19 November 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Factors Affecting Solar Panel Efficiency

One unfortunate downside to the creation of solar energy using photovoltaic panels is simply how many variables there are which can affect the overall output. This is why alongside designers and installers of solar panels there are even companies offering an O&M service to photovoltaic projects. In essence, this “operation and maintenace” service aims to […]

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20 February 2011 ~ 4 Comments

Sunforce 50048 Review

Sunforce 50048 review

The Sunforce 50048 60-Watt solar charging kit is designed as an “out of the box” solution to your solar power needs. The contents of the package include four 15-Watt solar panels measuring , a 200-Watt power inverter, a solar charge control and a wiring kit so all you need to buy ontop of this kit […]

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05 April 2010 ~ 1 Comment

“Off-Grid” Book Review

photo credit: kainet Living “off-grid” is all about disconnecting ourselves from nationally-provided water, sewerage, gas and electric supplies. There are a variety of reasons why one might want to consider living off-grid. Firstly, living off-grid has the very real potential to help the environment. For example most electricity is still generated from non-renewable resources such […]

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