Articles by Jim Bruce

Do Solar Panels Work In The Rain? Do Solar Panels Work In The Rain?
Do solar panels work in rainy weather? Solar panels do work in the rain but with much reduced output. Power output may be between 5% to 10% of the solar system rating in full sunshine. Output watts depends on the effective irradia...
Jim Bruce Jim Bruce November 22, 2022
How Many Solar Panels Do I Need For 1000 kWh Per Month? How Many Solar Panels Do I Need For 1000 kWh Per Month?
How much home solar to run 1000 kWh per month? How Many Solar Panels Do You Need For 1000 kWh Per Month? How Do I Calculate How Many Solar Panels I Need? Here are the steps you need to follow to calculate the size of your solar pa...
Jim Bruce Jim Bruce November 22, 2022
What Is On Grid And Off Grid Solar System? What Is On Grid And Off Grid Solar System?
What is meant by off-grid and on-grid solar systems? Differences between on-grid and off-grid solar systems Out of the three main systems for generating home electricity; solar, wind and hydro, solar is by far the most common and...
Jim Bruce Jim Bruce November 22, 2022
All About Solar Panels : Solar Panels Questions : Solar Panels FAQ All About Solar Panels : Solar Panels Questions : Solar Panels FAQ
Solar energy and how to use it How do solar panels work? Photovoltaics What is solar energy in simple words? Solar energy is the conversion of the sun’s energy into DC electricity that can be converted into the AC power used for d...
Jim Bruce Jim Bruce November 22, 2022
Can You Charge An ebike With A Solar Panel? Can You Charge An ebike With A Solar Panel?
Can you charge ebike batteries with a solar panel? Charging an ebike with solar seems a completely logical thing to do. After all, it represents totally free travel, without even plugging the bike battery charge into a house socke...
Jim Bruce Jim Bruce November 14, 2022
Is Solar Worth It In My State? Solar Panels Costs And Savings Is Solar Worth It In My State? Solar Panels Costs And Savings
Solar panel installations have taken off in the past few years, but is solar worth it in your State? This post will present you with enough information to give you a shrewd idea if it’s worth-while financially, how much you can e...
Jim Bruce Jim Bruce November 14, 2022
How Much Solar Would It Take to Power a House? Everything You Need to Know How Much Solar Would It Take to Power a House? Everything You Need to Know
A 250W solar panel can generate about 1.5 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of energy per day and the average American household uses about 28.9 kWh of energy per day. The average family in the United States consumes 10,715 kWh of energy each...
Jim Bruce Jim Bruce November 14, 2022
What Is A Solar Panel And How Does It Work? Solar Panel FAQ What Is A Solar Panel And How Does It Work? Solar Panel FAQ
What is a Solar Panel? Solar Panels are used to convert the sun’s rays into energy that is used to generate electricity. Each panel is constructed from solar cells that are fixed together on a semiconductor lattice. Solar cells ar...
Jim Bruce Jim Bruce November 14, 2022
How Do I Calculate How Many Solar Panels I Need? How Do I Calculate How Many Solar Panels I Need?
How do I work out how many solar panels I need? How to calculate how many solar panels you need Calculating how many solar panels you need is fairly easy if you have the relevant information. It all begins with the load you need s...
Jim Bruce Jim Bruce November 14, 2022
Do Solar Lights Need Direct Sunlight? Do Solar Lights Need Direct Sunlight?
Do solar garden lights need to be in direct sunlight? Solar lights need direct sunlight to work at maximum efficiency.  8 hours of full sunshine will allow solar garden light to operate for up to 15 hours. Reduced sunlight due to...
Jim Bruce Jim Bruce November 14, 2022
Solar Farm Income Per Acre - How Much Money Does 1 Acre of Solar Panels Make? Solar Farm Income Per Acre - How Much Money Does 1 Acre of Solar Panels Make?
How much power does 1 acre of solar produce? In Portugal where I live, huge solar farms are appearing throughout the countryside as many farmers are quickly seeing that there may make more revenue to be earned in selling solar pow...
Jim Bruce Jim Bruce November 14, 2022
Solar Battery Backup System For Home - Solar Backup Power Solar Battery Backup System For Home - Solar Backup Power
In recent years, many countries have been turning to alternative sources for electricity, such as solar and wind power. While these technologies are far more sustainable than fossil fuels , they are not without significant drawbac...
Jim Bruce Jim Bruce November 14, 2022