainer' video to help explain how you can save money by generating your own electricity.   If you would like a no-fuss, no pressure, no surprises quote at a price that is surprisingly low, we can give you an accurate first quote without

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