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Australian Off-Grid Solar for Beginners Book

Australian Off-Grid Solar for Beginners Book

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This book is your comprehensive guide to building an off-grid energy system that will last in Australian conditions. 

Within the book, you will learn how many solar panels are required to refill the batteries by working through load and duration calculations. We cover what steps are required to create a design that will minimise costs whilst still building a long-lasting bit of kit. We investigate the optimal kit choice and buying guides with details on the best angle for your solar panels, the safest installation methods, and a battery maintenance guide. With calculators, schematics and diagrams we will take you through each step to understand your technology needs and build your system.
You will learn:

  • Understand how many solar panels are required to refill the batteries based on your location by understanding load and duration calculations.
  • Basics to help you calculate a design that will minimise costs of equipment whilst still building a long-lasting bit of kit.
  • Optimal kit choice and buying guides with details on the best angle for your solar panels, safest installation methods, and battery maintenance guide.
  • With a detailed comparison of many battery types.
  • Guide to required Wire sizing and type.
  • Correct BMS and Solar Controller Selection.
  • How to safely attach panels to your roof.

With additional resources and access to: 

  • Online resources for easy and simple system calculations linked to the book content to guide you through the installation.
  • Extensive instructions, with step-by-step design for solar and battery installations.
  • Detailed and unbiased buying guides for equipment selection.
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Books and digital files are not returnable. We do not offer refunds or returns. Please ask any questions before purchasing.


Paperback will be shipped at a cost of $5 to anywhere in Australia. If purchased with another product shipping is free. The digital copy comes with no shipping costs.


Free Shipping on all Orders over $500 excluding kits, batteries, solar panels, batteries in kits. 

 Product Type Shipping Cost
Products Under $500 $25
Victron Batteries (Lithium and AGM) $150
Any Solar Panels  $85
Spend over $100 excluding Solar, Batteries  $23
Spend under $100 excluding Solar, Batteries  $25
Remote Areas TBC
New Zealand, Asia Pacific  Please contact us. 


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