Can a Solar Panel Overcharge a Battery? (Saving Your Batteries With Solar Charge Controllers)

Contents: Can a Solar Panel Overcharge a Battery? Can You Overcharge a Battery With a Solar Panel? What Happens if You Overcharge a Solar Battery? How Do You Keep Solar Panels From Overcharging Batteries? Solar Charge Controller Solar Panel & Battery Voltage Compatibility What Happens to Your Solar Power System When Batteries Are Full? Can … Read more

Do Solar Panels Attract Lightning?

Contents: Solar Panels vs Lightning The Myth of Lightning Attracted to Solar Panels Are Solar Panels More Likely To Be Struck by Lightning? What Happens if Lightning Strikes a Solar Panel? How Can You Protect Your Solar Panels From Lightning? Conclusion: Can Solar Panels Attract Lightning? The Myth of Lightning Attracted to Solar Panels Solar … Read more

Are Solar Panels Worth It in 2022?

If you’re living where there’s no access to electricity, then it’s a no-brainer. Solar panels are great! (And if you’re living in a windy area, you might want to look at getting a wind turbine (Amazon) as well.) But what if you have easy access to electricity? Are solar panels still worth it? Do You … Read more

Can a Solar Panel Charge a Deep Cycle Battery?

Deep cycle batteries may look a lot like car batteries, but they’re quite different. Deep cycle means that the batteries have the ability to be fully charged and discharged. A deep cycle battery is very useful for situations where you need a continuous source of electricity to power things like lights, computers, and household appliances. But … Read more

Wiring in Parallel vs Series

While learning about solar panel systems, you’ll often hear the terms series and parallel when it comes to wiring batteries or solar panels together. Let’s look at both parallel and series connections separately. Parallel If you connect batteries or solar panels in parallel, it means that you connect all the positives together and all the … Read more