Inverters are clever pieces of technology. Inverters take one type of electricity that is good for storing energy, like what you get from batteries or solar panels, and turns it into another type of energy that your devices can use easily, just like the power that comes from your power points at home. These types of devices include, microwaves, fridges, TV’s, air conditioners and lights all work when you plug them into the wall at home. That’s because these devices run on a specific kind of electricity called alternating current (AC). But things like batteries and solar panels produce a different kind of electricity called direct current (DC), which isn’t exactly what our devices need. Here’s where the inverter works its magic. It takes the DC electricity from sources like batteries or solar panels and transforms it into AC electricity that your devices love. It’s like a ‘translator’ between two different languages of electricity. So, you can charge your phone using sunlight, power your TV with a battery, and more. Inverters are champions for renewable energy, making sure the clean energy we get from the sun and wind can be used to light up our homes and keep our devices running smoothly.
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