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        We realize allot of this stuff can become confusing. For instance, we carry inverters AND inverter /chargers. A common question that comes up is do I need a charge controller if I have an inverter /charger??

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Here, I will focus this and various subsequent posts on solar energy as this is the most common and least site-specific renewable resource, meaning it is the most widely available and most commonly understood concept of renewable energy to the beginner, and the most used globally. Lets discuss sunlight for a second. According to;  https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/features/EnergyBalance/page2.php ,"The surface of the Sun has a temperature of about 5,800 Kelvin (about 5,500 degrees Celsius, or about 10,000 degrees Fahrenheit). At that temperature, most of the energy the Sun radiates is visible and near-infrared light. At Earth’s average distance from the Sun (about 150 million kilometers),...

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