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Konstanzer Hütte – Power by necessity with Victron Energy

A change in this chalet’s water supply meant their primary hydro power energy source became intermittent. The diesel generator – intended only as a backup – now becoming the sole energy source in the summer months, after the winter snow meltwater had gone. The silence of the place disappeared, diesel emissions polluted the air and the costs for the owners rose. What to do, who to call?

Victron dealer and installer Elektro-Mechanik Meisl GmbH came to the rescue. More of that in a moment – but first a little about Konstanzer Hütte.

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Homemade Pi: Open source Raspberry flavour

At Victron we really like Open Source projects. Here’s one recipe from Alan Major, for his desirable camper van.

Inspired by Izak Burger and his successful porting of the Venus software to a Raspberry Pi, Alan decided to investigate Victron’s open source software and communication protocols – to see what he could do to address his specific needs. In his own words, this is how Alan baked his homebrewed Pi.

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