Archive for Author: vikram123

Effect of shading on solar system and best way to handle them.

Solar panels work best when there’s no shade cast upon them. In fact, a shadow falls on even simply a part of one solar panel in your solar array will probably compromise the output of the full system Effect of shading on the solar power plant? Solar PV systems comprise of a number of solar panels wired into arrays depending on the electric power demand from each of those panels, which in turn, composed of many solar PV cells...

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What is a Solar Charge Controller?

Solar charge controller required in nearly all renewable energy systems that employ batteries, it regulates the power going from the solar panels to the batteries. Overcharging the batteries will considerably reduce the battery life and at the worst damage the batteries to the point that they’re unusable. The most basic charge controller merely monitors the battery voltage and opens the circuit, stopping the charging, once the battery voltage rises to a precise level. Older charge...

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