Solar Home Lighting System
Solar home lighting system is a fixed installation designed for lighting and operating TV, Radio and Fan designed for operating 2-4 lights, 20 w DC fan and TV set for about 2-4 hrs daily.
Solar PV module (Solar Cells), Compact Florescent Lamps (CFL 9-11W), Battery (1X12V), other components like control electronics. Module mounting hardware, Battery box, inter connecting wires, Charge controller
1) Home lighting System are powered by solar energy using solar cells that convert solar energy (sunlight) directly to electricity.
2)The electricity is stored in batteries and used for the purpose of lighting whenever required..
3)The Solar Home Lighting system is a fixed installation designed for domestic application.
4) The solar module is installed in the open on roof/terrace – exposed to sunlight and the charge controller and battery are kept inside a protected place in the house. The solar module requires periodic dusting for effective performance.
These systems are useful in non-electrified rural areas and as reliable emergency lighting system for important domestic, commercial and industrial applications. The SPV systems have found important application in the dairy industry for lighting milk collection/ chilling centres mostly located in rural areas.