Sometimes referred to as a Stand-alone Power System (SPS), off-grid uses a number of components to generate and store electricity separate from a city grid. There are a few key components that you will need in order to successfully operate an SPS system listed in sections below.
There are quite a few reasons you might choose an off-grid solar system. Perhaps you live in an area with little to no electricity, or your local electricity is extremely expensive to connect to you. Perhaps you suffer from frequent blackouts or energy shortages.
Electricity can be expensive, and not all electricity grids are built the same. Sometimes it might make sense to focus on an SPS system in order to save money or create a more consistent and independent lifestyle for you and your family.
Off-grid systems often need to be larger than other types of PV systems in order to charge your batteries and sustain you completely. A PV system connected to the grid doesn’t necessarily need to handle your energy needs at all times, whereas a SPS system does – therefore it must be more robust.
In order to run an effective off-grid solar system, you will need:
Here is where we can help! Westside energy has expert off-grid installers on staff and ready to help. We can evaluate your power needs and recommend a type of off-grid power system that can be built according to your budget and needs.
We work with tier-one manufacturers to make sure that you will be satisfied with your system for years to come. All our products are time-tested and guaranteed to last. Westside energy prides itself in our services, and our ability to go above and beyond each and every time.
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