Where can I find tutorials for building solar panels?

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  1. Apr 20, 2011 #1

    kaytav

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    Ok so.. i am little bit interested in building solar panels on my own i was wondering where can i get those tutorials (video tutorials not books) and my 2nd question is, is it possible for someone to learn these things through this way?
    Thanks in advance.. :)
     
  2. Apr 27, 2011 #2

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    Would it be cheaper to build it yourself?
     
  4. Jul 15, 2011 #4

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    That's a really cool link. Now all I need is like 10000 of those solar cells. Seriously I love this type of DIY. I'm thinking of ordering up some of those microcrystal cells.
     
  5. Aug 9, 2011 #5

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    Very interesting, I will be watching for your updates on this DIY!
     
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    I would do a thorough search on YouTube. Otherwise I would try a site called VideoJug
     
  8. Mar 29, 2013 #8

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    I'd like to know if its really worth the effort of making the panels myself. I want to make sure its effective too. I might be able to save up but how much energy can it provide?
     
  9. Mar 29, 2013 #9

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    Solar is getting really cheap at this point - at least on a per watt basis. I'd look into pricing out a package system and skip doing it yourself (unless your a really really hands on type). Depends where you live obviously, but some states are rapidly approaching grid parity for renewables.
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  11. Oct 2, 2013 #11

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    Did you do any yourself, or keep us posted if you do.
     

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