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Export control & grid protection for commercial solar installations from BCJ controls

September 4, 2017
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BCJ Controls is a solar technology company set up by ex-utility industrial electricians. Between them they have significant experience in electrical grid protection and switchboard building, as well as dealing with utilities on a day-to-day basis. When you have a large solar system connecting to the grid, the local power network generally requires special precautions […]

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Florida woman evicted for off-grid living, while QLD utilities move to encourage it

June 30, 2014
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A Florida woman was served orders to vacate her own home for not being to connected to water or electricity mains, according to OffTheGridNews. The woman, Ms Robin Speronis, made the decision to live as self-sufficiently as possible off the grid after her husband died, relying on solar panels for her electricity and rain for […]

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New solar connection guidelines for Queensland come into effect from 1 July

June 24, 2014
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From 1 July 2014 Queensland’s two state-owned electricity network companies, Ergon and Energex, will jointly implement new standards for new solar system owners seeking to connect to the grid. The guidelines have been developed as an answer to issues that have arisen as the number of solar PV systems in the state has skyrocketed in […]

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Zero Export Device ZED 1 approved for grid-connect solar systems

April 2, 2014
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Queensland-based GNT Engineering Pty Ltd has developed a device that will enable solar system owners & operators to limit the amount of solar power that their systems export to the electricity grid. The ZED 1, which has already received approval for grid-connection from utilities on a number of its products, addresses a vital need that […]

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