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  • In December last year we reported on the first ‘Access to Energy’  Shell Foundation – Victron Energy microgrid in Ligad, North of Palawan island in the Philippines. Thousands of people still live in such areas where there is no access to electricity and the likelihood of any utility grid connection is aeons away. The Shell […]

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  • Good afternoon! Last night we released version v2.11 of the Venus OS. It contains only one fix, and no other changes. Fix compatibility issue with BMV-712 Smarts. There was a communication issue (only in some installations, not all!) that have the new BMV-712 Smart. Not anymore. See update instructions for how to update. Have a good […]

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  • When it comes to Truck Campers or indeed Motorhomes, RVs, Campervans or Caravans they all have one thing in common – the great outdoors and increasingly these days a requirement for more on and off-grid power, be it just DC or DC and AC. That means more of everything – likely solar, a generator, an […]

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  • In South Africa they are clearly very serious about off-road adventure, this being patently obvious with the vehicles on display at last weekend’s Gauteng Getaway Show – many Victron Energy equipped of course. Courtesy of Safari Centre, their stand included a 4×4 demo vehicle showing how Victron products can enhance any off-road adventure. Visitors found […]

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  • Today marks the start of Automechanika Johannesburg, which is South Africa’s leading international trade fair for the automotive service industry targeting trade visitors from the Sub-Saharan Region. The show runs until this Saturday 30 September 2017, at the JHB Expo Centre, Nasrec. The Victron stand is in Hall 6 at Booth J20. If this is […]

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Venus v2.10

  • Good morning! Last night we released version Venus v2.10. It contains two fixes: Fix Remote VEConfigure not working with VE.Bus firmware version 418. Note that Remote VEConfigure does not work for 416 and 417, and also will never work. Have you recently installed or updated a system where you need the option to remotely change settings […]

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  • As wonderful as conventional solar panels are for silently producing abundant renewable electricity, let’s face it – they’re not very pretty. Those who love traditional buildings and who recognise the need to live ‘sustainably’ in the 21st century notice a ‘clash’ every time those two ideas come together. In an historic village, for example, where […]

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  • The BMV-712 Smart battery monitor has to be one of the most eagerly awaited of Victron’s new products – and it is now in stock! Here’s what Victron Energy Distributor Energy Solutions (UK) Ltd., have to say about the BMV-712 Smart. A Distributor’s viewpoint “We have been lucky enough to receive our first unit of […]

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  • I might be on a brief sailing holiday but as my small yacht has a Victron MultiPlus and Victron batteries powering my house loads as well as laptop and 4G router – well I’m happy and able to bring you news that the CLAFIS Victron Energy sponsored solar boat team has done it again. First […]

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  • Ever wanted to run the Color Control GX/Venus GX firmware on a Raspberry Pi? Now you can thanks to Izak Burger whose guest blog below describes how this came to pass. For the geeks amongst you, please note that the port works on the Raspberry Pi revisions 2 and 3, but not on the original […]

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Venus v2.09

  • Good morning! Just now we have released Venus version v2.09. For those not familiar with the term Venus: it is the name of the software on the Venus GX and the Color Control GX. In short, v2.09 adds several features that were missing in the Venus GX. More specifically, ModbusTCP and the second (not galvanically […]

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  • It’s a little unfair of me to grab your attention with the ‘free internet’ connection and the new VE.Direct LoRaWAN module to the VRM, but it’s true – no data charge. However as with everything there’s always two sides to the coin – benefits to connecting products this way and some limitations. Regardless this new […]

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  • Electric drive cars, lorries, motorcycles, aeroplanes, bicycles and boats – and now motorhomes – the world of transportation and leisure is changing with Victron Energy being a natural part of this revolution. Exhibiting at Caravan Salon Düsseldorf 2017 until Sunday September 3rd is the new concept motorhome by Dethleffs (called the e.home) which utilises Victron […]

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  • Introduction This insight is part of the ‘Victron Energy people: Who is who?’ series of blogs. For a complete list of Victron Energy people in this series please see: https://www.victronenergy.com/blog/category/victron-people/ Juan Alberto Félix I was born and raised in Madrid, in the early 70s, and still live in this wonderful city with my wife, Liviana, […]

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  • Introduction This guest blog is by Gordon Buchanan, yachting journalist, writer and photographer. Gordon has been working as a yachting writer for over 20 years, with countless magazine articles and two books to date. Gordon’s yacht Tantina II is pictured above rounding Cape Wrath. She was designed by J. Francis Jones as a cruiser racer […]

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  • Good day, just now we have released Venus v2.08. First let me explain what is Venus. Venus is the name of the software that runs on both the Venus GX and the Color Control GX. This software update is available for both devices. So, Venus is software, and the Venus GX is hardware. All Color Control […]

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  • Working with the charity Assolidafrica 07, a group of teachers and students from the French High School Iscles Manosque have been to install lighting and electricity; computers and a photocopier, in two remote schools in Burkina Faso. Burkina Faso is a landlocked African country just north of the equator whose 17 million people are spread […]

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  • Previously we’ve reported on the SmartSolar  MPPT 250/100 & 250/85. Now we can add the following models, also with Bluetooth Smart built-in: SmartSolar MPPT 100/30 – 12 / 24 Volt (awaiting stock) SmartSolar MPPT 100/50 – 12 / 24 Volt (currently in stock) SmartSolar MPPT 150/35 – 12 / 24 / 36 / 48 Volt […]

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  • VictronConnect just gets better and better, especially now with the release of v3.1 which includes a demo mode – absolutely ideal for those in a sales or supporting role – such as Victron Energy distributors, dealers, installers and Victron employees. Even if you don’t fall into any of those categories it’s very handy to discover […]

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  • Introduction This insight is part of the ‘Victron Energy people: Who is who?’ series of blogs. For a complete list of Victron Energy people in this series please see: https://www.victronenergy.com/blog/category/victron-people/ Gerrit Tromp I’m 33 years old and live in Centurion Gauteng, the busiest province in South Africa, together with my wife (Michelle), daughter (Keara) and […]

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  • System upgrades are a fact of life and it’s always encouraging to see clients choosing Victron Energy components in preference to others. And so it was with an EnerWit and SERVICE TEAM Döbeln project in the Südschwarzwald (Southern Black Forest) in Germany. Much of Victron Energy’s high volume market in Germany is residential, but in […]

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  • Good news – All BlueSolar MPPTs have been awarded UL 1741 and CSA C22.2 compliance. For those familiar with this certification the applicable standards are: Applicable Standards UL 1741, Standard for Safety Inverters, Converters, Controllers and Interconnection System Equipment for Use With Distributed Energy Resources – Second Edition; Reprint with revisions through and including September […]

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  • Impossible Robotics – the young scientists from the Netherlands – have been in action again. Enjoying a spot of intercontinental travel to Washington D.C. they represented their country in the FIRST Global Challenge – a kind of a Olympic Robotic Games. 160 countries took part in the competition held in DAR Constitution Hall – not […]

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  • We’ve previously blogged about the success of the CLAFIS Victron Energy Solar Boat Team and this year the news is just as good. Success is hard won though – it’s down to the team, the planning and the execution of that plan. Here then is how this year’s Monaco event panned out. Early last Tuesday […]

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  • A sleeker, more modern looking MultiPlus in the 500VA – 800VA range with voltages of 12, 24 and 48V is set to replace the earlier MultiPlus Compact range. If your are familiar with Victron Energy products you might just have noticed that 48V is now included in the new range, which wasn’t the case with […]

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  • The holy grail of Mediterranean sailing is finding a deserted anchorage in paradise – azure sea, unspoiled island in the background, cocktail-in-hand, and the setting sun pouring out its gold onto the water. What a lot of photos can’t tell you is that the noise of the ship’s generator is echoing back to you from […]

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  • Christian humanitarian organisation World Vision is committed to helping parents and their children who are disadvantaged by poverty and offering them a brighter future. Rising to that challenge in Romania, Lucian Popescu who runs ProWatt – the Bucharest-based Victron Energy distributor – began in 2015 to provide off-grid domestic electricity, free of charge, to impoverished rural […]

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  • Young Solar Challenge – Final Results! A fantastic action-packed final was enjoyed by all the Young Solar Challengers during the weekend 30 June to 1 July at Appelscha, Netherlands. Twenty teams of students aged between 14 and 17 earned their place to take part in the series by building their own solar powered boats! Even the […]

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