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Solar power electrical concepts are initially confusing even for a small system. It’s understandable since the words defining a small solar powered electrical system are the same as those defining a system for a whole house!
Why the deep cycle battery is the most common battery found in solar electrical energy systems; what makes it different.
Different types of deep cycle batteries used in solar electrical systems and their benefits.
Deep cycle batteries for solar energy systems come in different physical sizes; how to judge the appropriate battery size for your solar electrical system. Amps, watts, volts. About volts.
Amps and watts are important measurements to understand in choosing battery size requirements for your solar electrical system.
Understand some miscellaneous battery facts that make a difference when related to solar electrical applications.
How solar panels work in solar electrical applications, the different types, and how to choose them by type.
Solar panels come in a variety of sizes as determined by watts; how to choose for your solar electrical application and planning your system requirements. Price by watt.
Choosing and understanding a charge controller and its’ place in your solar electrical system. Knowing amp and watt size is important.
Solar Charge Controllers II
Amps, Watts, Volts - Solar Panels, Charge Controllers, Batteries
Amps, watts and volts are related to each other and to the components of any solar electrical system. Know how to convert one to another.
DC, AC Inverters for Solar (Direct Current and Alternating Current)
Understanding and using the type of electrical current a solar electrical system can produce. Why add a power inverter.
Access your electrical production using an inverter. Understand sine waves; modified sine waves, pure sine waves, inverters and their relationship to a solar electrical energy system.
Wiring and wiring size is just as important as anything else in a solar electrical system. How to choose wire sizes.
Interesting & helpful solar links.
Positive solar energy news from around the world.