Ann Arbor Solar
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Ann Arbor, MI
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Solar Company in Ann Arbor
Read this article to learn how to build your own solar panel.
Many people are switching to solar energy because it is less expensive to develop and its energy source comes from the sun. This energy supply is really limitless and will continue on for many lifetimes. Several companies are now offering incentives that slash the costs of solar panels allowing most people to benefit from this cheap energy source. But how exactly do solar panels work? By the end of this article, you will understand.
All you have to do is mount a solar panel on the roof of your home to enjoy the benefits of free energy, for powering electrical appliances, lighting your home and even heating water. This will allow you to save money on your electric and heating bills.
While there is a cost involved to actually install solar panels, this can be offset by rebates or tax breaks that are available in many places. As this technology becomes more sophisticated, and more people are taking advantage of it, the costs are steadily declining. Considering that you can also install solar panels yourself, you can save even more money and then be able to enjoy an energy source no one can control or take away from you as long as the sun is shining. You should consider having your solar cells available in order to create your homemade solar panel by putting them all together in the box or container of your choice to create your solar panel. Many people think it’s too hard to find solar cells but the reality is you can easily find them on Ebay. However, don’t make the mistake of buying cells simply because they are cheap. You still need a quality cell group that’s not damaged in order to maximize your energy output. For this reason it is imperative for you to avoid any solar cell that is of grade B or lower quality. You can expect about 100 solar cells to produce approximately 100 watts of power and the average solar panel has 36 of these. As you can probably imagine, you need many of these cells, fortunately they are not pricey with a cost of only $2.00 each.
Solder on your diode before you attach it to batteries. Using batteries will allow the solar cells to power the batteries and not the other way around. Having your batteries power your solar panels is a waste of energy. On the other hand, if you are using a charge controller then this step is not necessary. Your entire house, if you have enough solar panels, can actually be powered if positioned and used in the proper way. You can also heat your home using the electricity from the solar panels which can save you money every winter.
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