Everyone is talking about the vanishing gap between household incomes and the affordability of rooftop solar, and that’s a good thing. Throw a home battery energy storage system into the mix, though, and the gap reappears. Now add the virtual power plant model, and the gap could turn into a yawning chasm of benefits,
We recently did a solar and battery install very local to us - this was in Hemel Hempstead and we're based in Kings Langley. The solar was a large array of 24 panels, each 375W giving a total power of 9 kWp, connected to a Sofar 7.5 kW solar inverter. We handled the necessary
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
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
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
There are two main approaches to Inverters when installing a solar and battery system in the home, and there are pros and cons to each. This blog highlights the main advantages and disadvantages of each.
(REPOST: Clean Energy) Lauren Cook of Solar Media’s Market Research division spoke to CEN sister publication Energy-Storage.News this week on the publication of ‘UK Battery storage: Opportunities & Market Entry Strategies for 2018-2022’, a new report.
We are often asked how big a home battery should be to get the best value for money.
Have you ever wondered what a home battery storage system looks like and how long it takes to install? Check out this time-lapse video of Dave fitting an Inverter and single battery for solar storage.