What Types of Batteries Are Used in Electric Cars?

Electric vehicles have steadily been gaining in popularity. As more manufacturers develop and release new models, it’s easy to envision an all-electric future. But the key to the success of the electric vehicle is their…

How Do Wind Turbines Work?

More and more these days, the idea of a free, renewable, green source of power for your home, cabin, boat, or RV can sound pretty appealing. Who wouldn’t want a way to reduce your energy…

Why Does Energy Density Matter In Batteries?

Battery energy density is the amount of energy a battery contains compared to its weight or size. We call this the specific energy density when comparing to weight and volumetric energy density when comparing size.  …

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…

What Is A Battery Life Cycle?

You definitely don’t want to get in the middle of nowhere with a dead battery. Whether you’ve had your deep-cycle battery for years or you just bought a brand new one, knowing how long it…

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…

Where Does Lithium Come From?

We depend more on lithium in our daily lives than ever before, primarily in the form of lithium-ion batteries. Every day we use computers, phones, boats, and cars with these batteries in them. However, most…

Are Lithium Solar Batteries Really the Best for Solar Panels?

Lithium solar batteries are the current trendy battery of choice when it comes to solar systems. Solar enthusiasts rave over these batteries and often dismiss the premium price tag, but are they worth it? Are…

What Is A Lithium-Ion Battery?

Lithium-ion batteries provide many advantages to those who make the upgrade. Everyone wants the longest-lasting and fastest-charging battery available. There has been incredible growth in the lithium-ion battery industry globally, and consumers are the benefactors.…

How To Dispose of RV and Boat Lithium Batteries Properly

Today we’re taking a look at how to dispose of lithium batteries properly. Lithium batteries are growing in popularity and are becoming the battery of choice for RVers and boaters. Therefore, it’s essential to take…