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February 12, 2021

How to apply for an EV charger grant in the UK

EV Charging Incentives for Private Individuals EV charger grant for homes • Download and complete the application form. • You must provide evidence of ownership, lease, and be named as the primary user of an eligible electric vehicle in order to be able to qualify for the grant. The […]
February 9, 2021

How to select the right 5kW MPPT off grid solar inverter 48V/230VAC. A simple guide

For large off-grid solar photovoltaic systems, the 48V battery-based system is the right solution because the current rating for the same power is reduced and smaller cables are required. 12V and 24V find more use in small systems up to 3000Watt.   Voltacon’s range of inverters consists of 5 […]
December 20, 2020

How to Make the Most Out of Your Solar Panels

Solar energy has come a long way in the last decade. Demand for solar photovoltaics (PV) continues to increase as technology prices fall. There are many reasons why people install solar PV, but most people will see it as a way of helping to both reduce their electricity bills […]
December 17, 2020

Quick set up guide for off grid 5kW Conversol with lead acid batteries

This is a start up procedure to enable the user to start generating electricity from solar panels and store the energy in AGM lead-acid heavy duty batteries. The installers and operators of the system must read the manual of the inverter and batteries and understand in detail the functions […]
December 11, 2020
Inverter and batteries installed on timber in the loft

AC Charging of lithium batteries with inverter in the loft.

George T., a customer from UK, completed a super-economical energy system that will enable him to store energy at a reduced price at night and re-use it during the day. The secret is actually the economy rate offered by the electricity supplier Octopus. The agreed rate is only 5p […]
November 28, 2020

An Overview – Advantages of Half Cut Cells Photovoltaic Solar Panels

With Half-Cell and Passivated Emitter and Rear Cells (PERC) Innovations in solar panel technology in the form of bifacial solar panels and PERC solar cells have increased the efficiency of silicon solar panels. Similarly, using half-cut cells in photovoltaic solar panels can increase energy output. Half-cut solar cells are […]
November 4, 2020
Solar panels installed on terrace in Spain

How much energy can I produce at home from solar panels ?

In this article, we release real data from a solar installation with only 8 solar panels on a mid-terrace house in the UK. We collecting data for 12 months starting in February 2020 until February 2021. Our research is useful for the consumers because they can evaluate how much […]
June 3, 2020
hald cell solar panels monocrystalline

Solar Panels. More Energy & Savings with Half-Cells

Solar Photovoltaic Panels – High Efficiency – Great ROI – 25 Year Warranty on Performance Voltacon solar photovoltaic panels We believe the concept of “more” should be uppermost in any solar installation — produce more energy, save (or earn) more money and do more good for the environment. Changing to […]
April 23, 2020

How to Generate your own electricity at home

The Power of Energy Independence – How to Generate Your Own Domestic Electricity from Solar Generating your own electricity is easier and more affordable than ever before. The technology used is cost-effective and mature, having reached its peak level in terms of performance and reliability. The prices available now have […]
April 9, 2020

How to Charge Lithium Batteries, w/o BMS Comm.

In the present blog, we highlighted a step by step installation guide how to set up the lithium batteries if your off-grid or hybrid inverters do not have a BMS system. The following procedure is necessary for an optimum charging process. The LCD displays and inverter setting are corresponding […]