How to Size a PV Array

First, we will look at the . This value will differ from inverter to inverter. In this instance, we’ll use 4500w. Second,  we’ll look at the ; in this example, we are using 400W panels. Third, we divide the by the : We will round it down to 10 panels. Lastly, we need to figure […]

Lithium-ion Guide

Lithium Ion Batteries

This is post 5 of 5 in the series “Solar Power Starter Guide” Contents Lithium Iron Phosphate Or LiFePO4 for short. These batteries form part of the newest in Solar Battery technology. They have . These are a few features that make LiFePO4 batteries the favourite in the solar industry. From Solar Storage to motor […]

Complete Solar Power Kits

Complete Solar Power kits

This is post 4 of 5 in the series “Solar Power Starter Guide” Solar Power Kits are fast becoming the best way to choose the right Solar Power System without having to source and research all the parts yourself. Not only are they easy to set up they are also easier to install for installers, […]

Solar Charge Controller diagram

Solar Charge Controller

An essential part of every Off-Grid and Hybrid Solar Power System is the Solar Charge Controller. In this starter guide we’re going to cover: What Is A Solar Charge Controller How Do Charge Controllers Work The Different Types Of Charge Controllers Let’s get started. How Do Charge Controllers Work Sometimes referred to as a Solar […]

Solar Inverter Guide

Solar Inverter

This is post 3 of 5 in the series “Solar Power Starter Guide” A fundamental part of every Solar Power set up is the Inverter, it is a piece of equipment that is very important to understand. After you read this definitive guide you will understand: What is an Inverter How do they work? Types […]

Solar Batteries Guide

Solar Batteries

This is post 2 of 5 in the series “Solar Power Starter Guide” In this article, you are going to learn all about Solar Batteries. You will understand what the differences are between the types of solar batteries, how they fit into a Solar System, how many you’ll need and more. Here’s the breakdown: What […]

Solar Panels Guide

Solar Panels

This is post 1 of 5 in the series “Solar Power Starter Guide” Today you’re going to get a crash course on Solar Panel prices, how they work and what to look out for. After you’ve read this definitive guide you understand what they are, how they work, what you should be paying and the different […]

What is Solar Energy, The Complete Quick Guide To Solar Power

Solar Energy is the power we harness from the sun. It’s a source that will provide energy for the next 5 billion years. Apart from playing a crucial part in keeping everyone alive, Solar Energy is your ticket to saving money. South Africans face the difficult position of having a government that invests in nuclear […]

How to make Your Home Energy Efficient

One thing everybody should understand about making their home more energy efficient is that it’s a process. These are small changes you can make that work toward a bigger goal. But only implementing one or two new elements and expecting substantial results, will lead to a very discouraging place. Whereas a bunch of small changes […]

Solar Power Accessories

Given the investment you’re making with a solar array, it’s only natural that you want the system to function as long as possible at the highest level of efficiency. Or maybe you want a specific type of installation or setup? Which might require additional brackets, wiring, etc. And this is where solar power accessories come […]

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