GrahamPlatt wrote:Re running the electrics for your gas boiler. Wouldn’t it be a lot simpler just to have a small petrol generator as backup?
Yes maybe but theoretically, with a battery, you should be able to capitalise on solar, off peak tariffs and emergency standby. The technology is all there but is becoming frustratingly difficult to implement. Its not rocket science.
My wife would cope with a UPS on auto changeover and maybe a reset button. Filling a messy generator tank, getting it to restart without flooding and all that noise and smelly stuff.