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What are Standard Test Conditions (STC)?

STC stands for “Standard Test Conditions” and are the industry standard for the conditions under which a solar panel are tested. By using a fixed set of conditions, all solar panels can be more accurately compared and rated against each other. There are three standard test conditions which are: 1. Temperature of the cell – […]

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Why does my solar panel not seem to work even though only one small part of it is covered up/in the shade?

A solar panel is actually just a casing that holds multiple small solar cells. These are the blue or dark-blue squares inside the solar panel that are actually absorbing the light and producing the energy. Each individual cell has its own voltage and amperage that are normally both very small. By combining these small cells […]

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What is a “dead” battery?

Because most of our solar kits for any application use rechargeable batteries that are charged externally using a solar panel, the question of what constitutes a “dead” battery often comes up. Batteries only store power, and over time their capacity to hold this energy naturally decreases. A battery is only branded as “dead” when it […]

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How long is the typical shelf life of an unused backup battery?

An unused solar backup battery can last well over a year if properly taken care of. Like any battery, one that is left depleted will eventually lose its ability to hold any charge at all. To combat this it is strongly recommended to use a trickle charger to slowly keep a battery charged part way […]

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Customize your sign light that fit you the best! Silicon Solar’s Genlight X Custom Solar Sign Lighting Kit!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | August 26, 2013

One of our most popular solar solutions is now customizable. Well-liked for it’s durability and widespread applicability for lighting billboards, road signs, trees, structures, walls, large area entrances, and pathways, the GenLight X Series now offers you custom sizing options to fit any lighting situation. The GenLight X is a commercial grade solar sign / […]

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