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Can one use battery modules for solar energy storage?

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  • Can one use battery modules for solar energy storage?

    I'm considering using these battery modules for energy storage:
    and I want to charge them using solar panels what kind of difficulties should I expect? or isn't there nothing to worry about?

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    expect problems.
    You will need a Charge controller, and an understanding of how to balance and charge the batteries without damaging them, There is a LONG thread in the LiIon battery forum about ways to charge and discharge LiIon batteries.
    I think I would wait before you buy anything, read a lot here first and ask questions, and know that batteries and solar power always costs more money replacing batteries than you save by harvesting power.
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