Lead-Acid batteries are still the most common form of energy storage for photovoltaic systems. A lead-acid battery charges, stores, and discharges energy based on a chemical reaction of the metal...
As we dive into the second half of the decade, it is inevitable that renewable energy will play a leading role in the electricity generation mix. Wind and solar power represent the majority of new...
Solar integrators use all sorts of tools to complete the tasks that keep their businesses moving forward. These include the obvious hand and power tools to install the solar equipment and the less...
1) How often do I need to charge or "top off" my lead-acid batteries? Maintaining your batteries is the key ingredient to ensuring that your battery bank reaches its designed life...
Types of Lead Acid Batteries (Wet / AGM / Gel) Wet (aka Flooded) Wet batteries are generally less expensive than the two other main types, AGM and Gel. A well-maintained wet battery...
The following is a general breakdown of the ideal tilts to meet the energy demand you are hoping to get out of an array: Year-round loads: Tilt angle equals latitude Winter loads: Tilt angle equals...
The gaining popularity of AC-coupled PV systems brings to light a subtle, yet key difference between the two types of inverters used in this system architecture. To start, what are the two types...