Solar panel system is very essential in power generation. When sunlight is exposed to the panel surface, electrical power is produced. Majority of solar panels can produce power for around 20 years. They are typically designated based on the power produced for your vessel’s specific needs. Any energy you can get from the sun is free, consistent and will save you significant run time on your engine and generator. Perth Marine Electrical offers solar panels with the highest output. We have the most lightweight and intuitively designed marine solar panels available on the market.
With the advancement of marine applications in recent years, the options for solar power have increased, alongside the technology that provides high-energy output panels to top-up battery banks much faster and converts sunlight to usable power. Solar panels and wind generators are ideal for battery charging aboard vessels and have proven to be reliable power sources. With the continuous increase of on-board electronics, solar panels and wind power systems allow the use of autopilots, communications, refrigeration systems, pumps and lighting, without the need to run the engine or a generator. Therefore, this technology is providing more peaceful trips, lower fuel costs and less dependence on expensive serviced marina berths. Perth Marine Electrical’s fully qualified marine electrician can custom design solar panel kits, as well as an entire solar power system to meet your exact vessel requirements. We supply a range of wind generators, solar panels, solar controllers and deep cycle batteries all suited to the harsh marine environment.
Marine Deep Cycle and Lithium ion Batteries AGM batteries up to 260Ahr can be arranged to create 12/24V DC battery banks of up to 1200 Ahrs. Lithium ion is the latest technology in batteries which can be discharged down to 10% of rated capacity and can recover five times quicker than other deep cycle batteries. Marine Power Systems mostly depend on good quality batteries but not all batteries are the same. Some so-called leisure or marine batteries are nothing more than a slightly heavier duty starting battery. Most of these can complete up to about 200 to 300 full discharge cycles.