Oxon Hill Solar
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Oxon Hill, MD
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Solar Company in Oxon Hill
What to Consider When Installing Solar Panels
In the future solar energy will be the main source our consumable energy. It is an energy source that will last another 4 billion years according to experts and is completely clean, meaning that it has no negative impact on the environment. Homeowner’s will consider this energy source seriously once they realize the cost of energy is reduced to zero after the initial installation and setup costs are incurred making it a viable source of heat and energy needs for an average household.
One way to look at this is that solar cells are contained in things called solar panels. In some scientific way, electricity is created by the solar cells from sunlight. When sunlight hits the silicone material in solar cells, an electrical process occurs. Although the energy comes freely from the sun, less than 1 V of electricity per cell is generated which means a lot of panels are needed to replace your energy needs. 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.
In addition to you being able to save money you will also be helping the environment. A lot of the energy that’s produced these days is done through many processes that have a very bad impact on the environment. However, the production of energy with solar panels has no negative impacts on the environment at all. 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. But if we keep polluting how we are now, our grandchildren won’t be able to see trees outside, they’ll be in museums because we’re doing a good job of destroying our planet.
You will need a container to put the series of solar cells that will make up your solar panel into if you are taking the do it yourself route. Containers can be made out of a wide range of materials but the one that most people prefer is wood because it is easier to work with. For the back of the solar panel, plywood is a great choice although there are many other types of wood that are also acceptable. 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. Also, don’t forget to drill a hole in the box so you can pull the wires out. You can use solder to connect all of these cells together once you’ve mounted the solar cells. While you will need to have some DIY skills to be able to make your own solar panels, it isn’t as difficult as many people think. This is a task that only requires patience, materials and perseverance to succeed in making your own solar panel to save energy.
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