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January 24, 2024

The Fire Safety Rapid Shut Down Switch for Solar Panels

The BFS-S4 Fire Safety Switch The BFS-S4 is a firefighter isolation switch for solar installations. Fire safety switches are required by insurance companies in all solar-powered buildings. This tailored solution ensures robust fire protection and total insurance compliance. The BFS-S4 fire safety switch is a string level load break […]
October 25, 2023

Explaining the operation of ESS Hybrid Energy Storage 5.5kW

In this blog article, we created 4 illustrations that describe how the Multifunctional award winning inverter with lithium batteries operates. Every picture represents one scenario of a domestic property that is powered from solr panels, batteries and inverters. The Voltasol ESS 5.5 is the reall all-in-one solution, you do […]
August 30, 2023

Bifacial Solar Panels: The best choice for ground mounting Photovoltaic Installations

Bifacial Solar Panels: Maximising Photovoltaic Energy with Ground-Mounted Installations In the ever-evolving landscape of renewable energy, solar power is a stalwart contributor to our global pursuit of sustainability. Among the myriad innovations in this field, one technology shines exceptionally bright: bifacial solar panels. These ingenious structures have captivated the […]
July 16, 2023

How to set up Solar Assistant with 3 Inverters, Battery, Mouse and LCD Screen

In this detailed blog page, we will explain how to load your solar assistant with a number of peripherals that allow the user to control and monitor, three off-grid solar inverter Conversol 8kW Max and an optical mouse. This set-up makes use of all the input and output ports […]
December 7, 2022

How to Set up Your Hybrid 5.5kW Inverter for Self-Consumption with Energy Meter

In my opinion, the best hybrid mode is “Grid Tie with Backup II“. Eastron meter is needed in order to get this mode to work correctly. In this mode, the inverter blends Grid+PV+battery power together. It allways try to compensate grid to zero: If there’s too much PV power, […]
June 9, 2022

Three diagrams with photovoltaics and energy storage – Hybrid, Off Grid, Grid-Tied with Batteries.

In this article, you will find the three most common solar PV power systems for domestic and commercial use. For simplicity we draw a single phase system but the concept is applicable for three phase system with one (3-phase) or multiple inverters in parallel.   Diagram A: Hybrid Photovoltaic […]
June 7, 2022
nissan leaf bidirectional charger

Which Electric Vehicles Are Compatible with Bidirectional Quasar Charger

Yes the Nissan Leaf is one for the few vehicles capable of bi-directional charging. Below is some information on the current capabilities of the Quasar. Quasar’s main applications can be divided into V2G (Vehicle-to-Grid) and V2H (Vehicle-to-Home), depending on the user/company needs and services that want to be provided to […]
November 10, 2021

Self Consumption Hybrid Energy Storage System 3-Phase 30kW Lithium Ion & Flooded Batteries

Self-consumption for  grid independence in three phase systems The primary goal of a self-consumption system is to optimise the use of solar and/or wind power. The major problem of grid-tie solar system is that power generation times do not match with the actual times of power use.  Your system […]
June 1, 2021

Independent Review and Video for Ledison Solar Lights. How they Work

In this blog, we added the videos of an independent reviewer and customer of Ledison Lighting, to share this experience of the brightest LED solar lights.   Some good reasons to buy solar lights for your garden: Easy installation without wires.  A DIY job that requires only two screws […]
April 27, 2021
charging time for batteries from solar chargers

How long does it take to charge batteries from solar panels

Using simple mathematical formulas, we set up a simple guide that will help you to calculate the charging time of your batteries using solar panels. In our example we consider the efficiency of an battery charger with MPPT controller which is more efficient compared to PWM chargers. If you […]