Is Home Battery Backup Power Really Possible?

No one likes to sit in a dark home during a power outage without heat or A/C. But traditional generator systems can be expensive, a pain to set up or put away, and harmful to…

Anode vs Cathode: What’s the Difference?

If you were today-years-old when you learned what an anode vs cathode was, you’re not alone. Most of us rarely deal with these terms unless we’re fixing a water heater or installing your own vehicle…

Battery Sizes Explained: Choosing the Right Size For Your System And Use

It’s no secret that the batteries you put in your TV remote are not the same as the battery under the hood of your car. Your application typically determines the battery size you need, and…

How to Get the Most out of Electric Golf Carts

Many inventions make our lives a bit easier, and electric golf carts are no different. It’s not just for the golf course–you can use one for yard work, at a park, at events, when camping,…

How Much Solar Do I Need? How To Size Your RV System

Advancements in solar power have made it easier and more affordable than ever to set your rig up to be powered by the sun. But, you may find yourself asking, how much solar do I…

What’s The Difference Between Wiring Solar Panels in Series or Parallel?

When wiring multiple solar panels together in a system, you have two choices: series and parallel. Determining whether you wire your solar panels in series or parallel mainly depends on your application. Let’s examine the…

The Major Components of an Off-Grid Solar System

There’s been a tremendous boom in off-grid solar systems in recent years. The off-grid solar sector is a whopping $1.75 billion annual market with over 420 million users. This industry shows no signs of slowing…

What Is Voltage Drop and How To Calculate It

Whether you’re designing a 120-volt electrical system for your house or a 12-volt system for your RV, it’s critical to understand what voltage drop is and how to calculate it. Correctly calculating the voltage drop…

What Is Battery Electrolyte and How Does It Work?

Whether it’s for your child’s toy, your cordless power tool, or your electric vehicle, battery power is becoming a standard part of our everyday lives. One of the most critical components of a battery is…

What’s The Difference Between Wiring Batteries in Series Vs. Parallel?

Understanding the difference between wiring batteries in series vs. parallel is critical if you have a multiple battery system. How you connect your batteries will determine how they perform in different applications. Let’s look closer…