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Is domestic voltage optimisation all it's cracked up to be?

Posted by James Page on 3 September 2012 at 9:27 am

Is domestic voltage optimisation all it's cracked up to be?

The domestic microgeneration market has seen an increased interest in voltage optimisation (VO) technology. This is either being promoted by voltage optimisation companies, or increasingly as an additional offering by solar PV companies.  Proponents of the technology claim high levels of ene…

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Solar will exert a downward force on electricity prices

Posted by James Page on 22 December 2011 at 10:09 am

Solar will exert a downward force on electricity prices

There is still a day left to submit responses to the consultation on solar feed-in tariffs.  Which is just as well as those in the industry have been a tad busy until now.    Ironically my submission will centre on a point I also made in relation to nuclear power four years…

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Storing microgenerated electricity will shift power from energy companies to householders

Posted by James Page on 9 June 2011 at 10:03 am

Storing microgenerated electricity will shift power from energy companies to householders

In general self-sufficient communities are inherently sustainable. Not until the advent of companies whose very existence depended on an ever increasing trade in coal, oil or electricity did demand for energy, and carbon emissions, get out of hand. The question is how can we keep the benefits of bei…

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