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Apr 12,2017 / News
Every new commercial building in France must meet a new building requirement; the roof must be at least partially covered in either solar panels or plants.

Whereas we commend France for striving to expand green rooftops, we prefer to see incentives, not mandates, when it comes to pushing renewable energy and sustainability.  That said, the environmental and energy saving benefits of green rooftops are significant and the backers of this movement …

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What is the difference between a Kilo-Watt and a Kilo-Watt-Hour?
Apr 3,2017 / Learn more about Solar Generators
What is the difference between a Kilo-Watt and a Kilo-Watt-Hour?

The short answer is that a kilo-Watt represents Power, while a Kilo-Watt-Hour represents Power transmitted over a period of time, otherwise known as Energy. Most of us think of these terms as synonymous, but they are not. A KW is a measured real-time rate of …

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battery bank, battery recharge
Apr 1,2017 / Learn more about Solar Generators
How long does it take to recharge?

To determine recharge time from the solar panels, just divide the utilized battery capacity (in kWh) by the daily solar harvest (in kWh/day).  For instance, the MS-225 has a battery capacity of 25kWh and solar array has a daily harvest of 9kWh/day.  Let’s assume you …

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off-grid solar power system
Mar 31,2017 / News
We are frequently asked, “What is the benefit of an Off-grid Solar Power System being Mobile?”

All off-grid solar power systems need an enclosure to protect the components, whether they are mobile or not.  A trailer just happens to provide the required features, at a competitive cost.  The ruggedized cargo trailers we use as a platform for our MS-Series provide the …

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Mobile Solar MS-150
Mar 31,2017 / News
Look for a Mobile Solar MS-150 solar generator at the Cal Poly Earth Day celebration!

One of Mobile Solar’s  MS-150 lithium solar generators will be powering this weekends a Earth Day celebration at the Design Village in Cal Poly’s Canyon! We are glad to apart of this great annual event. Learn more about the event here http://cfs.calpoly.edu/earth_day.html

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Feb 27,2017 / News
REMEMBERING LARRY HAGMAN AND HIS LOVE FOR SOLAR POWER

Larry Hagman was a motivated, inspired and proud leader in the Green Energy space.  And we were honored when he entrusted Mobile Solar to outfit his Air-stream motor-coach with solar energy. Here are words from Hagman himself, which can be found on his website: “Now, not …

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