Random Solar Information
Power - The rate at which energy
is generated or consumed.
Watts - A measure of power per
Volts - Difference in electrical
potential across a wire when an electric current of one amp
dissipates one watt of power.
Amps - Ampere is a measure of the
amount of electric charge passing a point in an electric circuit per
Joule - Work necessary to produce
one watt of power for the duration of one second.
Resistance - The opposition of
current through a medium such as copper wire.
Inverter - Device that changes DC
power from solar or wind to AC for home use.
Batteries - Storage devices for
DC power. Home systems typically utilize power from lead acid
Power Controller - Device that
regulates input and output of generated or stored electricity.
Solar Cells - Individual
components of a solar panel.
Solar Panel -
Multiple cells connected together to increase energy output.
Solar Generator - Self contained
mobile power device that is recharged by sunlight.
- A spinning device, turned by the wind, that converts kinetic energy
to mechanical energy.
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