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December 23, 2021

Victron DC to DC Orion Chargers. Isolated or Non Isolated ? Which is right ?

Victron Energy Orion-Tr Smart DC-DC Chargers The Victron Orion-Tr Smart DC-DC chargers are DC to DC adaptive 3-stage battery chargers. The “smart” units have a Bluetooth connection for faster and easier set up directly from a mobile phone. They are useful in dual battery projects and especially in vehicles […]
November 10, 2021

Self Consumption Hybrid Energy Storage System 3-Phase 30kW Lithium Ion & Flooded Batteries

Self-consumption for  grid independence in three phase systems The primary goal of a self-consumption system is to optimise the use of solar and/or wind power. The major problem of grid-tie solar system is that power generation times do not match with the actual times of power use.  Your system […]
August 29, 2021
Off grid and hybrid inverters compatible with BMS Lithium Ion Batteries

More Solar PV Inverters Added to BMS Compatibility List with 2.4kWh Lithium Ion Batteries

In August we completed the development of our BMS system and added another 5 brands of inverters. Victron. Voltronic/Voltacon Solis Hybrid Goodwe Megarevo Deye Studer KeLong Growatt Luxpower Afore SRNE SMT Schneider Electric The configuration table is available in the PDF file below. The BMS software is selected by […]
June 10, 2021
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Voltacon New Lithium Ion Battery Li-2021 Is Now Compatible with 10 Solar Inverter Brands

Voltacon 2.4kWh Lithium Ion Energy Storage 48V – BMS Compatible Solar Inverter Voltacon released in 2021 the new lithium-ion battery console with Pylontech cells. Our proprietary BMS (Battery Management System) is now compatible with the following solar inverters for off-grid or self-consumption hybrid operation. We continue our operation for […]
June 1, 2021

Independent Review and Video for Ledison Solar Lights. How they Work

In this blog, we added the videos of an independent reviewer and customer of Ledison Lighting, to share this experience of the brightest LED solar lights.   Some good reasons to buy solar lights for your garden: Easy installation without wires.  A DIY job that requires only two screws […]
June 1, 2021

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Voltacon Solar has an innovative approach to reducing the carbon footprint of its customers, thanks to its commitment to renewable energy and bridging power conversion. Committed to the design and installation of an on-grid system, Voltacon Solar has successfully installed over 20MW of grid-tied systems throughout Europe since 2002. […]
April 27, 2021
charging time for batteries from solar chargers

How long does it take to charge batteries from solar panels

Using simple mathematical formulas, we set up a simple guide that will help you to calculate the charging time of your batteries using solar panels. In our example we consider the efficiency of an battery charger with MPPT controller which is more efficient compared to PWM chargers. If you […]
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 […]