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Choosing the Right 10kVA Generator

10kVA generators are the one size that suits many different applications and are one of the most popular sizes available Since hundreds of  people each month are looking online for 10 kVA generators in Australia, you have to wonder why. It will power almost anything on your building site or at your home/office/shop. You can…Read More

By | May 13, 2022

Off grid solar standalone solar system with generator

Off grid solar standalone solar system Off Grid Solar Power can be as reliable and affordable as being connected to the grid. With today’s solar battery technology combined with the new generation of solar battery system inverters, generators and chargers, anyone can and do produce their own electricity, in any remote Australian location. Hybrid solar…Read More

By | May 13, 2022

Generator Sizing Guide For Off-Grid Solar Systems in Australia

Most off-grid solar systems are paired with a generator. Without utility power as a fallback, off-grid setups need a backup plan in case their solar system can’t produce enough to meet the property’s needs. Petrol & Diesel generators are used in off-grid systems as a backup charging source to recharge the battery bank when solar…Read More

By | May 9, 2022

How to select a 15kVA Generator

15kVA Generator I always have people asking me what the best 15kVA generator is for me. The questions as easy to answer as you might think since 15kVA generators come in many different combinations or engine alternators and chassis. A 2 pole alternator will need 3000rpm to produce power at 50Hz. These are generally mated…Read More

By | April 12, 2022

Typical generator fault finding procedure

Typical generator fault finding procedure   Listed below are typical faults which may occur together with the action required to remedy the fault.   ENGINE   Fault                                        Possible cause Engine will not turn a) Battery discharged. Loose or incorrect cable connections. Electrical fault in starting circuit. b) Faulty starter motor. c) Starter pinion will not…Read More

By | March 7, 2022