Portable vs Standby Generator: Which One Is Right for You?

Whether you’re looking to power an off-grid adventure or provide energy security for your home, there’s a generator that’s right for you. Up until recently, traditional portable and standby fossil fuel generators were the only...

The Complete Guide to Solar Panel Wiring Diagrams

Compared to the schematic diagrams of most cutting-edge technological devices, solar panel wiring diagrams are actually remarkably simple. Far less complicated than the instructions for putting together a chair from Ikea, for example. However, just because...

How Long Does an Inverter Generator Last?

How long an inverter generator will last depends on several factors. Some of those include the original quality of the model you buy, how you use it, how and where it’s stored, and how...

What Will a 3000 Watt Inverter Generator Run?

If you’re shopping for an inverter generator, it's important to choose the right one for your energy needs. If you choose one that’s too small, you won’t be able to run all your devices,...

Do I Need an Inverter Generator for My House?

Do you need a backup power solution? Is your home power suite missing a reliable source of electricity for outdoor activities? If you answered yes to one or both of these questions, you could...

Does a Fan Use a Lot of Electricity? How Much Wattage Does It Use?

In the thick of the summer months, it can be hard to keep the house cool while also keeping the rising electricity costs at bay. If you constantly reach for the thermostat to cool...

What Is a Deep-Cycle Battery?

From smartphones to electric vehicles, much of the modern world runs on batteries. In South Africa, where load-shedding seems neverending, backup batteries can be a lifesaver. There are millions of types of rechargeable batteries depending on...

Open Frame vs. Closed Frame Inverter Generator

Inverter generators offer a more portable, energy-efficient method of meeting our energy needs. Choosing between an open-frame and closed-frame inverter generator is a difficult decision. Your choice can impact price, performance, maintenance, and user...