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Tiny Homes with Solar plus Battery Storage

Small Houses or Tiny Homes?

20th September 2021
Curious about Tiny Homes? What is this movement that is gaining so much popularity across the world? What exactly is a Tiny Home? A Tiny House is a fully functional dwelling, typically under 600sq.ft. Sometimes also referred to as THOW (tiny house on...
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Everything you ever wanted to know about Solar Storage but were afraid to ask…

6th September 2021
Are you thinking about investing in Solar Storage? Confused about all the mixed messaged across the internet? Well, quite frankly we’re not surprised. There are so many companies talking about why their battery is worth your hard earned cash. But are yo...
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AC Coupled for Blackout Protection? No thanks

26th July 2021
Do you know the difference between AC and DC Coupled connections? Is it relevant to most thinking of investing in Energy Storage? What does an AC battery do compared with a DC version? Which is best for back up energy storage? These are just some of the qu...
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Off-Grid home – The value you don’t see

7th May 2021
Powering an off-grid home We recently attended an off-grid home installation for our new Soltaro All-in-One 2. Nothing technically different from hundreds of other off-grid installations.  However, what made this unique was the owner Ben, his wife and t...
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Energy Storage – Thinking outside the “box”

13th April 2021
Where it all began. Soltaro have been part of the Energy Storage market for over 6 years. The market has evolved with a variety of energy storage products to fill specific requirements.  Made popular by Elon Musk and his PowerWall, an emerging...
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NMC vs LFP – The Debate continues

29th March 2021
NMC vs LFP - Back in the News  You may have read an article we posted some months ago following the concerns about a fire at an Arizona public facility. This was back in 2019 with the suspected cause being LG Chem Batteries. Sadly LG Chem have once...
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Is Off Grid the Future?

15th January 2021
What is Off Grid? Off Grid Living is when you have no access to any services such as the electrical grid or mains water. It may include other community utilities such as garbage collection. Being off grid means you have no connection to a power network ...
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What makes a Soltaro Solar Inverter special?

14th December 2020
Let's start with the basics. What is the role of an inverter? The role of an inverter is more widespread than you may know. They are used in thousands of applications in electrical devices turning DC power (Direct Current) to AC power (Alternating ...
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How does solar plus storage work?

2nd December 2020
Solar ‘plus’ storage is the next stage in becoming energy dependent. Start giving your home better control over your electricity spend. What is solar plus storage? The addition of a battery storage system in conjunction with Solar PV gives you better...
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Keep the Power on During Australian Cyclone Storm Season

27th October 2020
Keep the power on Despite all the weather warnings, there is a way to keep the power on. Typically, the cyclone season runs from 1st November to April. Soon, severe weather is predicted with an estimated 11 cyclones due to strike. Accordingly, it's v...
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