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Old 02-28-2005, 05:36 PM  
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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?

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Old 03-08-2005, 03:42 AM  
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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.

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Old 03-13-2005, 03:33 AM  
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I used to work for BP Solar. They are headed in the right direction with using solar energy.

Lots of info on their website:
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Old 01-03-2006, 03:20 AM  
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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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