The goal of this article is to show how to set up a small solar power generator. If you hook up solar panels directly to some batteries, the batteries will charge.
Grid, solar, wind, generator will all connect to the same distribution panel(s). Larahna, you mentioned being able to hook up a generator and I'm assuming.
Generator Install with Solar Hello all, Curious, has anyone installed a residential whole house generator with solar system already installed. Stupid-Easy Solar for Going Off Grid, RVs and Boondocking Wiring would cost about twenty bucks and take thirty seconds. It's good to start small and then you make small mistakes. You also have to ensure that your generator and charge controller are big enough to efficiently charge your batteries. This is to account for the fact that solar panels only generate their rated output when pointed directly at the sun, solar generator or hookup, and if your solar panels are fixed, they won't be facing directly at the sun most of the time. Matthew: You seem to be asking an entirely different question from Ed's. I love your mention of Trimetric meter to accurately monitor battery usage. Originally Posted by iblittljn.