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Old 10-15-2017, 06:38 PM   #1
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Battery bank size

Hey guys just ordered some solar panels. I got 6 160watt panels for a total of 960 watts. I don't know much about solar so anything will help. What I'm trying to figure out is what size batteries I should buy and how many for a system of this size. Thanks guys if you need Any other info to help with an answer let me know.
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Welcome Kdebo,

Typical solar sizing would involve calculating your power needs and then designing a system to support it.

If you want to start with a set solar array size and then build around that then I would look at: https://www.renogy.com/calculators/ and plug numbers in for load until you find a good match and go from there.

Kind of a backwards approach. Perhaps someone smarter than I am will chime in with a better idea???
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