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  • Solar power lights

    Solar power lights

    1. So how long do solar lights last? Generally speaking, the batteries in outdoor solar lights can be expected to last about 3-4 years before they will need to be replaced. The LEDs themselves can last ten years or more. You will know that it is time to change parts when the lights are unable to ...
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  • What a solar charge controller does

    What a solar charge controller does

    Think of a solar charge controller as a regulator. It delivers power from the PV array to system loads and the battery bank. When the battery bank is nearly full, the controller will taper off the charging current to maintain the required voltage to fully charge the battery and keep it topped off...
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  • Off-grid Solar System Components: what do you need?

    Off-grid Solar System Components: what do you need?

    For a typical off-grid solar system you need solar panels, charge controller, batteries and an inverter. This article explains solar system components in detail. Components needed for a grid-tied solar system Every solar system needs similar components to start with. A grid-tied solar system cons...
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