Batteries for solar lighting or solar power kits
It’s possible to make a DIY battery with a lemon, copper coin and galvanised nail. A lemon on its own won’t generate enough power to light up a simple LED (apparently 4-5 will)
To power your lights or TV you will need something a little more advanced. Modern batteries in solar kits are capable of delivering massive amounts of power and have a reasonably long life when looked after.
We hope the following fact sheets about batteries will help you choose the right ones for your solar kit.
Help choosing the right size of battery for your solar power or lighting kit