Solar system protection
Now that summer is here. Thunderstorms will be the order of the day. To protect your solar system and gadgets its important to know how to protect them and your family. If your system was installed by professional installers they will have already advised you on how to ensure you are safe and more importantly they will have installed gadgets to limit or reduce damage arising from thunderstorms.
If your system is not properly wired, your nightmares are about to begin. Thankfully we have some advice for you to prevent damage to your system and appliances.
Make sure your solar panels are properly earthed or grounded. Your problems may start here if your system is not properly grounded.
Protect your inverter against spikes in voltage which are very common during thunderstorms especially for grid connected inverters.
3. Turn off sensitive gadgets
During an intense storm turn off your sensitive appliances and unplug them from the wall sockets. Overtime due to rising temperatures thunderstorms are becoming more violent and intense.
If you need us to check if your system was properly installed and is grounded we can come to your property. Book an appointment with us today and save your solar equipment from avoidable damage due to thunderstorms.
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