Grid-tied or Off-grid Solar? Choosing the Right System. What is a grid-tied or off-grid solar system? This post explains what those terms mean, why you should care (hint: one is more expensive than the other) and which would suit you better. Let’s start with an off-grid solar system. What is an off-grid solar system? In …
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Guides and reviews for solar panels, inverters, batteries and charge controllers.
Solar Charge Controller 101: A Basic Guide for Beginners A solar charge controller is an essential part of a solar system that uses batteries. This basic guide explains what it does and why it’s important to a solar energy system. What does a charge controller do? A solar charge controller manages the power going in …
What’s the best type of solar panel for your home or business? In this post we compare Polycrystalline, monocrystalline and thin film panels.
Common issues that affect solar geysers and how to fix them.
In this post we look at the different solar water heating systems to help you find the right solar geyser in Zimbabwe.
Find out how a solar geyser works, what types there are, and how much they cost in Zimbabwe.
Solar Inverter 101: A Beginner’s Guide In this simple guide to solar inverters, we’ll cover the three basic questions most people have. These are: What does an inverter do? What types of solar inverters are there? Do you need an inverter for your solar system? Solar inverters are usually mounted outside. Image by Tjg | …
In this short guide we introduce the basics of a solar battery. What are the types of batteries and what are their characteristics?
How do solar panels work? What are the main types and how many do you need to power your home? Get the answers to these questions in this post.
Start here if you’re new to solar. In this beginners’ guide, we cover the basics you need to know to make the switch to solar easier and cheaper.