Building your solar system – Part 7

This is last step in building your solar panel. Note: For this step use a cheap paint brush to spread the glue. It will be ruined. About 1 1/2″ brush. Note: Parts – plywood 1/2″, same size of glass. Also large black trash bag. 1. Being very careful lift...

Building your solar system – Part 6

Before we get started we need to do a few things. Note: Parts – Solar encapsulant Need to order Solar Cell Encapsulant to protect your solar cells from weather. I’ve tried many but most didn’t work well, or ever dry, or so very expensive. Solar Cell Encapsulant, QSil 216, For...

Building your solar system – Part 5

We’ll now be  working on attaching the glass and some wire to the frame. Note: Parts – Clear glass, stainless steel bolts, tap and drill bit, wire cable.  With the frame complete and you check it to make sure its strong you need to call several glass companies who...

Building your Solar Panel- Part 4

I’m going to show you how to build a long lasting solar panel frame. Solar cells last up to 25 years so we want a sturdy frame to house yours cells for a lasting solar home power system. Note: Parts list – Aluminum angle, map gas, aluminum blazing rods, ...

Building your Solar system-Part 3

Hope that you are enjoying this experience. Once you have completed a panel you will be very excited and proud of yourself for a job well done. Your on your way to developing a home solar system. Let me give you a bit of solar photovoltaic information before we...

Building you solar panel part 2

Building your home solar system Part 2 cells I assuming that you already purchased your solar cells. Hope you are ready to begin making your diy home power system. Note: Parts list – glass pain, dikes.  Just a suggestion.  Stop by Home Depot or Lowes and get a piece...

Building your solar system. Part 1

 How to get started building your own solar panels. Note: Parts list – 3×6 solar cells, tabbing and bus wire, flux pen, soldering iron, volt meter. 1. Open Amazon and search solar cells. your looking for minor broken cells. they are the cheapest. This is because you have to see how fragile...

diy solar power system

Welcome to my site. I hope I can provide you with some helpful information. If you’re here on my site that means you’re looking for guidance to set up your diy home solar power system. Its not hard but it might seem overwhelming at first. Keep in mind there...

About Steve

Hope you are having a great day and I want to welcome you to my site. I’m Steve and have three grown daughters and live in Arizona which has lots of sun. I’m proud to have served in the military for everyone. I’ve always wondered how people lived in romote...