DIY Solar Power – Part 2

Learn to calculate how much electrical energy your solar panel must generate to run your home’s solar power system.

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This article is the second in a three-part series on off-grid survival using solar power systems. In the first installment, I talked about how solar power works and the types of solar panels available.

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In this article, I’ll share with you how to calculate the amount power from solar energy you’ll need to support your home or boat. For the third and final post, I’ll share how to mount and wire your new panels.

How Much Power Do Solar Cells Make?

Generally, we measure solar panels by wattage and that is how we buy them.

You can buy solar panels for boats as small as 10 watts to as


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