How to Make Your Normal Inverter into Solar Inverter with Lowest Investment Possible

Many of us who is using normal inverter and battery for a long time but due to high prices of electricity bill, or frequent power outages if you want to upgrade yourself towards for solar energy, to save more electricity bills, getting power 24x7 or make the environment clean from pollution. This is the best time to go for Solar as Price of solar panels has reduced drastically in last few years, therefore, it has become affordable for ordinary people with low income.

Why We Should Buy Solar Charge Controller?

There are two reasons behind to buy solar charge controllers, such as

  1. If you have already normal inverter, then solar charge controller converts normal inverter into solar inverter.
  2. If you are living which location where an electricity is not available, or you are facing to charge mobile phones, or if you want to run a DC bulbs or ceiling fans.

So, if you are a regular user and you know how to use of inverter and battery, then it is easier for you to connect normal inverter to solar inverter. As you need two more components to run solar.

  1. Solar Charge Controller
  2. Solar Panel

connection of normal inverter with solar charge controller and solar panel shown

In above diagram, connection of normal inverter with solar charge controller and solar panel shown

If you want more information how to connect ordinary inverter with solar then you can also refer our below given video, it will tell you step by step process for the same.

What are the Components required to run upgraded solar inverter?

  1. Solar Panels: It absorbs ray of sunlight from sun and converts it into electricity using semiconductor.
  2. Solar Charge Controller: It is the most important components of solar system, so let's discuss about why should we buy solar charge controller. 

 

Benefits of Solar Charge Controllers:

  1. It controls charging current and supply required to battery to avoid overcharging.
  2. It helps to increase life of battery
  3. It also to stop reverse current coming to solar panels from grid.
  4. It is used for safety of solar panel and battery

 

Types of Solar Charge Controllers:

  1. PWM Charge Controller (Pulse width Modulating)
  2. MPPT Charge Controller (Maximum Power Point Tracking)

 

PWM vs. MPPT Solar Charge Controller:

You can understand in very simple, what are the main difference between PWM Vs. MPPT solar charge controller, such as:

 

 PWM Solar Charge Controller MPPT Solar Charge Controller
It is lower price It is an affordable price
It is available upto 60amps maximum It is available upto 120amps
Available in wider variety size Limited edition available
It is suitable for small size solar systems It is suitable for large size solar systems
It is built on time tested technology It increases efficiency upto 30%
Physical Size Small Physical Size Large

 

Normal Inverter:

solar inverters at loomsolar

It is used mainly to convert DC current to AC current. Besides, It has many indicators on display that tells about low battery indication, main charging, solar charging, eco mode etc. It also has feature to fast charging of battery. It also shows load is running on battery, mains or from solar panels.

Types of Normal Inverters

  1. Off grid solar inverters
  2. On grid solar inverters or Grid tie solar inverters
  3. Battery Back-up solar inverters
  4. Micro-inverter solar inverters

Normal Battery

It stores DC power backup and it is primarily used when electricity is not available. It comes in many variant like 12volt, 24volt, 36volt and 48volt etc. But popular is 12volt battery system. Battery backup starts from 7ah to 220ah for residential. But popular battery is 150ah. It comes in two variant SMF (Sealed maintained free) battery and Liquid Battery. Liquid battery is more popular as tubular battery over flat battery. Tubular Battery gives more power backup and also it discharge slowly once it is not in use than flat plate battery.

Types of Battery

types of solar battery

Top 10 Solar Charge Controllers For Solar System With Price List in India

Find out the top 10 solar charge controllers, what it does, how it works, and how to select the correct size for an off grid solar power system. It is basically a voltage and/or current regulator to keep batteries from overcharging. It regulates the voltage and current coming from the solar panels going to the battery. Most 12 volt panels put out about 16 to 18 volts, so if there is no regulation the batteries will be damaged overcharging.

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Comments

Aravind - November 22, 2019

Hi i am a sukam inbuilt battery ups which i am using for house purpose, its about 650. Planning for solar panel & converters for it. help us to get the details

Joseph - September 17, 2019

Hi All,

Don’t buy from this site, they are fake.

Service is pathetic, there is no support. I bough a luminous 12V 6A solar charge controller and it is dead on arrival and these guys are not attending my calls or giving me new piece.

Joseph - September 17, 2019

Hi All,

Don’t buy from this site, they are fake.

Service is pathetic, there is no support. I bough a luminous 12V 6A solar charge controller and it is dead on arrival and these guys are not attending my calls or giving me new piece.

Krishna das NP - August 31, 2019

I wish to support my existing home inverter with solar panel for charging and supply on day time . I have 150 ah battery & 800 watt home inverter. Here I like to get this system in low cost model. Please give me advice. 9400530472

Ujjwal Chatterjee - June 19, 2019

I like to installed a alternative source of electricity by solar . I have 150 ah home inverter and battery. Here I like to get this system in low cost model. Please give me a quotation.

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Shikhar - May 14, 2019

I have a 1kw UPS installed at my home. I want to connect it to solar panels for use. Pl suggest.

Arabinda Mishra - May 10, 2019

Dear sir /madam I have 150ah battery in my home please tell me how many solar panels required for recharge the battery.

Sandeep kumar - April 4, 2019

if i use a solar charge controller in my normal inverter with battry parallely , my solar panal capacity is more. in this condition charge controller wiil provide current supply to my inverter if battry will fully charged.

Sunil Dsouza - March 17, 2019

Dear sir /madam I have hi-power 220ah battery please tell me how many solar panels

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