Videos

Educational videos from the altE staff on everything from what is a solar panels, how to troubleshoot a solar panel to how to size solar charge controllers and inverters.

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 Power Myth: Solar Incentives Cost Non-Solar Customers

Here’s a Myth: Solar incentives are costing non-solar customers. Many investor-owned utilities are trying to convince people that solar customers are not paying their fair share, and non-solar customers have to carry the load and pay extra for them. However, study…
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Solar Power Myth: Saving with Off-Grid Solar

Here’s a myth: You can save money with off-grid solar, and stick it to the man! One word for people who think they can save money by going off-grid – batteries. With grid-tie solar, you simply make electricity when the sun…
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Solar Power Myth: Solar Panel Maintenance Required

Here’s a myth: My solar panel system will require maintenance. Most grid-tie solar panel systems require very little maintenance, if any. If you happen to live directly below a bird migration route, you may need to give the solar panels an…
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