Batteries

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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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Trojan Battery Interview – Part 1

We recently sat down with Jeff and Stacy from Trojan Battery Company to talk a little bit about the history and applications of Trojan Batteries. Can you give me a little bit of history of Trojan Battery, where it is and how it…
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Solar Panels for RV

Solar Panels for RV

Summer is here, and it’s time to dust off that RV and start planning your next road trip! Perhaps you were wondering if solar panels for RV use would make sense. In this blog we cover how to size a solar panels system for your RV, including the inverters, batteries and solar charge controller.