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GridFree Kit Installation Instructions 2022
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GridFree Kit Installation Instructions 2022
You can download a copy of the instructions for your kit on this page - they include the instructions for installing the panels as well as the wiring diagrams. If you have a non-standard kit and ne...
How to Set Up the Growatt ARK Battery Hub
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How to Set Up the Growatt ARK Battery Hub
Need to set up your Growatt ARK battery hub? This episode of Billy's Workshop takes you through the whole process step-by-step for a hassle-free install.
What's the difference between a Standard and a Hybrid solar kit?
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What's the difference between a Standard and a Hybrid solar kit?
Looking at our solar kits but not sure whether to go with a Standard or Hybrid kit? Here's a rundown of the key differences in function, contents, and recommended uses.
How to Power Your Off-Grid Lifestyle in a Geodesic Dome
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How to Power Your Off-Grid Lifestyle in a Geodesic Dome
We’ve had a number of people looking at living off-grid in a geodesic dome from Cedar Spring and asking us if they’ll be able to power their new lifestyle with a GridFree kit – the simple answer is...
How to run a washing machine/dishwasher on solar
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How to run a washing machine/dishwasher on solar
You may have seen our larger kits listing a washing machine or dishwasher in the What Can This Kit Run? section - much like with running anything on solar, there's a couple things to keep in mind t...
Should I get a generator or a bigger kit? Or both?
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Should I get a generator or a bigger kit? Or both?
When planning out your off-grid power needs, it's important to consider how your power needs, usage, and generation will change across the year. Specifically, it's important to consider what these ...
Is off-grid solar right for me?
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Is off-grid solar right for me?
If you're asking whether an off grid solar system is the right choice for your lifestyle, the first thing to understand is the difference between off-grid and grid-tied solar.
Choosing your battery storage size
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Choosing your battery storage size
Start by asking what you plan to run, not how many batteries you need to go off the grid. The standard three bedroom household will likely require 8-12. The more you intend to live like a person on...
How to assemble Solar (PV/MC4) connections
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How to assemble Solar (PV/MC4) connections
How to assemble Solar (PV/MC4) connections
Solar Power FAQS: How do I Know What Size Solar System I need?
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Solar Power FAQS: How do I Know What Size Solar System I need?
You can estimate your power usage with an online load calculator, or do the estimate manually: calculate watt hours by using each appliance’s power rating, multiplied by the time (hours) it will b...
Configuring your Growatt 5kW ES Hybrid Inverter
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Configuring your Growatt 5kW ES Hybrid Inverter
How to change Manual and Auto Start Generator settings on your Growatt 5kW ES Hybrid Inverter
Q+A: What Does Grid Free Mean and How to Go off the Grid with Solar
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Q+A: What Does Grid Free Mean and How to Go off the Grid with Solar
Taking short breaks from the city on the weekends, escaping the city rent trap, or starting to build a life on family land—when it comes to answering the question "what does grid free mean", it dep...

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