Solar Panels – How to Make a Homemade Solar Panel

May 22, 2011 by  
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www.EnergyBrainiac.com – How to Make a Homemade Solar Panel Solar panels, unlike before, are cheap and easy to install with great efficiency. With this advent, you can save big money as well as help save the environment. A DIY kit is available and has an easy to follow instruction with them. What you need is some simple tools and you’re done. Here is your guide to make a homemade solar panel 1. First, you must know the loads of your solar panel and the package that is affordable to you. One watt of solar panel module will coast you about and a 200 watts module is around 00. If you need more power, you can connect this to form a collector to produce your desired power needs. Electrical connections are made in series to achieve a desired output voltage and/or in parallel to provide a desired amount of current capability. 2. After selecting the solar panel modules, you need a charge controller which is an important system component that regulates the voltage generated by the solar panel. This will regulate your power and provide protection to the batteries from being over or under-charged. 3. Next, you need a solar inverter this will convert 12 volt DC (direct current) from solar panel to 125 volts AC (alternating current) which will feed your appliances. Some high end inverters combine an inverter, battery charger and dual transfer switch in one package. 4. Batteries are needed if there is no sun or there is a blackout in your area. Typically, lead acid batteries are

Solar And Wind Update In Southern Virginia More Power VIARLOCITY

May 16, 2011 by  
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I finally Got My system done for a while I am self Sustained In wind and solar Power with 8 Kyocera Solar Panels 135 watt 12 volt in series to make 24 Volt PLUS 2 UL-Solar /Solartech 125 Watt Panels !! also 6 27 Series AGM 90 Amp Hour Batteries 12 wired in series Parallel I have MorningStar TS-60 MPPT Charge Controller also a Missouri wind & Solar All In One wind Charge Controller And Bogart Trimetric 2025A Battery Monitor and OutBack GTFX 2524 Im In Heaven I now have A Total of 1.330 Kilowatts Of Solar / PV And 500 Watts Of wind Power Altogether That is 1.830 Kilowatts of Photovotiac Power / Solar & Wind