Building Your Own Solar Panel

The basic process of building your own solar panel involves- 1. Sizing up a plywood board. Next, the solar cells have to be aligned along the piece of plywood to the measurements and pattern laid out in the instruction manual. 2. Holes are then drilled in the ply and the copper wire is inserted through and attached to the cells. Another piece of ply is used to back the system and to prevent wires from sticking out. 3. One more ply piece is used to create a protruding frame around the panel, and then the glass sheet is inserted and attached securely in order to protect the delicate cells. 4. The finished system is painted and sealed, then installed and wired into your house's electricity system as per the instruction manual (I'm not going to tell you this in words- you need pictures to do it properly and safely) 5. Enjoy saving hundreds of dollars a year from that one solar panel which, when the cost of instructions are included, will have cost you less than $200. You wil

Building Your Own Solar Panel

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