Battery-Less

In Solar Batteries by African Energy

I often wonder if we are successful because of what we do, or in spite of what we do.  So, it is in that spirit that I like to be …

The Magic Pencil Test

In Solar Batteries by African Energy

Batteries may look like simple boxes with two terminals, but they are actually complicated marvels of chemical, electrical and mechanical engineering.  And because you can’t see any of the processes happening …

Gel is in fashion

In Solar Batteries by African Energy

Just back from the Shanghai solar show (SNEC) which featured mostly Chinese manufacturers, mostly offering grid-tie product.  But I noticed quite a few battery manufacturers who were proud to tell …