Power Inverters

An off-grid solar system must have all the necessary equipment to generate, supply and store solar energy onsite. Off-grid solar systems are also referred to as standalone solar power systems, as they operate without a connection to any external power source. Off-grid solar systems are made up of 12 volt solar panels (or modules) that can be used individually or combined into a single array. The solar panels use a solar charge controller to send power to charge solar batteries and a solar inverter to convert direct current (DC), which the solar panel generates, to useable alternating current (AC). Off-grid solar systems are ideal for remote rural areas and applications where power sources are either impractical or unavailable.

Inverters convert DC power stored in the solar battery bank to AC power that can be used as needed. Selecting a proper inverter for an off-grid solar system is based on the maximum load that will be powered, the maximum surge required, the output voltage required and the input battery voltage. The size of an inverter is measured by its maximum continuous output in watts. This rating needs to be larger than the total wattage of all of the AC loads that will be run at one time. The inverter’s input voltage range must match the voltage range of the battery bank. The voltage of the battery bank reaches its lowest value when the batteries are discharged and its highest value when they are fully charged. Off-grid inverters are generally available in DC input voltages of 12V, 24V and 48V to match the corresponding battery output voltages.

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Morningstar 300 Watt SureSine inverter 60HZ (US)
Morningstar 300 Watt SureSine inverter 60HZ (US)