Diary of a complete off grid install- 18 bed bunkhouse Snowdon- Part 5

Installation – Electrical system/Commissioning

So in this our final blog of our Diary of a complete off grid install we’ll run through the electrical side of the system. The hub of the electrical system including the 6kW Sunny Island inverter charger, SMA Sunny boy 3600W Grid tie inverter, Batteries and switch gear is all contained within a lockable room Continue reading “Diary of a complete off grid install- 18 bed bunkhouse Snowdon- Part 5”

Funding for energy efficiency and news from the cutting edge of renewables!

Once in a while I get to go to an event which turns out to be informative and inspiring and often it isn’t a big event with a huge attendance. The reason this particular event was worthwhile was threefold – a free breakfast, a company with grant money to give away and two companies with genuinely exciting products. Continue reading “Funding for energy efficiency and news from the cutting edge of renewables!”

Why the Northern Ireland ‘cash for ash’ scandal won’t happen here.

It’s not often that the government get things right on the accreditation side of things. Too often the various incentive schemes become complex and unwieldy and don’t work in the way in which they were first intended. Short sighted tariff setting has caused a boom and bust in the renewable industry and limited the development of technologies not favoured by high tariffs.

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Small Off Grid PV Kit Sale

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We currently have a limited stock of small off grid kits available at reduced prices due to stock clearance. The kits are excellent quality made up using well known brands and would be suitable for lots applications such as stable blocks, sheds, camper vans, static and mobile caravans.

We have a range of sizes available, 110 and 190 watt in 12 Volt and 190 to 360 watt in 24 volt, we also have a 900 watt kit available that can be 12/24 or 48 volt.

Best of all the prices even include shipping! now that really is a great deal not to be missed.

 

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Fully Charged Show

Just came across this series on youtube that would be of interest to anyone interested in renewables, just watch out for the improv dance moves!  ,

Fully Charged is a weekly + series produced and hosted by Robert Llewellyn (Red Dwarf, Scrapheap Challenge, Carpool). It’s not only about electric cars, bikes, boats and planes but how we generate and even own the electricity to power these machines.From looking behind the myths of renewable energy, to seeking the truth about conventional generation Robert Llewellyn demonstrates what the future could have in store for us all.