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Black Start Technology

9th June 2022
If you’re thinking about a true off grid solution, then Black start is a must. Grid instabilities or power outage for longer periods of time? Black start is essential. Let’s begin with the essential facts and myths about ‘off grid’ solar storage.&nbs...
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How can I make my home energy efficient?

23rd March 2022
Recently, energy saving has hit the headlines. Rocketing energy prices have seen the biggest price increases in years. The ‘heat’ vs ‘eat’ question has once again been raised.  We all need to be asking ourselves how we can make our home more energy...
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Are Solar Batteries Worth it?

11th November 2021
One in 5 Australian households have already invested in Solar PV. But are Solar Batteries worth it? By installing a Solar Battery, you can utilise almost every kWh of energy your Solar PV produces. Rather than sending all that power back to the grid, st...
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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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Transparent AIO2 with Sunny BG

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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