Renewable Energy Charge Controllers

Renewable Energy Charge Controllers

Let us assist you in protecting your renewable energy batteries by selecting the best Renewable Energy Charge Controllers to regulate the charge from your solar panel array or wind energy system to the renewable battery storage.

Please call us for a quote so that we can tailor Renewable Energy Charge Controllers choices to your exact needs!

PWM Solar Charge Controllers 0A - 10A

Morningstar SG4.5 - 4.5A Charge Controller SG4.5 4.5Amps

Morningstar SG4.5 - 4.5A / 12V Charge Controller

Low-cost, rugged and simple solar charging controller solution. The sealed unit requires no adjustment and works with a nominal 12 volt DC battery system. It can handle up to 4 1/2 amps of solar charging current (approximately 60 W, but check the exact rating of your solar panel). Unit also protects the battery at nighttime from reverse discharge of the solar panel load.

 

Key Features and Benefits

  • Series design (not shunt)
  • 100% solid state
  • True 0 to 100% PWM duty cycle
  • Setpoint accuracy to 60 mV
  • Temperature compensation
  • Rated for 25% overloads
  • No need to derate
  • Lightning protected with 1500 W transorbs
  • Self-consumption is 6 mA
  • Fully encapsulated in epoxy potting
  • ABS plastic, impact-resistant case
  • Outdoor rated, Hypalon connecting wires

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Morningstar SS-6L - 6A Charge Controller

Morningstar SS-6L - 6A / 12V Charge Controller w/LVD

This model is rated at 6 amps and is designed to operate on a normal 12 V DC battery system. It regulates the current from the solar panels (approximately 80 W) into your battery protecting it from overcharges. It is 100% solid state design, true PWM and can handle overloads up to 25%. It's fully encapsulated in epoxy potting, has Marine rated terminals and is an anodized case. You can select either sealed or flooded battery type. The controller also provides isolation from the solar panel(s) to the battery during non-sunlit hours protecting the battery from discharge.

 

Key Features and Benefits

  • Eight versions available
  • 100% solid state
  • Series design (not shunt)
  • Setpoint accuracy to 35 mV
  • Temperature compensation
  • Rated for 25% overloads
  • No need to derate
  • Fully encapsulated in epoxy potting
  • Marine rated terminals / anodized case
  • Temperature compensation
  • Sealed / Flooded battery select
  • Parallel for 40 amps or more
  • No need to derate
  • Green charging / Red LVD indicators

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Morningstar SS10 - 10A Charge Controller

Morningstar SS10 - 10A / 12V Charge Controller

This model is rated at 10 amps and is designed to operate on a normal 12 V DC battery system. It regulates the current from the solar panels (approximately 110 W) into your battery protecting it from overcharges. It is 100% solid state design, true PWM and can handle overloads up to 25%. It's fully encapsulated in epoxy potting, has Marine rated terminals and is an anodized case. You can select either sealed or flooded battery type. The controller also provides isolation from the solar panel(s) to the battery during non-sunlit hours protecting the battery from discharge.

 

Key Features and Benefits

  • Eight versions available
  • True 0 to 100% PWM duty cycle
  • 100% solid state
  • Series design (not shunt)
  • Setpoint accuracy to 35 mV
  • Temperature compensation
  • Rated for 25% overloads
  • No need to derate
  • Fully encapsulated in epoxy potting
  • Marine rated terminals / anodized case
  • Temperature compensation
  • Sealed / Flooded battery select
  • Parallel for 40 amps or more
  • No need to derate
  • Green charging / Red LVD indicators

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MPPT Solar Charge Controllers 0A - 10A

Genasun GV-BOOST - 8A Charge Controller

Genasun GV-BOOST - 8A MPPT Charge Controller

The industry's most efficient boost controllers. These controllers boost lower-voltage solar panel up to charge higher voltage lead-acid batteries up to 48V nominal

 

Key Features and Benefits

  • Tracking Efficiency: 99%
  • Electrical Efficiency (typical): 96-99%
  • Continuous Input Current: 8A
  • Panel Voltage (Voc): 0-63V
  • Min. Panel Voltage for Charging: 5V
  • Size: 5.5x2.5x1.2" (14x6.5x3.1 cm)
  • Weight: 6.5 oz. (185 g)
  • Connection: 4-pos. clamp-style terminal block for 10-30AWG wire

PWM Solar Charge Controllers 11A - 30A

Morningstar SS-20L - 20A Charge Controller

Morningstar SS-20L - 20A / 12V Charge Controller w/LVD

This model offers a set of terminals for a load up to 20 amps. Connect any load off the terminals and the controller will power it off of the energy from your battery and the solar panel. If sunlight becomes unavailable, it will monitor the battery voltage until it reaches its low voltage detect (LVD) level (11.5 V) at which point it will automatically disconnect the load. If sunshine reappears, and the battery reaches a charge level of at least 12.6 V, then the low voltage disconnect will reconnect the load to allow it to continue operation.

 

Key Features and Benefits

  • Eight versions available
  • True 0 to 100% PWM duty cycle
  • 100% solid state
  • Series design (not shunt)
  • Setpoint accuracy to 35 mV
  • Temperature compensation
  • Rated for 25% overloads
  • No need to derate
  • Fully encapsulated in epoxy potting
  • Marine rated terminals / anodized case
  • Temperature compensation
  • Sealed / Flooded battery select
  • Parallel for 40 amps or more
  • No need to derate
  • Green charging / Red LVD indicators

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MPPT Solar Charge Controllers 11A - 30A

Blue Sky 2512 - 25A Charge Controller

Blue Sky 2512 - 25A MPPT Charge Controller

Blue Sky Energy’s advanced Integrated Power Net™, or IPN Network, allows up to 8 IPN capable charge controllers to communicate with each other and operate as a single machine rather than separate charge controllers. The IPN network also allows networked controllers to share an optional battery temperature sensor and remote display. The IPN network does not require a display or other special hardware to operate.

 

Key Features and Benefits

  • 25 Amp 12 Volt Rating Supports A Wide Range Of Applications
  • Optional IPN-ProRemote Display Provides Charge Control & Full-Featured Battery Monitoring System
  • 3-Stage Charge Control with Filtered PWM Output Improves Battery Performance & Life While Minimizing Battery Maintenance
  • Clear Anodized Faceplate, Galvanized Mounting Box & Conformal Coated Electronics Resist Corrosion
  • Add an IPN Remote for basic charge controller status

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Blue Sky 3024iL - 30A Charge Controller

Blue Sky 3024iL - 30A MPPT Charge Controller

Solar Boost 3024iLs advanced fully automatic 3-stage charge control system will properly charge flooded lead-acid, AGM and GEL batteries resulting in improved battery performance with less maintenance. The dual 30/40 amp rating will deliver at up to 30 amps in 24 volt systems, or up to 40 amps in 12 volt systems. An automatic or manual equalize function is also provided to periodically condition flooded lead-acid batteries. To further enhance versatility, a user configurable auxiliary output and Blue Sky Energy's advanced IPN network interface are also included.

 

Key Features and Benefits

  • 40 amp 12V or 30 amp 24V rating supports a wide range of applications
  • Auxiliary output serves as 20 amp load controller or 2 amp battery charger
  • Load controller provides fully adjustable dusk to dawn lighting controlClear Anodized Faceplate, Galvanized Mounting Box & Conformal Coated Electronics Resist Corrosion
  • IPN network interface coordinates multiple controllers & shares optional battery temperature sensor & display
  • MPPT power converter can charge 12 volt batteries from 24 volt PV module
  • Battery temperature sensor input

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PWM Solar Charge Controllers 31A - 100A

TriStar 45 Diversion Controller 45A / 12-24-48V

TriStar 45 - 45A / 12-24-48V Diversion Controller

Morningstar's TriStar™ is a three-function controller that provides reliable solar battery charging, load control or diversion regulation. It is rated at 45 amps, both at 12-48 volts, and has an optional meter, remote meter and remote temperature sensor. (Unit pictured has optional meter installed and is not included with this unit).

 

Key Features and Benefits

  • Highest Reliability
  • More Power
  • Communications Capability
  • Fully Adjustable
  • Extensive Electronic Protections
  • Programmable Lighting Control
  • Simple Mechanical Interface
  • Better Battery Charging
  • More Information
  • Easy to Reset
  • Low Telecom Noise

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TriStar 60 Diversion Controller 60A / 12-24-48V

TriStar 60 Diversion Controller 60A / 12-24-48V

Morningstar's TriStar™ is a three-function controller that provides reliable solar battery charging, load control or diversion regulation. It is rated at 60 amps, both at 12-48 volts, and has an optional meter, remote meter and remote temperature sensor. (Unit pictured has optional meter installed and is not included with this unit).

 

Key Features and Benefits

  • Highest Reliability
  • More Power
  • Communications Capability
  • Fully Adjustable
  • Extensive Electronic Protections
  • Programmable Lighting Control
  • Simple Mechanical Interface
  • Better Battery Charging
  • More Information
  • Easy to Reset
  • Low Telecom Noise

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MPPT Solar Charge Controllers 31A - 100A

TriStar 45 - 45A MPPT Charge Controller

TriStar 45 - 45A MPPT Charge Controller

Morningstar’s TriStar TS-MPPT-45 and -60 MPPT solar controllers with TrakStar Technology are advanced maximum power point tracking (MPPT) battery chargers for photovoltaic (PV) systems up to 3kW. Both controllers can be used with arrays with a maximum open circuit voltage of 150 VDC and charge batteries between 8 and 72 VDC. A remote temperature sensor is included.

 

Key Features and Benefits

  • Maximizes Energy Harvest
  • Extremely High Reliability
  • Very High Efficiency
  • Extensive Networking and Communication Capabilities
  • Metering and Data Logging
  • Certified to IEC 62093

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Outback Flexmax 60 - 60A

TriStar 60 - 60A MPPT Charge Controller

Morningstar’s TriStar TS-MPPT-45 and -60 MPPT solar controllers with TrakStar Technology are advanced maximum power point tracking (MPPT) battery chargers for photovoltaic (PV) systems up to 3kW. Both controllers can be used with arrays with a maximum open circuit voltage of 150 VDC and charge batteries between 8 and 72 VDC. A remote temperature sensor is included.

 

Key Features and Benefits

  • Maximizes Energy Harvest
  • Extremely High Reliability
  • Very High Efficiency
  • Extensive Networking and Communication Capabilities
  • Metering and Data Logging
  • Certified to IEC 62093

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Outback Flexmax 60 - 60A

Outback Flexmax 60 - 60A MPPT Charge Controller

The FLEXmax family of charge controllers is the latest innovation in Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) charge controllers from OutBack Power Technologies. The innovative FLEXmax MPPT software algorithm is both continuous and active, increasing your photovoltaic array power yield up to 30% compared to non-MPPT controllers. Thanks to active cooling and intelligent thermal management cooling, both FLEXmax charge controllers can operate at their full maximum current rating, 60 Amps or 80 Amps respectively, in ambient temperatures as high as 104°F (40°C).

 

Key Features and Benefits

  • Nominal Battery Voltages: 12, 24, 36, 48, or 60 VDC (selectable using field programming at start-up)
  • Maximum Output Current: 60 Amps @ 104°F (40°C) with adjustable current limit
  • PV Open Circuit Voltage (VOC): 145 VDC start-up and operating maximum
  • Power Conversion Efficiency: 98.1% @ 60 Amps in a 48 VDC System - Typical
  • Charging Regulation: Five Stages: Bulk, Absorption, Float, Silent and Equalization
  • Voltage Regulation Set points: 13 to 80 VDC user adjustable with password protection
  • Equalization Charging: Programmable voltage setpoint and duration - automatic termination when completed

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Outback Flexmax 80 - 80A MPPT Charge Controller

Outback Flexmax 80 - 80A MPPT Charge Controller

The FLEXmax family of charge controllers is the latest innovation in Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) charge controllers from OutBack Power Technologies. The innovative FLEXmax MPPT software algorithm is both continuous and active, increasing your photovoltaic array power yield up to 30% compared to non-MPPT controllers. Thanks to active cooling and intelligent thermal management cooling, both FLEXmax charge controllers can operate at their full maximum current rating, 60 Amps or 80 Amps respectively, in ambient temperatures as high as 104°F (40°C).

 

Key Features and Benefits

  • Nominal Battery Voltages: 12, 24, 36, 48, or 60 VDC (selectable using field programming at start-up)
  • Maximum Output Current: 80 Amps @ 104°F (40°C) with adjustable current limit
  • PV Open Circuit Voltage (VOC): 150 VDC absolute maximum coldest conditions
  • Power Conversion Efficiency: 97.5% @ 80 Amps in a 48 VDC System - Typical
  • Charging Regulation: Five Stages: Bulk, Absorption, Float, Silent and Equalization
  • Voltage Regulation Set points: 13 to 80 VDC user adjustable with password protection
  • Equalization Charging: Programmable voltage setpoint and duration - automatic termination when completed

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Outback Flexmax Extreme - 80A MPPT Charge Controller

Outback FLEXmax Extreme - 80A MPPT Charge Controller

The FLEXmax Extreme charge controller uses continuous Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT). This function continuously seeks out the maximum power available from a PV array and harvests it. This power is used to recharge the batteries. Without MPPT, the system can only harvest power at the level of the battery voltage.

 

Key Features and Benefits

  • Maximum Continuous Output Current: 80 amps
  • Maximum Input Current (short-circuit): 64 Amps
  • Nominal Battery System Voltage: 12, 24, 36, 48 or 60 Vdc (adjustable)
  • PV Open Circuit Voltage: 145 Vdc temperature corrected Voc (operational maximum)
  • Charge Cycle: Three-stage
  • Minimum Battery Bank Size: 100 Ah

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