Newsletter Archive

E-News Issue #8

15 April 1998

New Products

A new 'smarter' Plasmatronics regulator is about to be released. It has an LCD display which meters battery voltage; charge current and amp hours; daily maximum and minimum battery voltage and battery temperature. This data is kept for 32 days. It also has a built-in timer for street lighting, pumping applications etc. If you'd like more information, contact us with your FAX number or postal address and we'll send you a leaflet.

Small Fridges

I have been compiling some consumption data on 12V chest fridges (30 - 70 L). Those are based on manufacturers statements, however, no one is following the same standard so I'm reluctant to publish a list 'comparing' them. However, if you need some help in this regard for your system sizing, give me a call.

Solar Power Station

The big news this month which didn't seem to make the news was the installation of a 200KW solar farm for Energy Australia near Singleton. It is expected to reduce greenhouse emissions by 250 tonnes a year. The 3500 solar panels cover an area of 1.25 hectares. The project was financed through the Green Power scheme whereby some 5000 customers are paying a premium on their grid power bills. That's all for this month.

Cheers from Dave and all the RPC crew.

Dave Lambert (Director)

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We install solar systems in Northern NSW and Southern QLD.


QLD:
Gold Coast (from Coolangatta to Southport), Nerang and Hinterland (Beaudesert) and out West (Warwick, Stanthorpe, Killarney)


NSW:
Northern NSW (Tweed Heads to Yamba, including Evans Head, Byron Bay and Ballina); the Far North Coast Hinterland (Grafton via Lismore to Murwillumbah) and out West (Casino to Tenterfield, including Drake and Tabulam, as well as Woodenbong and Bonalbo)

For larger system we also go up to Brisbane or down to Coffs Harbour and even Glen Innes. Other places by arrangement.

We are Open for Business

Rainbow Power Company would like to assure our customers that we are still trading. We have modified procedures to ensure social distancing can be maintained throughout all operations in our business. You can also use our webshop to order online or over the phone. Goods will be dispatched via Australia Post and couriers; additional safety precautions for goods handling have been put in place.

Our show room is currently closed, however, appointments can be made by phone so we can prepare orders for pick up from our premises. Please NOTE: ALL pre-existing and new purchases need to be pre-ordered, phone 02 6689 1430, with a time arranged with RPC staff prior to pick-up. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Contact us

This is the perfect time to start thinking about your power needs for the future, reducing your bills, and safeguarding against future power outages, so call today and get in before the oncoming solar rush. System designers are working from home and can customise a quote for you over the phone or online, free of charge. PH: 02 6689 1430 or send an enquiry. We are still doing site inspections where remote tools such as video inspections are not possible, but we are minimising contact with customers and ensuring recommended social distancing measures are in place
...stay safe and healthy, your RPC family