 # Blog

## What is a Watt in reference to Solar Panels and Calculating what you need in your solar system?

Mar 11th 2020

When you are talking about electricity coming from solar panels the terminology for a watt and watt hours are thrown around frequently. A watt is explained below as a formula for energy transferred per second, while a watt hour is the accumulation of power over a period of time. If you have a 100W light bulb that runs for one hour it will consume 100Wh.What is a WATT?A watt is abbreviated as W and is “the work done at the rate of one joule p...

## What is the relationship between AMPS and WATTS?

Feb 22nd 2020

In the previous blog we went over what a watt was and how to calculate what you need in watts for your solar system. Amps have a similar part to play in the equation, but AMPs are the output that you measure a device needing. Unlike your lightbulb that will already tell you how many watts you need your devices like your cell phone and refrigerator have to be calculated. You have to take the equation from the last blog Watts = Volts (V) x Am...