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Best Lithium Iron-Phosphate Deep Cycle Off-Grid Batteries

While lead-acid makes for a great hobby when living off-grid; adding distilled water, venting for dangerous gasses, and the heavy lifting.  Well if you enjoy that type of stuff you don’t need to be switching to lithium.  Lithium batteries remove the hassle of having ...
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How to Size a Lithium Battery Bank

Batteries are a great addition to backup power when you don't have access to power from the grid. And if you ever lose power due to a storm or any other emergency situation, it is crucial that you have enough storage capacity in your ...
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Are Lithium-ion Batteries Good for Off-Grid Solar?

Lithium-ion batteries are a type of rechargeable battery in which lithium ions move from the negative electrode to the positive electrode during discharge and back when charging. As such, they belong to a class of electrochemical cells known as "metal oxide" batteries that use ...
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How Many Lithium Batteries to Power a House

Lithium batteries are safer, charge faster, and won’t occupy as much space as Lead-acid batteries. The biggest advantage is that you can almost use 100% capacity of a lithium-ion battery compared to 50% of a lead-acid battery. This means that a lithium battery of ...
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Is a 100-Watt Solar Panel Enough to Charge a 100 Ah Battery

The sun is a great source of clean energy. What's even better is that you can store this energy in batteries - making it available anytime, anywhere. Depending on the size of the system can be used for anything from lighting up your backyard ...
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How Long Will a 200Ah LiFePO4 Battery Last

Are you considering changing your old lead-acid batteries for something more modern? Or are you looking to add capacity to your battery bank without requiring extra space? If so, you may have heard about Lithium batteries and more specifically Lithium-ion batteries.   Lithium-ion batteries offer ...
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Is a 200 Ah Lithium Battery Enough for Off-Grid Home

Gone are the days of propane or gasoline-powered generators to supply homes with electrical power. They're noisy, polluting, and can't be depended on as was demonstrated by a recent hurricane in the east. They're also incredibly expensive costing from $1,500 to $20,000 each. Fortunately, ...
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How Many Watts Solar Panel to Charge a 12V 200 Ah Battery

A 200-ah battery is a sizable battery used in stationary applications such as backup power and UPS (uninterruptible power supply) systems. It has enough capacity to operate numerous appliances including Computers, TVs, and even refrigerators.  Adding Solar Panels adds an extra advantage for uninterrupted ...
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How Long Will a 200 Ah Battery Power a Refrigerator

A refrigerator is one of the most essential appliances in a home that needs to be running throughout. With refrigerators, you don’t have the option of leaving it off; unless you don’t have any food in it. A 200 Ah battery offers a  great ...
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