Batteries

Solar Power Systems in Puerto Rico

Battery Backup for Puerto Rico’s Grid Tied Solar Power Systems

How do you solve a problem like Maria? Wednesday, September 20, 2017 was a day that changed Puerto Rico forever. Hurricane Maria tore across the island, destroying almost everything in her path. Puerto Rico’s infrastructure was damaged beyond recognition. Homes, roads,…
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Charging a 24V Battery with 20V Solar Panel & MPPT Charge Controller

In part one of our series, we demonstrated how to charge a 24V Battery with 20V Solar Panel & PWM Charge Controller. Today, we’re going to be doing the same demo, but using an MPPT charge controller instead. In our…
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Charging a 24V Battery with 20V Solar Panel & PWM Charge Controller

We have done previous demos, showing the difference between a 20V (60 cell) and a 24V (72 cell) solar panel. What we want to show today is some real world usage of it; trying to use either of them to…
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DIY Solar – Charging a Golf Cart with a Solar Panel

We’re here to demonstrate how you can charge a 36V or 48V golf cart battery bank with a single solar panel using Genasun’s GV-Boost solar charge controller. Unlike most solar charge controllers, the GV-Boost increases the voltage and decreases the current at…
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Trojan Battery Interview PT 2 – Smart Carbon

We recently sat down for Part 2 of our interview with Jeff and Stacy from Trojan Battery Company to talk about the latest battery technology – smart carbon. Watch Part 1 of our interview. Can you give us an idea of what smart carbon is and what its advantages…
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