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 Safety ShutOFF Install

You definitely have our support

2GB’s Ross Greenwood introduced Joe Hudson to his listeners on ‘Business Sunday’ as the winner of the July 2014 ‘2GB and Momentum Energy Small Business Success Awards’. “Mmm.” I thought. “I wonder what Joe’s achieved.” An inventor? That’s clever. Something called the ‘Remote Solar Isolator’. My ears pricked up. I realised this man’s story was […]

Solar Safety Switch RSIA2

Solar Safety at its BEST!

When the Solar Safety ShutOFF is fitted to your home, anyone may stop the generation of electricity of the solar panels simply by following the standard solar shutdown procedure. In an emergency, when access to the meter box is limited the entire solar array may be deactivated, removing all lethal dc voltages just by disconnecting […]

Rooftop solar panels pose a huge risk fire fighters trying to put out burning buildings and rescue those who may be trapped inside.

Solar Panels Huge Safety Risk For Fire fighters

Rooftop solar panels pose a huge risk fire fighters trying to put out burning buildings and rescue those who may be trapped inside. This is due to solar panels producing a live electrical current that cannot simply be turned off. Conventional d.c. isolation system installed on rooftop solar panels fails to provide complete and safe […]

Manuka Chaff and SunUp Solar take solar safety to the next level

Manuka Chaff and SunUp Solar take solar safety to the next level

The Quirindi Advocate, Wednesday, November 20, 2013 Manuka Chaff, on the Kamilaroi Highway at Quirindi through their solar supplier Sunup Solar is the first in the region to install the Remote Solar Isolator solar safety system on their new 25kw, 95 panel solar PV system. The Remote Solar Isolator is an award winning, Australian designed […]

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. […]

Remote Solar Isolator won Innovative Product of the Year (2012) at the National Annual Excellence Awards held by the Electrical Contractors Association (ECA) and Master Electricians Australia (MEA)

Innovative product of the year

Remote Solar Isolator won Innovative Product of the Year (2012) at the National Annual Excellence Awards held by the Electrical Contractors Association (ECA) and Master Electricians Australia (MEA) Underwriters Laboratories Inc issued a report dated November 29, 2011 titled “Firefighter Safety and Photovoltaic Installations Research Project” in which it was found that water on a […]