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Read this article to learn how to build your own solar panel.
The sun is by far the most powerful source of energy for our planet; did you know that in only an hour the earth can receive enough energy from the sun to meet our power needs for a whole year? When you know how to make use of solar energy, it has many practical applications in your home for daily life. With easy to install solar panels, it’s possible to get heat and electricity you can use for all of your power requirements.
The solar panel itself is essentially a container that holds solar cells. In some scientific way, electricity is created by the solar cells from sunlight. The process itself involves photons hitting electrons in the silicone material on the solar cells, which become electricity. It takes a great number of solar cells to create a solar panel that can generate enough electricity that is meaningful. The benefits of having no electric bill are great, which is why many people make their own solar panels at home on their own. Whether you ask a family member for help, or if you are good at soldering wires, this is something you should really try to do.
Installing solar panels will not only benefit you in terms of savings, but it will also help the environment. Most of the processes that occur when producing electricity have quite a large negative impact on the environment due to waste and pollution. But when it comes to solar power there are no by-products or pollutants that will harm the environment. Some fuels, like oil, will eventually run out, however because solar power uses sunlight to create electricity it will never run out. The good effects it has on the environment aren’t always noticeable immediately, but the more people who use energy sources that are clean the healthier the environment will be. The effects in the long-term will be incredible and your children and grandchildren will feel the effects. Otherwise, if we continue at the rate we are going today, it is likely our grandchildren will only be able to see trees in museums because we seem to be doing a great job of killing our planet.
With the DIY method of solar panel creation your will need to create a box for the solar cells to rest in groups within when the desired outcome is a solar panel. Because it is easer to work with than many of the other options for container creation, wood is the most obvious and widely used material. You can use whatever wood type suits your fancy but we can recommend the usage of plywood. Cover the container with plexiglass, you may also want to put a bit of wood inside the box to hold the cells in place. This way sunlight can reach the cells but they will be protected from the elements. You’ll want to remember to drill a whole for the wires to be pulled through as well. Use solder to connect the individual cells to one another after mounting is complete.
Solar panels are going to be the future of electricity production in the home because they’re not just cost-effective, they are also helpful to the environment. So by installing them sooner rather than later you can save more money on your electricity bills.
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