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Hybrid Solar Power

This is post 12 of 12 in the series “Solar Power Starter Guide” A hybrid solar power system combines three different sources of energy, covering all the basis and putting you in complete control. But if you haven’t heard about a hybrid solar power system before, don’t stress about it. At Solar Advice we love …

Grid-Tied Solar Power

This is post 11 of 12 in the series “Solar Power Starter Guide” There are several reasons why people use grid-tied solar power, and you are about to learn all about it. From what a grid-tied solar power system is, and how it forms part of your practical life, all the way to the pros …

Solar Charge Controller

This is post 10 of 12 in the series “Solar Power Starter Guide” A solar charge controller is made specifically to regulate the voltage/current that is used to charge the battery, which is part of a solar array. However, they are not always necessary if you are using minimum output panels. For example, panels varying …

Sizing your solar system

This is post 7 of 12 in the series “Solar Power Starter Guide” Finding the right solar power system for you. A few main things to determine the right solar power system: Determine is your Peak KW Power consumption at any given time Work out the Total KW/Hrs in a 24 Hr period? What type of system …

Complete Solar Power kits for homes

This is post 6 of 12 in the series “Solar Power Starter Guide” The Solar Panel kit is becoming more popular among consumers, because they are convenient. They are easy to set up and easy to use. Plus, they make life a little easier as well. Who doesn’t want to be more independent from the power …

How to buy the right Off Grid Solar System

This is post 4 of 12 in the series “Solar Power Starter Guide” Are you looking to become electricity independent and need help choosing the right Off Grid Solar System? What people have to realize is that getting off the grid with solar power doesn’t always happen overnight. For many it’s a process that usually starts …

Off the Grid Guide: Grid Tied Solar Systems

Grid tied solar systems can be considered your first steps towards getting off the grid completely. As mentioned in the introduction of this guide, it doesn’t have to happen over night. The great thing about solar power is that you can always add more as your budget allows it. In fact, there are some benefits …

Off the Grid Guide – Collectors for Off the Grid Solar Systems

At SolarAdvice you’ll find several articles about solar collectors, ranging between the ever popular monocrystalline panels to the thin film designs that are typically worked into everyday life. We’ve even covered a few articles on upcoming technology. For example, panels that charge when it rains and the first solar plane to fly around the world. …

Is your roof suitable for Solar Panels? A Quick Guide

Not sure if your roof will cater for Solar Panels? If there are two thing that are keeping home owners from investing in solar panels it’s the question of roof capabilities and solar panel prices. Is my roof solar panel friendly? Is it even worth looking into given that I cannot afford to re-arrange the …
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