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Elevate your off-grid living with our selection of Victron off-grid kits. These complete kits are designed by our team of experts to provide reliable and efficient energy for homes, cabins, businesses and other off-grid locations. The kits includes all the high-quality components that you'll need. Such as solar panels, batteries, inverters, and more. With a Victron off-grid kit, you can enjoy all the comforts of home, even in remote locations and at home you can decrease your reliance on the grid. Our Victron off-grid kits have everything you need to get started powering the smallest shed to the largest house or business. Browse our collection today.

Please note we advise our systems are installed by a qualified / competent person.

Callidus provides full Electrical Off-Grid solar and battery systems for the smallest stable to the largest house or business. Whether it's an existing building, a new build design or Class Q permitted development planning application. We will fully support you every step of the way. We take care to ensure that your solar off grid systems design is fit for your usage so that your equipment produces the power you need when you need it. We do this by gathering the information from you at the beginning of the process via phone calls and emails, to understand your requirements. Sometimes it isn't easy to understand your overall requirements at the beginning of this process; more may come to light once we have conducted a full site survey.

We build our solar off grid systems to be fully expandable, and system components can be added to/expanded to meet your energy usage. The systems we design and build are always based around the customer's needs and requirements, to ensure that your system is as carefree as possible.  We only use Victron equipment on our solar off grid systems, and this is because they have a 45-year heritage in manufacturing quality equipment for the Off-Grid, On-grid, Marine, Emergency Services and the Armed Forces, plus many more.

Callidus engineers are fully trained by Victron. We have invested time and money in the quality training from Victron to ensure we provide you with the correct product for your needs.

All of our systems are built with the following 5 points in mind:

  • Quality of equipment and Installation
  • Your system is built to last the test of time by using this quality product.
  • We can fully trust the equipment that we are designing and installing.
  • Victron ensures all of its materials are built to the highest standards to ensure that they don't just meet a requirement; they exceed it.
  • Victron equipment has been in the field for 45 years in the harshest environment & conditions, meaning Callidus are proving the best products on the market.

Here at Callidus, we are here to help you select the correct system for your needs, living off-grid is possible in the UK, but you need to find the correct kit. if you can't find what you need, please feel free to contact us 01626905454

Can I go completely off-grid with solar?

You can go completely off-grid with solar power, but it depends on a variety of different factors such as how much energy you use, the amount of sunlight available in your location, and the size and efficiency of your solar panel system.

In order to go completely off grid you would need to have a solar panel system that generates enough electricity to meet your energy needs, and a battery storage system to store the excess energy generated during the day for use at night, on  cloudy days or where you power usage exceeds the power supplied from the solar panels. You would also need an inverter to convert the direct current (DC) electricity produced by the solar panels into alternating current (AC) electricity that can be used by your household appliances and devices.

If you're going completely off the grid it is usually a good idea to have a backup generator because the weather can be unpredictable and if any other situation arises where you may not being able to get enough power from your solar panels you will have a back up ready to go.

Going completely off grid means that you are responsible for your own power generation and maintenance of your systems but it also means you can be somewhere that isn't reliant on the grid.

Our engineers will often tell you that it's a good idea if you have mains power already to have that compliment your new solar system and to keep it in and they can always advise you where the building doesn't have mains power at all. Whatever your situation is our team will have the answers to find the perfect solar off grid systems for you. 

How many solar panels do you need to go off the grid?

This is another question that is completely dependent on your usage needs however as an average in the UK running a small, energy efficient building completely off grid could use a system potentially as small as 2.6kw but running something like the average home with three bedrooms completely off grid would require around 4.8kw of solar panel output.