The Victron Energy calendar

Hopefully many of you will have received Victron Energy’s calendar at the beginning of this year. If you didn’t I thought it would be nice to catch up on the photos of the months to date and to learn something of the background to the calendar and who created it.

That person is in fact Marianka Pranger. Here, in her own words, is a little about the process of making the calendar.Continue reading

Halcyon days: Moving on from diesel

Villa Halcyon is situated on Boquete Island, one of the many islands of the Philippines, in the Puerto Galera municipality. Puerto Galera is the most north-westerly municipality in the province of Oriental Mindoro, Philippines.

Such locations present many challenges – primary ones being the location, installation and supply of electricity – as we’ve seen in previous blogs where Victron Energy equipment supplier PhilSolar Equipment and Trading Corporation has supplied equipment and provided technical support for clients in Palawan island and Pangatalan Island.

This latest project on Boquete Island has helped the villa owners move on from the hassles of diesel fuel delivery to the onsite noisy and fuel thirsty generator – all 120 litres of it for every 24 hours of use, with all fuel being delivered by sea.

There had to be a better solution. Here then is how Villa Halcyon has moved on, to less expensive, quieter and mostly diesel free days.Continue reading

MultiGrid 3000 VA accolade & availablity

How’s your inbox? I’m sure many of us have difficulty keeping track of email, especially if you are subscribed to lists and press releases for work. Some catch your eye, others not. Of course when Victron is mentioned I’m always curious and pay attention!

Below are the salient parts of a press release from Redflow that lauds Victron Energy’s MultiGrid 48/3000 – now approved for connection to the Australian electricity grid.

We’ve blogged about Redflow previously as energy storage disruptors. In principal, as far as Victron are concerned, their Redflow ZBM (zinc-bromine flow battery) is well integrated into the Color Control GX and therefore a perfect partner for our range of Bi-directional Battery Inverters (MultiPlus etc.)

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