Using a Brushless Motor to Generate Electricity
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Using a Brushless Motor to Generate Electricity

Brushless Direct Current (DC) motors are quiet, light, and quite versatile. They are used in a plethora of devices and situations, from electric cars and wind turbines to hobbyist experiments.  A brushless motor can generate electricity. When generating power from kinetic sources, there are many factors to consider: the speeds, power, variation, and ranges of…

What Size Solar Panel Do I Need to Charge a 12-Volt Battery?

What Size Solar Panel Do I Need to Charge a 12-Volt Battery?

Today’s world comes with an increasing emphasis on renewable energy sources and a heightened risks of power outages. These realities give rise to an awareness of solar energy’s usefulness and the technical means to store this energy. But how much physics do you remember, or need to understand, to do this effectively? A “standard” solar…