U.S. Department of Energy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Recommendations for Maximizing Battery Life in Photovoltaic Systems: A Review of Lessons Learned

Notes, observations and recommendations about the use of batteries in small stand-alone photovoltaic system drawn from over a decade of research at FSEC. The most critical findings were battery life and the importance of an adequate PV array-to-load ratio.

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April, 2001
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James P. Dunlop and Brian N. Farhi (Florida Solar Energy Center)
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