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Battery Back UP for Solar Energy Systems

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When adding solar to your home, one of the biggest decisions is whether to have battery back up or not and if so which type of battery will save you the most money while giving you the longest life cycle possible. The decision will be yours based on your own goals with your energy system and whether you want to spend the extra money to have battery backup. The biggest benefit of having battery back up is not losing power when the grid is down. In Florida and other States along the East coast there is a chance of losing...

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Why Switching to Clean Energy is kind of Important?

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We just got the latest numbers on climate change and unfortunately it is progressing faster than most scientists initially predicted. The huge amounts of CO2 we are putting in the air are helping to melt the ice caps faster than it was expected.  We are definitely among the optimists but the dooms day scenarios from Hollywood movies are becoming more probable each day, humanity is undeniably headed for a massive global catastrophe unless we solve this problem quickly. If we are not able to turn this ship around it won’t matter your political beliefs, race, nationality or religion; all of...

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Why a Renewable Energy System for your House, Boat or RV?

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The transition to clean energy is happening all over the world and it’s growing exponentially. Traditional ways of producing and delivering our energy are not just harming the environment but they are impractical, more vulnerable to failure, and more expensive long term than clean energy. This is not just true on a wider scale when you look at a country or a city, but it is also true on the smallest of scales like your personal energy needs. Using a house, a boat, or an RV as an example. If you had to run a generator constantly to power your...

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Victron Energy Quattro Inverter/Charger is Making Big Waves!

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Victron inverters continue to be among the best because they continue to improve on the older models with their research and development department, The Quatro’s technology is head and shoulders above the rest for reasons that we’ll go over. The Quattro 48/3000/35-50/50 120v inverter charger has an automated transfer switch on its ac inputs and could be connected with two different AC sources such as shore power and a generator or even two generators and the Quatro will automatically connect to the active AC source. In the invent of a grid failure, the Quattro takes over in less than 20...

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Who is the New Player? The Xantrex Freedom

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There is no question that the inverter /charger combination is one of the best ideas in quite some time when it comes to off grid or renewable energy systems.  When they were first introduced to the market as with any innovation there is a bit of resistance by existing technology users but the inverter/chargers in a single enclosure introduced by Victron, Magnum and Xantrexhave become very popular items in all kinds of off grid applications for houses, boats, oil rigs and RVs.Having both components in one enclosure saves a lot of space and makes installation much simpler.   Since the inverter...

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