Solar Electric Fences Council Bluffs IA

Local resource for solar energy fences in Council Bluffs, IA. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to mechanical device, power energizer, grounding rod, and solar electric fence chargers as well as advice and content on high electrical energy and solar energy.

Solar Planet
(563) 557-5888
2901 Hillcrest Rd
Dubuque, IA
Services
Photovoltaic (Solar Electric) & Wind Installation

Wood Roofing Company
(515) 244-2711
5225 NE 17th Street
Des Moines, IA
Services
Solar Photovoltaic

GWA International LLC
(515) 270-1377
6713 River Bend Dr
Johnston, IA
 
Alternate Energy Systems
(563) 875-8772
611 Second St. SE
Dyersville, IA
Services
NABCEP Solar certified Design, sales, licensing classes

Green Transitions
(319) 721-3583
1709 Hollywood Blvd
Cedar Rapids, IA
 

Solar Electric Fences

Solar energy for electric fencing is a practical solution to keeping livestock in and pests and predators out. Typically, a solar fence will have a 500 volt charge, enough to give a light, though harmless shock.

The situation of an electric fence-the remoteness and the need for a simple electrical system to power it - makes it an ideal opportunity to use solar (or wind) energy. These types of systems are in use as far north as northern Alberta.

As with other uses of solar PV in remote locations, a solar electric fence will require little (if any) maintenance. Typically, systems are equipped with battery backup, with enough supply to go two weeks without sunlight.

When positioning your solar panel, be sure that it is getting adequate sunlight. Be sure that:

  • It is facing the sun directly and at the proper angle: position the panel at noon. If you have time, check on it once a month and adjust the angle with the sun's seasonal angle.
  • It is unshaded.
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