Stand-Alone Small Solar Electric Systems

A stand-alone small solar electric or photovoltaic (PV) system operates "off-grid" it isn't connected to a electricity distribution grid operated by a utility.

A stand-alone PV system makes sense if any of the following apply:

       You live in a remote location where it's more cost effective than extending a power line to a grid

       You're considering a hybrid electric system one that uses both a PV system and a small wind electric system.

       You need minimal amounts of power; e.g., irrigation control equipment and remote sensors.

Anyone can take advantage of outdoor solar lighting a stand-alone PV application.