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...
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...
Since PV systems produce electricity directly from sunlight and maximize the efficiency of energy collection, it may seem like adding or choosing a PV system with battery backup would only increase...