Wiley Grounding Lug with WEEB Washer

Common Practices for Grounding Solar PV Panels

What we know as the “Ilsco Lug” is perhaps the first grounding lug certified by UL and approved for use in solar electric systems. Therefore you can imagine that it is commonly specified in installation manuals for solar equipment particularly for PV panels. In 2013 Ilsco grounding lugs received UL certification under UL2703 standard. The Ilsco GBL-4DBT grounding lug meets …

Air 30 and Air 40 Primus WindPower Tubines

Comparing the Air 30 and Air 40 Primus Wind Turbines

We have created this blog to help you compare the Air 30 and Air 40 wind turbines made by Primus Windpower. Over all, they are quite similar. One main and obvious difference is the kWh produced, which is represented in the model numbers. The Primus Air30 produces about 30kWh per month, while the Primus Air40 generates about 40kWh. But beyond …

Dimensions of Solarland low voltage 12/24-Volt Solar Panels

Dimensions of Solarland Low Voltage 12/24-Volt Solar Panels

Solarland is a manufacturer of 12/24-Volt solar panels and off-grid system components. They have a sales office in Grayslake Illinois and a distribution center in Ontario California. They carry a wide range of low voltage solar panels to meet the needs of boat and RV owners as well as technology and communication companies. We have created the table below so …

March sunset over the Emery Cove Marina

Webo Solar has a NEW Office in Emeryville!

The staff at Webo Solar has been thoroughly enjoying their new location. The Emeryville office is located on the West end of Powell Street, on the second floor, right on the Emery Cove marina. We enjoy a view of the Bay Bridge, the Golden Gate Bridge, downtown Emeryville, San Francisco, a plethora of swaying sailboats and the vast water surrounding …

rennsteig_solar_crimp_tool

Crimping Tools for Left-handers

We have had some recent inquiries about whether Rennsteig Solar Crimping Tools accommodate for left-handed people. So we contacted the friendly staff at Rennsteig Tools, Inc. for their input on the matter. The Rennsteig tool line is very reliable and popular among PV installers so we figured they would be the most knowledgeable on the topic. They told us of …

Samlex PST 300W 12V Pure Sine Wave Inverter

Components of an Off-Grid Solar System

Parts of a simple 12 or 24 Volt Solar System A question that we frequently get is, “What do I need to put together a SIMPLE solar system?” This is a very good question but it is quite broad. When you talk about solar electric systems, also known as photovoltaic systems, you have two main types: off-grid or stand alone …

Enphase M250 Microinverter

When to Utilize Microinverters

Using microinverters with your solar system can be very valuable because of their monitoring capabilities as well as their functionality for a more flexible installation. The main difference from solar systems with a central inverter, where one inverter controls the production of all solar panels in the system, is that you will have one microinverter per solar panel. One downfall …