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5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Installing Wire Connectors

Connectors are commonly used to connect wires to electrical equipment and devices. While available in different styles, they typically feature a plastic outer shell and a conductive interior. The conductive interior features the metal contacts needed to facilitate the flow …

OneMonroe Launches New Partner Website

The parent company of MRO Hardware, OneMonroe, is happy to announce the opening of a new partner website. For the OEM/ODM and CM business markets, Above Board Electronics is a leading global supplier of MRO, Fastener and Assembly Hardware, Electromechanical, …

Do Solar Panels Use Batteries to Store Electricity?

Many homeowners assume that all solar panel installations use batteries. After all, solar panels are designed to generate electricity. They are made of a photovoltaic (PV) material that’s able to convert sunlight — specifically photons — into electricity. Rather than …

Nissan Electric Models Roll Out of Plant

Two groundbreaking crossover models are now being produced at Nissan Sunderland Plant in electrified versions. The original crossover, the Nissan Qashqai, is now available with Nissan’s distinctive e-POWER technology, marking a first for the brand in Europe. The Nissan Juke, …

6 Facts About EV Charging Stations

Electric vehicle (EV) charging stations are becoming more common. Regardless of where you live, there are probably some charging stations nearby. Also known as charge points, they offer charging connectors for EVs. If you drive an EV, you can stop …

The Rise of E-Scooters and What It Means for the Future of Transportation

E-scooters are on the rise. According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), the total number of docked e-scooter systems in the United States increased by nearly 200% from 2015 to 2019. You can now find them in nearly all …

Inductive Charging: How EVs May Soon Charge Themselves While Driving

Electric vehicles (EVs) offer several advantages over gas-powered vehicles. They are quieter, produce instant torque and don’t release harmful emissions into the environment. All EVs, however, require charging. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), most EVs can travel …

What Type of Connectors Do Solar Panels Use?

If you’re planning to install solar panels, you might be wondering what type of connectors they use. Solar panels must be wired. You’ll have to wire the solar panels to each other and to an inverter. By using the right …

Breaking Down the Parts of a Solar Panel: What You Should Know

They may look like they are made entirely of photovoltaic (PV) wafers, but solar panels feature many different parts. Manufacturers must carefully construct solar panels with these parts to ensure that they operate as intended. You can expect to find …