Solar panels are a popular product these days, and there are many criteria to consider when deciding which panels to purchase for your solar energy panels efficiency are a measure of how much of the sun’s energy a solar panel is able to convert into electricity under ideal, laboratory-like conditions. As you explore solar […]

The forecasted lifespan of the valve-regulated lead-acid (VRLA) battery in Prostar is 3 to 5 years under recommended conditions; however, this life expectancy will fluctuate greatly depending on the following factors.  Being proactive and aware of these characteristics and conditions will ensure you maximize the life expectancy of your battery and are prepared for any […]

As we know, all chemical reactions are affected by temperature, and a battery relies on chemical reaction to generate power. One can easily infer that temperature does affect power of a battery. The optimum functioning of a battery is at room temperature. With a slight deviation in temperature , changes can be seen in capacity […]

Pre-sized solar battery banks ensure you have the right storage solution for your solar system. The battery bank is one of the most complicated and costly components of any off-grid power system. Your battery storage needs to be large enough to supply power year-round. Nothing is more frustrating than suffering a power outage because your […]

Not all batteries are made equal.  Have you ever wondered why there are different battery sizes and ratings? Did you know every battery type serves a specific functionality? The two main battery types are stationary batteries and “starting” batteries. It is very important that you find the correct battery for your particular application, as the wrong […]

Solar Power

What are advantages and disadvantages of solar power We’re huge advocates for solar energy, but we recognize it isn’t the right solution for everyone. While solar is sustainable and ultimately cheaper than utility power in the long run, it also requires a significant up-front investment and doesn’t work for every property / roof type. The […]

What is kilowatt hour

October 9, 2018 Blog
kilowatt hour

WHAT IS A KILOWATT HOUR? Kilowatt hour measures energy usage and production. If you’re thinking about going solar (or just want some advice on how to reduce your energy consumption), you’ve probably come across the term kilowatt-hours. But exactly what is a kilowatt hour? And why do we need to know how many we use […]

Home Backup Power Inverter

Using an Inverter for Emergency Home Backup Power Using an inverter for emergency backup power is by far the most common use. The Hurricane season is here for those of you in the east and down south. I hope that this blog will help all of you to be more prepared in the likely event […]

A photovoltaic (PV)  junction box is an important part of the solar panels. The junction box is an enclosure on the module where the PV strings are electrically connected. The majority of junction box manufacturers are nowadays based in China. How is the junction box connected to the solar panel? A PV junction box is attached to […]