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What is the Battery Maintenance Function?

4th January 2023
The Battery Maintenance Function is a smart piece of technology that keeps your battery in better condition over the less sunny, Winter months. During Winter time, limited solar generation means it’s rare for your battery to get to 100% from solar alone...
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All Energy 2023

14th October 2022
All Energy  2023 – Melbourne  Conference Centre 26-27th October The moment has finally arrived! After 2 years of pandemic, postponements and covid, we are finally back at All energy this October. All-Energy 2023 Austra...
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Can you charge EV with Solar?

12th July 2022
Can I use solar to power my EV? The simple answer to this is yes. You can charge your EV with Solar. Most people want to charge they're EV at night, not generally through the day when the sun is shining. To make the most of the free excess solar you’d n...
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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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Rising Business Energy Costs?

16th May 2022
News broke recently about rising domestic and business energy cost rises and we all started talking. Fluctuations in Business energy costs are nothing new. However, the current economic climate and the war in Ukraine are all taking a toll. Wholesale ene...
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Why Solar plus Storage?

13th April 2022
You may notice we talk about Solar plus Storage. If you’re not familiar with the phrase you may not fully realise how it can benefit your home, family or pocket. What is Solar plus Storage?  Solar PV, Solar Panels or Solar Photovoltaic Panels ar...
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Why are my electric bills so high?

5th January 2022
With frightening predictions in the media lately, we all all wondering 'Why are my electric bills so high?'. Electricity prices are rising globally. No surprise there. However, in countries like South Africa, they have skyrocketed over the last de...
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Are Solar Batteries good for load shedding

Are Solar batteries good for load shedding?

13th December 2021
Here at Soltaro, we answer many questions about blackout protection. In particular if Solar Batteries are any good for load shedding. With so many different brands of batteries it can be a little confusing. We want to talk through the essential facts ab...
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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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Rising Energy prices

Energy Prices are rising…

15th October 2021
…but what we can do about it? Serious concerns have been raised about rising Energy Prices this Winter. With wholesale gas prices increasing by a massive 250%, it’s no wonder that the public are worried.  How has it happened? A cold European winte...
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