• Top 5: Best MPPT Charge Controllers for Solar PowerTop 5: Best MPPT Charge Controllers for Solar Power As a solar enthusiast, you are aware that adding an MPPT Charge Controller to your system is an efficient way to protect your battery and also boost the power produced by your surveillance trailer or other off grid system. Of course, any MPPT Controller you get will be fine as long as it meets the basic technical standards. However, you don’t want to get stuck with an MPPT Charge Controller that doesn’t fit your needs because they are not cheap. Knowing the exact MPPT Charge Controller that suits your needs can […]
  • What solar panel size do I require to charge a 12V battery?If you have plans to run a completely off-grid solar system, or you prefer to use solar energy to meet your energy needs while you are away camping or in your RV, having a knowledge of the type and size of solar panels required to charge your battery is very vital. In reality, inasmuch as you’re using 12V solar panels, the truth is that you can use any style and size of the panels to charge your 12V battery. However, this is not relatively simple as just connecting your panels directly to the battery. In this article, we will explain […]

How To Design an Off-Grid Solar SystemSix Steps to Design an Off-Grid Solar Power System Thinking of designing an off-grid solar panel system? Here are six steps that will get you started. #1 Determine how much power is required This is the most crucial step and many people skip it. Please, do not skip this step! Planning a solar system is similar to planning a car trip without knowing how far you’re going and what vehicle you will use. “Okay, let’s go get gas for the trip. But, how much gas do we buy?” The answer to this depends on how far you will need to […]

  • How often should you Clean your Solar Panels?A big question people often ask themselves is, “how often should I clean my solar panels?” Regular cleaning should be part of your panel maintenance routines. Clean solar panels are usually more efficient. This article explains the frequency with which you should clean your solar panels, who should do the cleaning, and why the panels should be cleaned. Read on! Why should you clean your solar panels? Before discussing the frequency with which they should be cleaned, let’s consider the reasons solar panels require periodic cleaning. Not everybody knows that panels can quickly become dirty over a short period. This […]
  • Best LiFePO4 Battery Brands in 2022 (Top 3)Top 3: Best LiFePO4 Battery Brands Not all lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) battery brands are equal or the same. In fact, the majority of solar enthusiasts are only familiar with a limited range of LiFePO4 battery solutions. LiFePO4 batteries are slowly picking up traction in the global market even though they aren’t exactly new.  Here’s a quick breakdown of the top 3 LiFePO4 battery brands: the Battle Born LiFePO4 Deep Cycle Battery, the Ampere Time LiFePO4 Deep Cycle Battery, and the SOK LiFePO4 Deep Cycle Battery. 1) Battle Born LiFePO4 Deep Cycle Battery The Battle Born LiFePO4 batteries have impressive […]