generators

In Generators we trust: Keeping powered up when the grid goes down

Power outages are becoming more and more common in cities and towns across Australia. And while storms are at fault most the time, we can’t always blame the weather. In August last year, a major power outage caused chaos across Sydney’s suburbs as a result of something going wrong in a large substation where a technician was working. Just weeks later over in Melbourne, more than 100,000 homes were without ...

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Five things you need to know about free camping in Australia

If there’s one thing the GFC taught us, it’s how to make our family budget go further. There’s nothing like a free family holiday. Getting out into our own backyard and exploring the great Australian outback is a great option for a family holiday. Of course, the best thing about going camping is that you can do it for free, or almost for free. By choosing free camping sites in ...

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Choosing the Right Portable Generator For Your Camper Trailer

In order to camp remotely, taking in the best of the great outdoors, you need to be able to power your lights, fridge and other essential equipment. This involves being able to generate your own power supply. There are several options available to campers, including a solar set up and portable generator, with each involving the use of batteries to store power. Here, we look at the convenience of a portable generator. Portable ...

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