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GreenBuilder 02-28-2005 04:36 PM

Is solar power any good?
 
do they make inexpensive panels yet that can run like say all the lights in a house? Can you store enegery into a huge battery during the day to use at night?

StoneEtch 03-08-2005 02:42 AM

A friend of mine has panels on his RV that run most everything during the day, He has several write ups I have to find it though. I would imagine if he could run a large RV off panels some sort of inexpensive or at least helpful home system could be setup.

Not sure about storaged energy, makes sense though. I wonder if they make super Deep cycle batteries like Optima makes only one that could take it constantly and surive.

homebuiler 03-13-2005 02:33 AM

I used to work for BP Solar. They are headed in the right direction with using solar energy.

Lots of info on their website:

www.bpsolar.com

tamarep 01-03-2006 02:20 AM

helpful
 
yes its really good especially when your at a island where there is no source of electricity avail and its also environment friendly.


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