Category Archives: solar inverters and batteries

What are batteries? – pv magazine Australia
03 Dec
5:53

What are batteries? – pv magazine Australia

From Evcricket’s Energy. For starters, they’re not really “batteries”, more accurately they’re a battery energy storage system; we have a few at work and we call them “BESS” when we’re being formal, but normally just batteries. The battery part is just where the energy is stored, and it is usually […]

Solar investment paying dividends – 46.26kWh in a day, imported just 2.9kWh from the grid – techAU
02 Dec
9:33

Solar investment paying dividends – 46.26kWh in a day, imported just 2.9kWh from the grid – techAU

Today was our best day for solar generation yet. Our 6.5kW of solar panels managed to collect a massive 46.26kWh during sunlight hours, which on December 2nd, 2020 ran from 7:30AM until 8PM. After having the system installed back in February by Kdec, at the tail end of summer, we’re […]

sonnen batteries will be used in Stanford research project – Solar Power World
30 Nov
6:24

sonnen batteries will be used in Stanford research project – Solar Power World

Residential battery maker sonnen has established a research collaboration with Stanford University’s Sustainable Systems Lab (S3L) within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering to deploy sonnen’s intelligent energy storage hardware and load management software in 15 Fremont, California-area solar-powered homes and in a commercial agricultural facility in El Nido, […]

How a NSW man’s off-grid system saved his life – pv magazine Australia
28 Nov
5:34

How a NSW man’s off-grid system saved his life – pv magazine Australia

It was still daytime when thick smoke plunged the Kangaroo Valley into complete darkness. Inside Nick Turner’s house, pets and neighbours crowded the lounge room, shrill smoke alarms ringing in the background while black ash rained down and coated the landscape. November 28, 2020Bella Peacock A few days into the […]

25 Nov
4:35

Growatt partners with the top PV retailer in Australia, having installed over 2500 residential PV storage systems – pv magazine International

Australia is one of the world’s most developed solar markets. With supportive policies, the country leads in the residential PV sector over the years, thus creating unique market soil for residential storage. November 25, 2020Growatt In 2018, the Government of South Australia launched Home Battery Scheme that provides 100 million […]

Interview: Education, reforms needed to drive quality battery storage – pv magazine Australia
24 Nov
9:34

Interview: Education, reforms needed to drive quality battery storage – pv magazine Australia

While long hyped, uptake of residential battery storage is continuing to underwhelm, according to BayWa r.e. Solar Systems managing director Durmus Yildiz. In the wake of the Insight on Quality session of the All-Energy Australia virtual conference, Yildiz says he has reservations about battery safety and quality, and that education […]

Morning Brief: MISO preps for FERC Order 2222, zinc battery startup Eos now public via SPAC – pv magazine USA
21 Nov
12:24

Morning Brief: MISO preps for FERC Order 2222, zinc battery startup Eos now public via SPAC – pv magazine USA

Also in the brief: SolaREIT is focused on acquiring the land underpinning solar assets, plus, engineering services company Solar Support has unveiled a tiered customer-service solution for inverter and power electronic manufacturers. November 20, 2020Eric Wesoff Seeking to open communication channels with their distribution utilities, MISO staff held a workshop […]

Advice on installing a hybrid solar power system – Rising Sun Chatsworth
20 Nov
4:03

Advice on installing a hybrid solar power system – Rising Sun Chatsworth

Switching completely to solar power is beyond the reach of the average homeowner. However, installing a hybrid system that uses both solar and grid power is a more affordable way to keep costs down and ensure that appliances run during power cuts. Alex Hattingh of Sinetech has this advice. What is a […]

Advice on installing a hybrid solar power system – Roodepoort Record
19 Nov
7:44

Advice on installing a hybrid solar power system – Roodepoort Record

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New rooftop PV inverter series from Indian manufacturer – pv magazine International
18 Nov
9:34

New rooftop PV inverter series from Indian manufacturer – pv magazine International

Power electronics specialist Best Power Equipments has launched a product range with a power rating of 1-60 kW and efficiency of up to 98%. October 29, 2020Uma Gupta The company has said it will join the national drive for self sufficiency. Image: Tim Fuller/Flickr Indian electrical manufacturer Best Power Equipments […]

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