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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 decade ...
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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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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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Sustainable Energy - Green Evolution

Why would I invest in sustainable energy?

24th May 2021
Many assume that people who invest in sustainable energy, such as battery storage, must be completely ‘green focussed’ or they’re simply in it for the investment or payback? The truth is that our customers vary and quite frankly, there is no ‘defined’ t...
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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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