What is a Solar Inverter and How Does It Work?

Solar inverters are an essential part of any solar power system. They convert the direct current (DC) power produced by photovoltaic solar panels into alternating current (AC) electricity that powers the appliances and devices...

What Are the Differences Between On-Grid and Off-Grid Solar?

Solar energy is becoming an increasingly widespread choice for homeowners and businesses looking to reduce their carbon footprint and save on energy costs. There are two main types of solar systems: on-grid and off-grid.  On-grid...

Do Solar Panel Installations Damage Your Home’s Roof?

Many concerns may pop up when considering installing solar panels. One fear many homeowners have is whether or not installing a solar array will damage a home’s roof.  Solar panels will not inherently damage your...

What Are the Differences Between MPPT vs PWM Solar Charge Controllers?

Solar charge controllers are essential components in both residential and commercial solar systems. These devices monitor and adjust the flow of energy that travels from a solar array into a battery bank.  Not all solar...

8 Ways To Protect Your Solar Panels from Hail Storm Damage

Solar panels are surprisingly durable. In most storms, they can withstand the weather onslaughts that come. Even hail is usually not enough to damage your solar panels. But in severe hailstorms, the beating might...

When Lightning Strikes: Home Safety Preparation for Electrical Storms

A typical Australian home averages 50+ electrical outlets that power everything from your toothbrush to thousands of dollars worth of technology. Each of those outlets is a potential source of danger to your home...

How to Keep Food Cold When Camping

Camping trips provide a fun, off-grid getaway when you want to escape the grind of everyday life. If you don’t have your food sorted out before you go, though, it can become frustrating quickly....

How to Stay Safe During Heat Waves and Extreme Heat

Heat waves are becoming increasingly frequent worldwide due to climate change and other factors.  Knowing how to keep you and your loved ones cool, healthy, and hydrated during a heat wave is crucial for your...