Power and peak power : what’s the difference?


If you read the specs or data sheets of a solar panel, you may have asked yourself: what is the difference between Watts (W) and Watts-peak (Wp)? Without too much technical jargon, here is a brief explanation. What is electrical power? Every electrical appliance we use today requires power. The power requirement is higher or […]


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Energy and power: what is the difference?


If the words “power” and “energy” are widely used in our vocabulary, the clear distinction between these very different two notions is often unclear in the general public’s mind. In order to clarify the difference between power and energy — or put in other words the difference between Watts (W) and Watt-hours (Wh) — I […]


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