Why winter kills more batteries -- and how to prevent it

Posted by Crown Battery on Nov 16, 2018 9:49:00 PM

  Cold weather kills batteries -- slashes lifespan and capacity. But you can protect yourself from “Winter Battery Blues” -- and get more life and performance from your batteries.

Behind the Scenes of Central Asia's Largest Off-Grid Power System

Posted by Crown Battery on Nov 14, 2018 1:30:00 PM

  In the mid-2000s, only 1 in 10 Afghans had electricity. And Central Afghanistan’s Bamyan province was left with a crippled infrastructure that couldn’t even power schools and hospitals. Now, there’s hope: the 1MW Bamyan Renewable Energy Project (BREP), Central Asia’s largest off-grid power system.

How are lead-acid batteries made? Go behind the scenes and find out

Posted by Crown Battery on Nov 12, 2018 10:33:00 AM

  How are long-lasting batteries made? Join Solar Builder for a full factory tour, from raw material processing to battery assembly and shipping.

DIY Maintenance for Off-Grid Living

Posted by Crown Battery on Nov 9, 2018 2:00:00 PM

  Maintenance requirements vary by battery technology and may include cleaning battery terminals, checking and adjusting fluid levels, checking cell voltage, and equalizing batteries. Your battery manufacturer will share their recommendations. And with a few simple steps, you can avoid costly battery failures and technician visits -- and make maintenance easy, simple, and fun.

Battery Watering Made Simple

Posted by Crown Battery on Nov 8, 2018 10:00:00 AM

  Flooded lead acid batteries are designed for long life and high performance – as long as users follow a simple watering plan.