SOLAR POWER BASICS

Solar electricity is produced by changing sunlight to power using the photovoltaic (PV) effect. The PV effect causes an electrical current to flow through a solar cell when exposed to sunlight. Solar cells power everything from calculators and remote highway signs to homes, commercial buildings, and large power plants. Solar cells power all satellites in space, making them responsible for the world’s communications products.

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A&T Power Systems–Grid-Connected with Battery Backup

Very similar to the grid-connected system, this system adds a “battery bank” to collect the power generated from the solar panels. Power stored in the batteries can be used during power outages. The battery bank collects power produced by the solar panels, sends it to the breaker box, and then into the house power system. The components of this type of system consist of:

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A&T Power Systems —Solar Pumping System.

A solar water pump has a mini power house at its heart and consists of a calibrated and matching solar array of modules – tuned with the equivalent power of pump for that particular application. The solar water pumping system is capable of running all types of electrical water pumps with applications varying from irrigation to household demands. Irrigation pumps such as submersible, surface or deep well can also be coupled with drip irrigation systems to enhance the returns from this configuration

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