Sproat Lake, Vancouver Island, BC


Off-Grid Solar with Lithium Battery Bank

Challenge: Needed to remove an outdated 800W wet lead acid battery-based solar system at an off-grid lakehouse and replace it with a new state of the art 5.2 KW system and Lithium powered battery bank. The Finished solar system powers the whole home, all indoor and outdoor lighting, septic pump, well pump, TVs and kitchen…
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Why Can’t I Use Car Batteries in a Solar Power System?

A simple way of explaining why you can’t use car batteries in a solar power system is that the plates are too thin. Car batteries have thin internal plates which are meant to release large quantities of energy extremely quickly and powerfully. They are great for starting a vehicle, but terrible when running a solar…
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