Introduction – 200 watt solar panel volts, amps and watt-hours Before I begin investigating what a 200 watt solar panel will run I’m going to… Read More »200 Watt Solar Panel How Many Amps? Is 200W solar enough?
As a general rule, solar power is worth it in California. The investor-owned utility companies operate near-retail buyback programs and other rebates include low-income family… Read More »Is Solar Worth It In California? Solar Costs and Savings Ca
A 300 watt solar panel with full irradiance will run a constant AC load of 270 watts, taking into account inverter losses of 10%. This includes… Read More »What Can A 300 Watt Solar Panel Run? Cost, Size & Specifications
As a general rule, a 100Ah deep-cycle lead-acid battery discharged to 50% will run a 50 watt load for 12 hours, a 200 watt load… Read More »How Long Will A 100Ah Battery Last? Battery Run Time Calculator
In this post I look at the question: How Long will a 100 amp-hour battery run a fridge? Like many complex questions, the answer depends… Read More »How Long Will A 100Ah Battery Run A Fridge?
Fridges are a special case among domestic appliances, in a group together with air conditioners, freezers and heat pumps. These types of appliances have compressors… Read More »What Size Battery To Run Fridge? Best Battery To Run A Fridge
How to calculate solar panel power Everyone knows that solar panels are rated in watts (Wp), which is the unit of measurement for electrical power.… Read More »How Much Power Do Solar Panels Produce?
The average domestic fridge uses 350kWh of electrical energy per year and would need 300 watts of solar panels to supply it. A 100Ah would… Read More »What Size Solar Panel For Fridge? Solar Powered Fridge
When I first saw this question my first reaction was to create a 100 Ah battery discharge calculator for appliances that require 100W to 1000W,… Read More »How Long Will A 100Ah Battery Run An Appliance That Requires 400W?
I use solar battery charging every day for lead-acid car batteries, deep-cycle batteries and lithium iron phosphate batteries . Running costs are zero once the solar… Read More »Can I Connect Solar Panel Directly To Battery? Actual Tests