Who We Serve 

Recreation,
DIY,
Rural Electrification,
Off-Grid Cabin

Phocos makes energy accessible for customers around the globe.

For 20 years, Phocos has been dedicated to making solar energy and solar components more reliable, more efficient, and more cost effective for everyone, everywhere. But we know solar can be a new language to many. Here is information to get you started, explore turnkey systems, customize your own solution, select the right products and more.

Assessing Your Energy Needs

I am interested in power for:

RV, marine and camping
Rural homes and remote cabins
Agricultural
Food trucks and vendor carts
Disaster and emergency preparedness
DIY projects

Getting Started (FAQs)

What is a photovoltaic (PV) panel and what does it do?

‘Photovoltaic’ is a technical term in the solar energy industry. A photovoltaic panel is simply known as a PV solar panel or more generally referred to as a solar panel.  The photovoltaic cells use sunlight to cause a chemical reaction which produces direct current (DC) electricity. This electricity generated by the sun can be used to power loads or charge a battery.

Why is a charge controller important?

The battery is an expensive investment, so maximizing battery life is critical to get your best return on investment, reduce downtime and increase system reliability. Although a small investment, charge controllers play a big role in overall system performance.

What is the benefit of using DC equipment – fridge, lighting category?

DC equipment and appliances are often very efficient.  When considering Off-Grid or Grid Edge applications, every watt produced and consumed is precious so efficiency matters.  Beyond consumption, if using DC equipment is possible, customers may avoid purchasing more components, resulting in a faster return on investment (ROI).

What if I need AC Power from my solar system?

If AC power is required the system should include a power conversion device, called an inverter, to convert DC power into AC power.

What is Off-Grid? What is On-Grid or ‘grid tied’? What is Edge-of-Grid or ‘grid edge’?

Traditionally, the energy industry defines power systems relative to their access to a centralized utility grid. An Off-Grid system has no access to the utility grid and functions independently, generating and storing all power on-site.  A Grid-Tied system is connected to the utility grid and interacts with it, as needed, utilizing a combination of power produced on-site and from the utility grid, with the option to use the utility grid for primary energy storage. A Grid Edge system is also connected to the utility grid but has intermittent and/or unreliable grid access. Therefore, an Edge of Grid system may include control mechanisms to balance onsite power creation and/or storage in conjunction with grid access.

Choosing a Phocos Plug-and-Play System

Phocos has prepared several turnkey solar kits for various customers around the world. From rural applications to recreational use, Phocos has simple, complete solutions to offer power reliably and efficiently.

Customizing an Energy Solution with Phocos

Over the last 20 years, Phocos has tackled a broad range of energy requirements. We know unique challenges require trusted, innovative components. That’s why our product lines have been designed and diversified to ensure the right solution exists for any application.

Selecting Phocos Equipment

From inverters to charge controllers to efficient DC equipment, Phocos has the perfect product for your specific power needs.

Get In Touch Not sure what you need? Talk to the experts!

Americas
USA

Phocos Americas, Inc.
Tucson, AZ USA
Phone +1 520 777-7906
Info.na@phocos.com
EMEA
Germany

Phocos AG
Ulm Germany
Phone +49 731 9380688-0
info@phocos.com
SAARC
India

Phocos India Solar Pvt Ltd.
Puducherry - India
Phone +91 413 2972328
info-india@phocos.com
APAC
China

Phocos China Ltd.
Qingdao China
Phone +86 532 83837020
info-china@phocos.com
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