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SunWize Power & Battery has published these technical articles:

(Alternative Power Generation)
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Proper engineering (or sizing) is an important part of reliable power solutions. Once the load parameters are identified (see Part 1 of Power Reliability for 24/7 Operation), the solar designer then... (View Full Article)
(Alternative Power Generation)
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Understanding the load, DC or AC, is essential for solar system reliability. With the variety of applications on the market using solar as the primary power source for remote installations, solar... (View Full Article)
(Alternative Power Generation)
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When planning a photovoltaic (PV) system installation, designers must consider many aspects in addition to power requirements for a successful installation. For urban or suburban sites, space... (View Full Article)
(Power Generation and Storage)
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At a recent SunWize industrial training, a participant asked the fundamental question, "How do you know when solar is the right power solution?" This is a key question when considering solar... (View Full Article)
(Alternative Power Generation)
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What makes a battery suitable for solar electric systems? In order to answer that question, it helps to understand how the battery works in a system and what batteries are available.... (View Full Article)
(Power Generation and Storage)
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Available power supply is paramount for system networks such as microwave and cell repeaters, Wi-Fi and WiMax networks, and RTU/SCADA. Critical loads must remain operational during power outages and... (View Full Article)
(Power Generation and Storage)
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The talk lately about high fuel prices is focused on cars and planes, which makes sense since transportation is so important to our daily lives. However, in our world of remote-site industrial power... (View Full Article)
(Power Generation and Storage)
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Deployment of a remote site photovoltaic (PV) system is a challenging prospect. Deployment involves site preparation, transportation of materials and labor, and the installation and commissioning of... (View Full Article)
(Power Generation and Storage)
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The photovoltaic (PV) industry often brags about the durability of PV modules which are outdoor devices built to operate in rugged, remote environments. They are subjected to every imaginable weather... (View Full Article)
(Power Generation and Storage)
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A SunWize customer recently purchased six large, standalone photovoltaic (PV) systems for deployment in an extremely remote area of the American Southwest to power critical sensors as part of a data... (View Full Article)
(Power Generation and Storage)
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Steve Didier of Didier/Denver AV Systems Specialists in Lakewood, Colorado was facing a challenging job to put power in a very remote area. Steve stated, "The nearest utility connection would have... (View Full Article)
(Power Generation and Storage)
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Photovoltaics (PV) is a highly cost-effective power supply for small-to-modest loads (1 to 300 watts) in remote locations far removed from a source of commercial grid power. However, as the load... (View Full Article)
(Power Generation and Storage)
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What information do photovoltaic (PV) engineers use to size a system? Solar radiation is the energy the earth receives every day as photons of light travel through space from the sun to the earth. For... (View Full Article)
(Power Generation and Storage)
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A nominal 12-volt photovoltaic (PV) module actually operates at a peak voltage (rated output voltage) between 16.0 and 17.5 volts. A nominal voltage is assigned to modules to define their voltage... (View Full Article)
(Alternative Power Generation)
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A key step in defining the size of a solar electric or photovoltaic (PV) system is to first determine the power requirements of the equipment to be powered (the load). These two elements have a... (View Full Article)
(Batteries and Accessories)
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Customers often ask how long it takes for a solar array to recharge the battery bank in a solar electric system. The answer is, it doesn't matter. The battery bank is always being charged or... (View Full Article)
(Alternative Power Generation)
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A solar electric system has only a few basic components (solar module, regulator, battery bank, enclosure, and mounting structure). However, a typical bill of materials for a SunWize system contains... (View Full Article)