West Alexandria Solar
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West Alexandria, OH
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Solar Company in West Alexandria
How Solar Panels Operate To Help You
No energy source created by humans can compare to the sun, which all life on this planet depends on for survival. Solar energy is one of the most practical and economical forms of energy when we know how to take advantage of it. By installing solar panels in your home, you can have a very practical and inexpensive form of energy that has many uses.
It is not that difficult to build your own solar panels. Do It Yourself skills are important if you are looking to build your own solar panel. You can find solar cells online, and you will need wood to build a container and plexiglass for the cover. You’ll also need some caulk to attach the solar cells to the wooden container. Pre-tabbed solar cells will make the wiring easier. Otherwise you will have to solder on tabs before you glue them in place. You need to be able to hook up your solar panel, once it is finished, to a 12 V battery to store the energy. Probably the safest route to go is to use a lead acid battery which can easily store the charge. Many places will offer great deals on these types of batteries along with coupons at your local store. Storing electricity is only part of the process; you must convert this electricity into AC to be used at home or in your garage. If you already have a modified sine wave or true sine wave power inverter, you can use this energy. 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. Only a true sine wave inverter, not a modified sine wave device, will convert the energy properly, but at a higher price.
Everything required to build solar panels can be found on the internet or at a home improvement store, so you may want to think about doing it yourself. The solar cells you buy are the central element of your solar panels, so this is the first thing to consider. You’ll get more power from superior solar cells of course.
It takes about 80 solar cells to generate 100 watts of electricity, so you have to consider this ratio when figuring out your needs. Depending on how large your home is and how much solar power you want to generate, you can calculate the size of your solar panels and how many you should build.
There has never been a more ideal time to use solar energy, as heating and other utility costs soar and the state of the economy remains uncertain. Solar power can free you from depending on external conditions for your power needs, so that no matter what happens you’ll have a cost free way to get energy.
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