Have you ever wonder what an actual home solar power system will look like? Watch the video above and you’ll know what are the components of a residential solar power system.
The system is collecting the sun’s power using twelve units of 1 amp solar panels. Individual solar panel is producing 15 watts each with a total power of 180 watt per hour.
What type of electrical appliances can you use with this simple setup?
You can use it to run all types of lights, fans, television and stereos in your house. You can also use it to run your kitchen appliances such as microwave, coffee maker, blender, can opener, toaster etc.
You can basically use the solar system with almost any electrical devices that do not consume too much power.
How much does it cost to setup the complete solar system?
Your investment ranges from $1200 to $1300 depending on the solar components and the number of deep cycle battery need.
If you want to save some money, you can make the solar panel via a Do It Yourself (DIY) approach. What you’ll need is some hand tools, a design blueprint and a good instructional guide.
If you are looking for a DIY solar panel guide, check out the Green DIY Energy e-book. It comes together with 6 high definition (HD) instructional videos showing you step by step how to solder the Photovoltaic (PV) cells together and how to arrange the cells in the panel box.