how to wire solar system batteries, charge controllers, inverters and panels, off-grid and on-grid

Various Ways to Make Solar System Wiring/Connections for Home

There are many ways to connect your solar system. Some of the connection types only suit a particular type of solar system (grid or off-grid) you planned to use. While some can be used in any type of solar system. Also, there are many ways to carry out the... Read more »
how to convert conventional car to solar-powered electric car

How to Convert Conventional Cars to Solar-Powered Electric Cars

Electric cars are gradually replacing conventional cars that use petrol and diesel, and in the nearest future, conventional cars will no longer be valued. Although electric cars are much more expensive than fuel-powered cars. With electric cars whose batteries can be recharged with solar PV system, you no longer... Read more »
how to earth a solar system and house

Best Ways to Protect your Solar System via Effective Earthing

After you have installed your solar components and everything starts working normally, you need to protect your solar systems so that no thunder or lightning can cause damage to any of the solar components, especially the inverter. An effective earthing system must provide a very low resistance path to... Read more »
step by step guide on how to mount solar panels on roof tops and standalone structures

How to Mount Solar Panels on Roof Tops & Standalone Structures

One of the aspects of solar system installation where proper analysis and planning is needed is the mounting of the solar panels or array. This is because the solar panels collect the solar energy in form of DC which is converted to the appropriate form (usually AC, except for... Read more »
step by step guide on how to connect solar panels and batteries to charge controller

How to Connect Solar Batteries & Panels to Charge Controller

For your solar system to work, you must connect the solar panels, solar batteries and DC loads (if any) to the solar charge controller correctly. A wrong connection can permanently damage the whole system or a section of the system. You also need to know which one to connect... Read more »
how to connect solar batteries and panels: series, parallel, series-parallel connections

3 Best Ways to Connect your Solar Batteries and Panels

For your solar system to work correctly and efficiently, you must connect the batteries and panels rightly. A wrong connection does not only reduce the efficiency of the system, it can also damage some of the fragile solar system components, especially the inverter. For example, your solar system will... Read more »
how to choose the best solar batteries and solar panels, types of solar PV batteries

How to Choose the Best Solar Batteries & Panels for your System

There are different types and brands of solar batteries and panels in the market. Some brands are of better quality and more efficient than others. Also, some types of batteries last longer and can withstand heavy duty and deep cycle. But there are some tips you need to know,... Read more »
different solar pv inverter types and technologies; hybrid, string, bi-modal, central and micro

Different Solar Inverter Technologies for Grid & Off-Grid Connections

There are different inverter technologies available. Each of these inverter technologies has a special case where they are used (grid or off grid). Some of these technologies have more than one use cases, especially the bi-modal and optimized string inverters. In this article, you will learn about the various... Read more »
uses of solar energy technology; advantages and disadvantages

Pros, Cons & Uses of Solar PV Energy Technology

Solar energy is one of the renewable energy sources that are freely available for harnessing. Here, energy from the sun is captured to create photovoltaic power (PV), mostly in form of direct current (DC). This captured energy from the sun can be used in different ways, such: generation of... Read more »
solution to all solar pv system design and installation calculation; sizes and ratings of inverters, charge controllers, cables, batteries, solar panels, etc.

Solution to All Solar PV Systems Installation Calculations

Solar system installation requires a special guide because most of the required components are delicate and costly. Using the wrong size or rating of any solar PV component might reduce the efficiency of the entire system or even damage some of the components. You need to know the required... Read more »