Solar Safety ShutOFF fitted

Reduce fire risk on all solar installations

We hear about numerous solar installations catching fire, being from poor quality components to poor installation practices. Numerous recalls for DC isolators have also been put in place with many still in service. As solar ages all components will have an increased risk of failure. I have heard numerous reports over the years with some […]

Solar panel fire

Family memories lost as fire destroys home

“What was once a beautiful family home was reduced to ash this week – and it’s possible it could have been prevented.” With the number of dc isolator recalls and resulting in an increase of solar panel system fires, there is no better time to install a Solar Safety ShutOFF with Arc detection. It covers […]

Solution to Rooftop Solar Panel Fires

The Solution to Rooftop Solar Panel Fires

By Liz Nelson. When it comes to a house fire, the men in yellow arrive to battle the blaze as quickly and as efficiently as possible. Able to attack the fire from any angle, these individuals put themselves on the line to win this fight. What if the home had rooftop solar panels installed? The […]

Solar safety: Until now, the major problem of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems is that there has been no safe way to isolate rooftop panels. The Remote Solar Isolator - Safety switch for solar

A thought on solar safety

With the number of solar installations in Australia, reaching a million and with recent fires involving solar panels, questions are being asked: what are the safety implications to home owners, electrical workers and emergency personnel of these installations? What can be done to make them safer? Until now, the major problem of solar photovoltaic (PV) […]

Safety switch for your roof

Solar Safety ShutOFF for your roof

Remember the days before the safety switch became compulsory to install in new homes? At the time, we just relied on several standard circuit breakers in the fuse box to keep us safe. Provided we didn’t accidentally electrocute ourselves, it was a bullet we could easily dodge, and a price we didn’t have to pay. […]