15 Reviews.Roof Repair
Phone: (844) 292-8390
open 24 hours – 7 days a week
Solar Company in Lexington
Building your own solar panel can be easy.
Because of the state of the global economy, many people are turning to solar energy. Some people may be thinking that the cost of installing solar panels will be too high, but the expense will be quickly offset by savings made on the electricity bill. The good news is that you can actually build your own solar panels for half the price. While this article can’t possibly provide a comprehensive guide to building your own solar panel, we will look at some of the most important aspects.
The solar energy panels are quite expensive initially, making this a major consideration for many, who may be skeptical of the savings over time. 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. It may surprise you to find that many of the products you already have in your home can be used to create a simple solar panel design, for instance, you probably own a saw, drill, screwdriver and a wooden container of some sort. Don’t overlook the likelihood of needing wood glue or other adhesives such as silicone caulk available to aide in box assembly and solar panel attachment. 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. Ebay is a good place to look for inexpensive cells against popular belief that they might be difficult to locate. However, don’t make the mistake of buying cells simply because they are cheap. A good quality cell is necessary, you don’t want to make the mistake of getting a damaged cell group if you intend to have a higher energy production. If the solar cells you find on Ebay are rated at or below grade “B” avoid them. One solar panel is made up of an average of 36 solar cells, each solar cell can produce 100 watts of power. As you can probably imagine, you need many of these cells, fortunately they are not pricey with a cost of only $2.00 each.
In terms of connections, if you are going to be connecting your solar panel to batteries, you might want to solder on a diode first. This way, power will only be able to flow from the solar cells to the batteries and not the other way around. Lastly make sure that you are not wasting power. This step can be replaced by an alternative action consisting of the use of a control charger
Without a doubt, solar panels are definitely the future for producing energy in the home, not just because they’re cost-effective but they’re also good for the environment. So the sooner you install them, the more money you’ll save.
Solar Company in Nicholasville KY
Solar Company in North Middletown KY
Solar Company in Stamping Ground KY
Solar Company in Bighill KY
Solar Company in Burgin KY
Solar Company in Salvisa KY
Cash & Check Our Lexington Our Solar Installation Experts accept all forms of cash and check payments.
Other payment options may be available. Please call for more info.