Universal Power Group Launches Solar Products Line

Carrollton, Texas-based Universal Power Group, a developer and manufacturer of batteries and power accessories, said today that it has launched a line of solar powered products. According to the firm, it has launched its first solar product, the Ecotricity ECO1800 solar powered generator. The new product provides a solar panel, batteries, and an 1800W inverter with four 120V outlets, and is targeted at emergency power, home backup power, and remote power applications. According to Universal Power Group, the system charges fully in 12 hours. The company said the new product is expected to be available beginning next spring.