August 30, 2023

Bifacial Solar Panels: The best choice for ground mounting Photovoltaic Installations

Bifacial Solar Panels: Maximising Photovoltaic Energy with Ground-Mounted Installations In the ever-evolving landscape of renewable energy, solar power is a stalwart contributor to our global pursuit of sustainability. Among the myriad innovations in this field, one technology shines exceptionally bright: bifacial solar panels. These ingenious structures have captivated the […]
August 23, 2023

How to set up a simple hybrid wind & solar off-grid system

Integrating Small-Scale Wind Turbines with Solar Photovoltaic Systems: A Guide to Efficient Hybrid Energy Generation The integration of multiple renewable resources into a single system has gained considerable traction in the pursuit of sustainable energy solutions. One of the most promising combinations is wind and solar power in domestic […]
July 16, 2023

How to set up Solar Assistant with 3 Inverters, Battery, Mouse and LCD Screen

In this detailed blog page, we will explain how to load your solar assistant with a number of peripherals that allow the user to control and monitor, three off-grid solar inverter Conversol 8kW Max and an optical mouse. This set-up makes use of all the input and output ports […]
May 26, 2023

Customer’s DIY Solar Off Grid Project with 5kW inverter and US5000 Batteries

I was originally going to put the equipment in an outbuilding, however, after reading that the lithium batteries are best kept between 10 deg and 40 deg I have put it all in the study, built into a “silent box” it has an extractor fan in the loft Operated […]
March 10, 2023
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How to Generate your own electricity with solar panels and inverter – Off Grid Set up – Video

How to Generate your own electricity with solar panels and inverter – Off Grid Set up How to Generate Your Own Electricity with Solar Panels and Inverter: An Off-Grid Setup from Voltacon for Easy Self-Sufficient Power With an increase in severe weather events, attacks on utility stations, and supply […]
February 14, 2023
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Do I need an MCS approval from my network operator for off-grid solar systems

Do I need to be MCS certified to produce electricity for my off-grid property? The answer is simply no. There is no need to inform your network operator, DNO(Distribution Network Operator), or the electricity supplier. There are different authorities that manage and maintain the electricity grid but none of […]
December 7, 2022

How to Set up Your Hybrid 5.5kW Inverter for Self-Consumption with Energy Meter

In my opinion, the best hybrid mode is “Grid Tie with Backup II“. Eastron meter is needed in order to get this mode to work correctly. In this mode, the inverter blends Grid+PV+battery power together. It allways try to compensate grid to zero: If there’s too much PV power, […]
November 26, 2022

How to install solar panels on Taylor Whimpey tiled roof – 5 bedroom Lavenham

There is a lot of discussion on this topic, some homeowners are quite skeptical when it comes to the endurance of the roof. There is no clear “green light” to permit the installation of solar panels. A solution is to invite a structural engineer to evaluate the roof and […]
September 11, 2022

How the Grid-Tied Photovoltaic System Works with Hybrid Inverter & Energy Storage.

In this article we will explain in a very simple way and a few steps how a photovoltaic system can be integrated to your home when your home is connected to the national grid. The system is widely applicable to all grid-connected properties, warhouses or commercial buildings.  Our turnkey […]
July 3, 2022

How to install solar panels on pitched roof with tiles.

The installation of solar panels on pitched roof is a quite daunting topic, there are many unknown parameters before we start the procedure. The majoity of the roofs will stand easily the extra weight of photovltaics because the 20kg of a module is spread across a surface of 1.8sqmm. […]