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Nigel Calder and the Integrel 9kW ‘Alternator on Steroids’

The screenshot above is that of world renowned yachting systems author Nigel Calder in the Triskel Marine lab with their new to market Integrel product, which makes some powerful claims – up to five to ten times the output of a conventional alternator.

Integrel stands for Intelligent Generation of Electricity and as you can see – Victron products are part of the system. But what exactly is Integrel?

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Victron enhanced off-grid system

A guest blog by Victron Energy dealer Neosolar & Asolar, who are based in the Czech Republic.

This off-grid system was designed with high reliability and innovative functionality in mind – using Victron Energy products to assist in achieving these goals.

The system has proven itself operationally, having been originally commissioned on 12th February 2016.

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DIY ingenuity: Hydro Power in the Austrian Alps

You could be forgiven for thinking Markus Pauritsch is a fireman in his day job. In fact he’s been an IT professional for the last fourteen years, working in their ten employee family business. In my experience IT types like to tinker in their spare time and Markus is no different. His DIY tinkering has led to an off-grid project which has inspired him to get more involved in renewable energy themes and hopefully expand their business into that area.

If ingenuity is anything to go by he’s certainly moving toward that goal – and to my mind takes first prize when it comes to using Victron products in unusual ways.

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