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Upgrading a PowerBanx Home Battery Storage System

By |2020-06-08T13:02:42+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Battery Storage, Blog, Energy and Climate Change, Home Battery, Home Energy Storage, Our Uncertain Future, Power Generation, PowerBanx, Pylontech, Solar and Battery, Victron|

I've had a PowerBanx home battery system for just over 2 years and it's worked well, but I always wanted to increase its capacity as one of the advantages of a PowerBanx system is you can add additional batteries to the core system at your convenience. Two years ago I wrote about how I

A Remote Solar Survey to Keep Us Safe During Covid19

By |2020-04-10T14:58:08+00:00April 10th, 2020|Battery Storage, Blog, BYD, Coronavirus, Feed In Tariff, FIT, Fronius, Home Battery, Home Energy Storage, Hybrid Inverter, Installation, Inverter, Islanding, Off Grid, PowerBanx, PowerBanx SX, Powerwall, Pylontech, Roof, Scaffolding, Smart Export Guarantee (SEG), Sofar Solar, Solar, Solar and Battery, Solar and Storage Show, Solar Panel, Solaredge, SolarFAQ, SolarMAN, SolaX, Support, Victron|

We are all adapting to new ways of living and working as Covid19 unfolds. It is very important that our economy keeps going as much as possible, so like many, we are adapting our processes to make it possible to keep working as safely as possible. This video explains how to set up your

Power Cut Backup Options with Battery Storage

By |2020-02-21T13:57:22+00:00November 29th, 2019|Battery Storage, Blog, Energy and Climate Change, Fronius, Home Battery, Home Energy Storage, Power Cut, PowerBanx, Solar and Battery, Victron|

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

Will Solar work in a power cut?

By |2019-04-29T15:05:10+00:00September 14th, 2018|Home Energy Storage, Islanding, Off Grid, Power Cut, Power Generation, Solar, Solar and Battery, SolarFAQ, Uncategorized, Victron|

The sun is shining and your solar cells are supplying all the power you need, and then your grid connection suffers a power cut. You are laughing right? Wrong! In most cases your solar will switch off automatically when the power cut happens. But there is a way…

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