The Ultimate Guide to Solar Lights and Solar Photovoltaic Lighting Systems

Solar photovoltaic lighting systems are simplified, low-power, off-grid photovoltaic systems gaining popularity in various applications for illuminating outdoor spots, including for security and safety reasons. Probably you often hear or read questions such as “Are solar lights any good?” or “Are solar lights worth it?” This article provides essential info on why solar lights are … Read more

Solar Battery Monitors Demystified: Battery Monitor For RV And Off-Grid Solar Power Systems

What is a battery monitor? The battery monitor monitors the battery state of charge and gives information about current battery capacity in ampere-hours and the battery’s ampere-hours consumed. It can measure the power stored in the battery or drawn from the battery, or both. The monitor also gives information about the battery voltage. What types … Read more

Protection In Solar Power Systems: How To Size Overcurrent Protection Devices Like Fuses, Breakers in RV and Off-Grid Solar Systems

Why Over-Current Protection Is Important Please pay attention to the design guidelines described in this article. They will save your system and will not put at risk your life or health in case of high amps faulty events in the current circuits. Get it wrong and you may face many undesired situations starting from fire … Read more

Solar Load Calculator For Off-Grid and RV Solar Power Systems

The most crucial step for achieving a cost-efficient sizing of your off-grid and RV solar power systems is the correct determination of the electricity usage. Our AC  and DC load calculators have been created to help you estimate your solar power consumption fast and easy! We highly recommend you to read the quick start guides … Read more

Free Solar Battery Calculator: Calculate Fast & Easy The Solar Battery Bank Capacity And The Number Of Batteries In Series Or Parallel

We bring to your attention the following two free solar battery calculators: A free calculator for sizing the solar battery or solar battery bank of your off-grid solar power system A free calculator for determining the number of batteries in series and parallel in the battery bank. These solar battery calculators help you design your … Read more