The GridFree: Why do you call the GridFree the “Grid-free”? Is it off-grid or what?
Technically speaking there are only two possibilities of using the energy from the solar installation: A) The grid-tied installation works in harmony with the Grid, feeds the energy to the Grid
Solar panels on the barn-house
Question: I have a small barn (wood farm-house) with a large roof located about 800 m from my house. This barn is connected to the main house by the same 230V AC line. Can I put the solar panels on the roof of the barn and use the energy in the main hous
FAQ: Solar panels left in sunshine without any consumption
Question: What happens if the PV solar panels are not used for energy generation and they are left at full sun-shine for long times. Could the PV panels over heat and become damaged?
Answer: The PV panels do not have any risk of o
FAQ: Connecting solar panels 250Wp (260Wp) in parallel
In order to yield higher solar energy even during lower sunshine days, to make parallel connection.
Note: the regular solar cables and MC4 connectors are designed for currents up to 10 Amp. For higher
Connection of solar panels for the Tracer BN Series
The Tracer BN series solar controllers support the maximal input voltage up to 150V. This is the absolute limit. Generally we suggest .
The Tracer BN series support the 12V and 24V battery packs. T
History: GWL Starting with Green Steps (2008)
This is a copy of the post of the very first article at our Czech language blog about the green energy. As early as in 2008, we already started testing solar panels, charge regulators and batteries.
The solar eclipse in Europe - March 20th, 2015
The influence of the solar eclipse on the solar installations. The last partial solar eclipse in Europe was in 1999. At that time there were no solar installations. In 2015 the solar eclipse tested the grid response to the drop of the solar pr