TRITEC & TUGE Energia: Multipluses with grid connected wind turbine

TRITEC is an international group of companies specialising in photovoltaic systems. With over 5,000 solar projects every year they are obviously a valued Victron Energy customer. Solar it seems is not their only specialisation either as they have, together with TUGE Energia, integrated a number of Victron Multipluses into a grid connected TUGE® wind turbine system.

Simon Schmidt of TRITEC kindly put us in touch with Sergei Melentjev, the CTO of TUGE Energia who are based in Tallinn, Estonia. Under the TUGE® trademark, Sergei and his team have developed and manufactured a range of small 10 and 20 kW wind turbines.Continue reading

VictronConnect v2.0

Good day! The highlights of this new version are the Bluetooth related Android 6.0 and Samsung Galaxy S5 improvements. Getting that right was quite a headache for our software designers, not to mention the number of phones we had to buy to test and figure out all the growing nuances. But, that is all water under the bridge now: I can report that most and hopefully all Android issues have been solved!

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Configuring solar systems with Quattros and Multis

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To help determine which settings are the most suitable for different types of solar systems using a Victron Energy Quattro or MultiPlus Inverter/Charger, we have developed a guide: VE.Bus-solar-system-configs (an Excel *.xlsx file). There is also identical content in this PDF guide, for those that don’t have Excel.

This guide is a decision tree that will help installers discuss system installations with their customers. By choosing one answer that best reflects a system (for each of four questions asked) a recommended software configuration will be arrived at. Here are the details of those four questions:Continue reading

Caravan Salon Düsseldorf 2016: 26 August – 04 September 2016

Are you planning an energy system installation in a campervan, motorhome or caravan, do you live near Düsseldorf? If so, you could certainly save yourself some time and money by visiting Caravan Salon Düsseldorf 2016 this weekend.

Experts from Victron Energy (Booth no. Hall 13/D82) and TransWatt (Booth no. Hall 13/E64) will be on hand to guide you through a range of hybrid energy systems and choices. The show is open from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. If you can’t make it there are always plenty of other events that Victron Energy exhibit at.Continue reading