Backup Power

Downed power lines?  No sun? No problem, as long as you're the neighbor with the silent backup power system.

Snowstorm Jonas and Backup Solar Power

Regrets and Winter Storms; I’ve Had a Few There’s nothing quite like an approaching storm to make you rethink some of your past decisions. “I’ll be cool with this snazzy rear wheel drive sports car”, “No need to replace my…
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DC Coupling – Another Way to Add Backup Power to Grid Tie Solar

DC Coupling as a New Alternative to AC Coupling Three years ago, we wrote a blog about adding deep cycle batteries to your existing grid tie solar system with AC Coupling.  It was the best way at the time to convert a…
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DIY emergency preparedness solar power system

A Small, Inexpensive DIY Solar Powered Emergency Backup System

Winter is Coming, Solar to the Rescue. You know what winter means for those of us in non-tropical locations. Power lines downed by snow and ice can wreak havoc on the power grid, knocking out power for days or even…
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