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Watch out for bad solar

As the saying goes: “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is…” And that is certainly how we feel about low cost solar energy “solutions” that often tend to be low quality as well, and end up costing a lot more in the long run. Last week on our Facebook Page we […]

Introduction to Batteries

In any Stand Alone power System [SAPS] the battery would have to rate as being the core of the system – it is the biological ‘heart’ and is fundamental to good design once the load/demand profile has been determined. Once you move out of the 12-volt range, the battery will invariably be the most expensive […]

Why use an accredited solar energy designer?

A straight forward and valid question. Rather than listing the obvious reasons for using accredited designers (safety, peace of mind, creation of STCs Small-scale Technology Certificates etc), let’s look at the qualities you should look for in a solar power energy designer before engaging their services. Whilst this is not a comprehensive overview it will at […]