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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Muniasamy V - February 13, 2021

I’m using Exide make 850VA, 12V pure sine wave normal inverter with 150AH battery. Does this Exide make inverter supports the Loom solar converter ? Please suggest the suitable solar panel and converter model.

Hassan - January 18, 2021

What is the cost of converting 1.5 ton inverter into solar

BABAR Ali - December 4, 2020

Sir recently I have to bye inverter set and installed for home. Now I want to convert and use as solar system with solar panel.
How much cost I will invest and at what price of solar converter and panel. Can I get Subsaidy for solar system

Simon - November 7, 2020

Hello I am using Luminous sine wave 1100 inverter with 200 tall tubular battery, Please suggest me what is best fit for me and let me know total cost for it including panel.

Prakash - October 5, 2020

Is the CCU provided with reverse current flow feature stopping curent flow from Battery to solar pannel ?

DInesh bHatnagar - September 15, 2020

Our existing source of electricity is grid three phase ,diesel gen set 25 Kva,require
Solar energy back up
Single phase to run all our equipment including 2.5 kvainverter.
Please revert back on 9873903979

Vinaykumar - August 30, 2020

Hi Team,

I’m using 1.5KVA inverter with 200Ah tubular battery. Suggest me the suitable solar conversion kit

R Thennarasu - August 19, 2020

Can I use Exide InstaBrite 150 AH flat plate (Hybrid tech) battery in existing home UPS for solar charging. Will it effect battery life time drastically because of daily deep discharge.

How many Deep discharge cycles may it have.

Partha Nandy - May 25, 2020

Solar panel deya inverter charge kortay chai ,ki korbo 7908029130 call me

Vibhor - February 1, 2020

Hi, we provide solar panels at small monthly payment of 299/month to charge home inverter batteries. Please contact us at 9019049832.

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