Solar Power

Solar PV and Solar Thermal projects

Blog post for ModBus to MQTT WiFi Bridge for a Solis 1.5kW Inverter

ModBus to MQTT WiFi Bridge for a Solis 1.5kW Inverter

Using an ESP32 WiFi module to create a ModBus to MQTT WiFi Bridge for a Solis 1.5kW Solar PV Inverter too log data with Home Assistant

Blog post for myenergi eddi solar power diverter installation with WiFi

myenergi eddi solar power diverter installation with WiFi

We got the new eddi V2.1 from myenergi with built in WiFi and ethernet to add to our home solar system and Home Assistant

Blog post for Home Solar PV Panels Upgrade Finished

Home Solar PV Panels Upgrade Finished

Our new 1.6kW solar array has now been fitted and is working much better than we expected

Blog post for Solar Upgrade Solis 1.5kW inverter and Raspberry Pi RS485 Logging

Solar Upgrade Solis 1.5kW inverter and Raspberry Pi RS485 Logging

A new solar PV inverter installled with Raspberry Pi RS485 data logging

Blog post for Solar Panel Supplier Zero Home Bills Scammed me out of 640

Solar Panel Supplier Zero Home Bills Scammed me out of £640

I fell for an online scam from a fake online store for solar panels and lost a lot of money

Blog post for Mastervolt Soladin 600 Wi-Fi logging adapter with ESP32

Mastervolt Soladin 600 Wi-Fi logging adapter with ESP32

Adding remote Wi-Fi data access to our Mastervolt Soladin 600 solar PV inverter using an Espressif ESP32-WROOM-32UE module

Blog post for Raspberry Pi Solar Data Logger Version 2

Raspberry Pi Solar Data Logger Version 2

Time to replace our Raspberry Pi solar data logger with a new version 2 revision with more features and sensors

Blog post for Mastervolt Soladin 600 Optical Interface Noise Fail

Mastervolt Soladin 600 Optical Interface Noise Fail

Trying to add a optical interface to our Mastervolt Soladin 600 solar mains inverter but had problems with unwanted RF noise from the inverter

Blog post for USB Smart Charger with Bluetooth LE

USB Smart Charger with Bluetooth LE

Designing a USB smart charger with wireless power monitoring.