Battery 101: Spot These Battery Differences

When it comes to batteries, you have more options than a pizza topping list (keep it classic: pepperoni). It can be daunting, confusing, and overwhelming to say the least. Cars, boats, lawnmowers, golf carts, motorcycles — not all equipment is equal. The next time you need a battery, use this break down to make sure you […]

What’s The Deal With Tesla’s Powerwall?

Solar power has been at the forefront of nearly every alternative power conversation for a long time now, and Tesla wasted no time getting in on the action. With more and more people installing solar panels on their homes and businesses Tesla saw a need and created the Powerwall. What Is Tesla’s Powerwall? The Powerwall is […]

New! Trojan Battery Releases Solar AGM Line

Demand in residential storage, solar home systems, and remote telecoms hasn’t gone unnoticed by battery manufacturers. As more people become interested in and aware of renewable energy, we’re in need of more engineered solutions. Trojan Battery has recognized this need, and  now offers the Solar AGM line of maintenance-free, true deep-cycle batteries. Here’s what you […]

Four Ways to Prepare For Power Failure

Electricity is a major factor or component in nearly everything we do on a daily basis. From the digital alarm that awakens us, to enabling us to do our jobs and even the light we use to read in bed at night, power has become vital to our way of life. So needless to say […]

Battery 101: How To Avoid Motive Power Downtime

Downtime, whatever the reason, is costly and stressful. From planned maintenance to unexpected failures, downtime happens, and sometimes at truly inconvenient times. Use these tips to make sure that the only downtime you experience is the time you plan for.   Assess The Fleet and Power Usage Before you can take steps to preventing downtime, […]

Battery 101:  Is It A Good Idea To Jump Start My Lawnmower Battery?

When your lawnmower battery dies, your first instinct may be to junk it and grab a new one. Unless the battery is too old to be recharged, a jump start might be worth a try. Don’t just grab the jumper cables and go, however – that could lead to disaster. First, follow a couple steps: Make […]

Everything You Need to Know About Marine/Boat Batteries

Marine batteries, commonly known as boat batteries, are just as important to think about maintaining as your car battery. Proper care makes sure when you’re taking the boat out for the first time in the spring or summer, you’re not left with an unexpected dead battery. Here’s what you need to know about the maintenance and care […]

Battery 101: Top 5 Reasons Batteries Fail Prematurely

It’s undeniable: batteries fail over time. Even though that’s true, you can help extend it’s life. Unfortunately, many batteries come to an early demise simply because they aren’t properly maintained. Before you toss out another battery before it’s time, read the top five reasons batteries fail prematurely, and learn how to prevent it from happening to you. Temperature […]

So, Which Types of Batteries Should Be Recycled?

You hear it all the time: recycle. The issue of recycling in today’s world is a big one, and isn’t unique to the battery industry. But even now, not all batteries are created equal and can’t be disposed of equally either. It’s important to understand what kinds of batteries you have and which should be […]

Battery 101: Top 3 Car Battery Safety Tips To Know

Taking care of your car battery is essential – and not overly complicated – when you know the basics. That being said, a car battery is a powerful source of energy that can be dangerous if not treated with care. The next time you pop the hood, make sure you use these top three safety tips to […]

Battery 101: How to Prolong the Life of Your Lithium Battery

Lithium based batteries are taking the lead in nickel-cadmium batteries, thanks to their stability and relatively low maintenance nature. Plus, self-discharge rate is lower than half the rate of a nickel battery, and there is little to no harm when the cells are exposed. Although the lithium based battery has many advantages, it still has its limits […]