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The DIY World Installing Solar Panels On A Home In Australia

I was asked by a friend in Australia to install his solar panels, batteries and inverter. This was a good opportunity for me to practice my skills in solar power installation. He had a complete solar power set complete with four 80 watt solar panels, two huge batteries, a solar charge controller and a pure

Howto build your own solar cells (panels) @ home

Create your own solar panels and Solar arrays for a fraction of normal factory prices! This video shows (animated) the way to create your own solar cells (panels) en grid tied system. Join us for this solar project and other eco projects on my-eco-projects.com by NASA Goddard Photo and Video

$800 SOLAR POWER set up -SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME-

This video will show you what you need to set up a basic solar power system. Our solar power setup is very simple but serves our current needs to light the interior of the container (4 LED bulbs) and to charge our cell phones, flashlights, power tool batteries and other rechargeables. This is a simple

Simple Solar Kit for Tree House or Tiny Home? (Voltaic Panel)

Derek “Deek” Diedricksen, author of “Microshelters” (Check it out HERE: http://www.amazon.com/Microshelters-Creative-Cabins-Houses-Structures/dp/1612123538/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1444137360&sr=8-1&keywords=microshelters) talks to Tony Kauffman of www.VoltaicSystems.com at the NYC Maker Faire 2015 about his affordable, small, solar panels, lights, and batteries, that could work very well for tiny houses, off-grid cabins, tree houses, and even kid forts! Video Rating: / 5 by CoreyPud

Florida it’s Illegal to Power Your Home with Solar Panels—Thanks to Lobbying

Read the full story here – http://bit.ly/2wFdKo2 With roughly 1.5 million Floridians initially without electricity from the damage inflicted on Florida’s energy infrastructure, many in the Sunshine State are now questioning why it’s so difficult for people to utilize solar energy. The simple answer is that one of the major electrical suppliers in the state

EEVblog #724 – Home Solar Power System Analysis & Update

Dave looks at his 3kW home solar power system after being in operation for 18 months and analyses the results. Original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGENVguQQmo Timelapse install video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQAd7nposJQ How much energy was produced? How does net and gross metering work? What is the payback period? What is solar insolation? The 3kW system uses 12 x 250W

Passive Solar Simplified 6; Case study of a truly green home

Video Part 6 of 6: a passive solar home addition and remodel case study in Denver, Colorado Architect Thomas Doerr shows just what you need to know about passive solar home design to save over 80% of your home’s heating and cooling bills. You will learn what you need to do to take advantage of