Can You Charge a Car Battery using a Solar Panel

Battery chargers enhance the performance of batteries and can extend the life of the battery. Car batteries will discharge even when not in use as devices like alarms and clocks will continue to discharge the battery. Car batteries can also be used to store power to a certain extent. The standard car battery is rated … Read more

Solar Battery Tender Review

Deltran Battery tender has been in business for almost 50 years and has provided iconic and well-known battery chargers.  For a company that pegged itself on innovation, the solar battery tender remained unchanged over a long period of time.  First of all it only came with mounting screws and you obviously can’t screw on your … Read more

Best Solar Charger Kit for Boat Deep Cycle Battery

man on a small boat

A reliable battery is one of the most important parts of your boat. You want to find your battery ready to go when taking your boat out for a ride.  But you don’t want to haul out your heavy boat battery to your house or cabin each time you want to charge it.  A solar … Read more

Best Batteries for Off Grid Solar Power Storage at Home

One of the main reasons people set up a solar backup system in their homes is for use in case of an emergency. In many emergencies, the electricity from the power grid is no longer accessible. A backup will ensure you remain relatively comfortable while being able to run basic loads in your home.  Electricity … Read more

What is the Difference between Deep Cycle and Starter batteries?

While both deep cycle batteries and starter batteries are lead-acid batteries their uses totally differ and are different in how they are made. Lithium-ion deep cycle batteries are more common nowadays. But in this article, we are comparing lead-acid types. A deep cycle battery can be used continuously for hours and recharged over a fairly … Read more

What Types of Rechargeable batteries for Solar Panels

Solar Energy systems generate power during the day as the sun shines on the solar panels and depending on the system it will power your devices and have enough to store for later. Solar power can be used to recharge many types of batteries from consumer-level AA batteries all the way up to 48V batteries. … Read more

What is the Best Marine Battery for Solar

Sunlight is only available for a couple of hours each day for meaningful use with solar panels.  You’ll need to store the excess energy for later use at night or when there is no sunlight or pull constant power and even in bad weather conditions.  So you need a battery that will provide long periods … Read more