Eden Prairie Solar
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Eden Prairie, MN
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Solar Company in Eden Prairie
To build your own solar panel read this article.
There are a variety of positives when it comes to solar panels, especially since they harness the natural elements on earth to provide us with green energy. In addition to this, they are a renewable energy source (which means it’s a resource that’ll never run out) which is an added bonus. Maybe you’ve thought about getting solar panels, but you’re unsure if they’re worth it. If so, I recommend reading on to learn more about this fantastic source of energy.
Many people are worried about the cost of solar panels, which is why they haven’t yet made the switch from standard electricity providers to this form of clean energy. All you need is some basic tools, an imagination, and the internet to create your own less expensive version of solar panels to achieve the same effect. The simplest type of solar panel to create can be made using items you may already own such as a screwdriver, saw, drill and a wooden container. You may also need some silicone caulking and/or wood glue to assemble the wooden container and attach the solar cells. An extra 12 V car battery, and some proper wiring, is necessary to hook up to your solar panels to store the energy. Sealed lead acid batteries seem to be the most popular type because they are inexpensive, safe and robust. Some institutions provide these batteries for free which is something you should look into if you are going to need a lot of them. This electricity needs to be converted, so you will need to have a power inverter to convert the energy to be used around your house. You need to get one of the following power inverters which includes modified and true sine wave devices. However, the best one is the one that creates the exact same type of electricity that comes out of the wall socket and that is the true sine wave. It is a little more expensive than the modified sine wave, but it’s worth paying a little extra in the long run.
If you want to build your own solar panels, it is quite possible and easy to do at home, especially since you can find everything you need on eBay. The most important component of your solar panel will be the solar cell, so you need to make sure you are buying good quality units. The better the quality, the more power they can produce.
For every 100 watts of electricity you require, you’ll need about 80 solar cells. Based on how much energy you need, you can use this figure to estimate how many solar panels to build and how large they’ll have to be. Conventional installation of solar panels requires positioning them on top of your living quarters, and using that electricity for your appliances and other needs. The cost of heating your home will dramatically reduce, especially if you use your solar panels to power your heating system.
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