What are MPPT Regulators and why are they better?

MPPT stands for Maximum Power Point Tracking. It is a type of solar regulators and provides higher efficiency of transferring your solar energy to your battery. So why it provides higher efficiency? If you are not sure how regulator works and why we need them for our solar system, please refer to this article: What are solar regulators? The standard regulator …

What are Solar Regulators?

The solar panels that are sold as 12v don’t actually putout 12v. The output voltage varies between 16v to 20v depending on temperature, weather and location. This is because these panels are implemented to charge 12v battery where the charging voltage is around 14v and the voltage that is supplied by the panel has to be higher than 14v so …

Solar or Gasoline – The Camping Energy Supply Debate Heats Up

To many people, camping is a pass time they wouldn’t give up for anything in the world. And why would you? Camping helps us get closer to nature, let’s us detach from the world and gives us a chance to rejuvenate ourselves like nothing else can. Camping is one of the simplest forms of a vacation getaway you can have …

What Size of Solar Panel do I Need?

What size solar panel should I get? This is a question that we hear quite a bit which is why we are addressing it here today. The answer isn’t as easy as it seems since everyone’s energy needs are different, so we will do our best to explain how to choose a solar panel or solar panel array to suit …

What you need to know about Solar Inverters

What are inverters? Inverter is the device that converts 12v DC power to 240v AC. They are available in different types and different sizes. Why we need inverters? In a standard caravan/RV/any other recreational vehicle, the power supply is normally one or a group of 12v batteries. The power supplied by 12v batteries would be 12v DC. The appliances that we plug in …