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Advanced level, Cables, DC, Sizing -

Choosing the right wire sizes in your Solar PV system is essential for both performance and safety reasons. If the wires are undersized, there will be a significant voltage drop in the wires resulting in substantial power loss. Also, if the wires are undersized, there is a risk that the wires may heat up to the point in which a fire may result. 

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Beginner level, Sizing -

With the ongoing load shedding, the energy price increases, the dropping costs for solar components and the need to do something about climate change, more and more homeowners in South Africa are looking to go solar. Here are the key steps to take to install the best PV system for your home:                                                         ...

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Inverters, Medium level, Sizing -

     The ‘quick and dirty’ answer: As a very rough rule of thumb - same as your solar panel system; for a 6-kilowatt peak (kWp) system, you would need a 6-kW inverter.   Have a look at SunStore's Inverters: Click Here   A more precise answer: Solar inverters are one of the most important components of a solar panel system. They’re responsible for converting direct current (DC) electricity from your solar panels to alternating current (AC) electricity to power...

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Batteries, Beginner level, Inverters, Sizing, Solar panels -

This is a handy tool that will help you with estimating your energy consumption and with the sizing of your solar PV system. Download The Solar System Sizing Calculator (Version 20.2 Updated February 2020) SunStore will take no liability arising from or relating to your use of this tool. It is the user's responsibility to seek further consultation if they are not familiar with solar system sizing.   Read more: SunStore Solar System Sizing Calculator9 Easy Steps towards installing SolarSolar panels -...

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