You Won’t Be Left In The Dark When The Sun Goes Down
Investing in solar panels for your home, farm, company, or outdoor activities… can be a fantastic decision. First, you need to do a little research and learn what you are getting into before purchasing it.
What will happen when there is no sun out? No sun, no power?
You will be able to get energy and there are two ways to generate energy when there is no sun: by storing solar energy in a battery bank, or by tapping into the grid.
Is Solar Power Expensive?
No, it really isn’t that expensive after all! Not only is it affordable over the life of the system (even saving you money), but it also improves your resale value and reduces greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuels. Currently, there’s an initiative offered by the USA government called the solar tax credit. The whole aim of this tax credit is to let you save money on the installation of your solar energy system.
If you want more information about it, please read this 26% tax credit - what is it and how do you get the cash.
What are the types of solar panel mounts?
There are two types of mounts for solar panels: ground and roof mounts.
The most popular mounts are the roof ones due to the best place to set up solar panels is on a South facing roof and at angle of around 30 degrees, to make solar panels more efficient. If your roof faces a different direction the effect will still be good enough to provide your home with clean energy, but a south-facing roof will always fare better. Please, make sure there is no shade in the place you are going to set up your solar panels. Remember that you can use different types of mounting that depends on your roof. We have magnetic solar panel mounts that goes on metal roof, or metal surfaces.
Ground Mounts allow you to pick the optimal tilt angle in a south-facing direction. We have some ground mounts easy to set up. Check them here. We offer a truck mount RV that works with solar and wind turbines.
What are the Best Type of Solar Panels?
Most of the solar panels on the market for residential solar energy systems can fit into three categories: monocrystalline, polycrystalline, and thin film solar panels.
Each type has a distinct set of features that makes them better suited for certain solar projects.
Monocrystalline solar panels are the most common for residential solar installations. Monocrystalline solar panels usually have the highest efficiency and power capacity out of all types of solar panels. Monocrystalline panel efficiencies can range from 17% to 22%.
What is the handling capacity of Solar Panels for Our Battery Boxes?
Our battery boxes are capable of handling up to 1,200W of solar panel MPPT charging
You can use 12 solar panels of (100W 12 x 100W = 1,200W)
What I need if I decide to add more than one solar panel?
What are the solar CEP gadgets that I can use directly to my solar panel?
- USB Adapter Charge Controller
12V Converter, up to 480W Output, for Trolling Motor, Camping, Fishing
Solar Wiring Solutions:
- Sola Panel Cable Wire Entry Housing
- Solar Disconnect, 12/24/36/48V DC Shut off switch
- Sola Panel Wall Wire/Cable Entry
- Solar Panel Cable Entry Housing
- Solar Panel DC Circuit Breaker
- MPPT Solar panel charge controller
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