Archive for April, 2012

Solar Path Finder: Tool for Installing Solar Panels

Solar Path Finder: Tool for Installing Solar Panels

Sun is a vast source of energy and this energy can be used in terms of heat and electrical energy. In order to sight a solar power system correctly, one needs to know the path of sun. In addition, the various angles of the sun for a particular location over the entire year should be taken into account. The sun pathfinder is an ingenious tool that helps us in correct sighting of the solar equipment.

Solar Power System For Cabin

Solar Power System For Cabin

Mostly, the far off places are devoid of electricity due to their non-accessibility to the national power grids. The houses and cabins at such locations can make use of the solar energy. The installation of a solar power system is expensive but it gives free electricity subsequently. Also the installation is very easy and one can install the solar system for cabin himself.

Components Of Solar System

Components Of Solar System

The solar energy is one of the cheap sources of energy but it is and expensive option to start with. The solar system for electricity generation is made up of numerous items and the user must understand them to make full use of these items. The components include battery, solar panels, inverter, control panels, fuses and wiring.

Conversion Of RV To Solar System

Conversion Of RV To Solar System

The RVs are a common ride for the adventurers. However the growing fuel prices have made their use quite expensive. A breakthrough in this regard has been achieved by powering the RV using solar panels. A large variety of the solar systems are available in the market and a person can select any system based on his utility. Essentially all systems comprise of solar panels connected to the batteries. However few of the systems have invertors for converting current into AC or DC

Google`s Solar Power Project

Google`s Solar Power Project

Google is the biggest search engine giant in the world and has also become a torch bearer in the field of solar energy. The company had initiated a plan to power its campus by using solar energy. The plan involved installation of over 9000 solar panels with a capacity to produce 1.6 MW of energy.

Types Of Batteries

Types Of Batteries

Batteries are the lifeline of many industrial and commercial processes. Many individuals have to rely upon batteries for their work. The batteries provide power in case of power failure or generate their own power by the help of inverters. The batteries can prove to be of immense significance to people in everyday life and their processing must be understood by all users.

Why Window Placement is Crucial for Cutting Your Energy Costs

Why Window Placement is Crucial for Cutting Your Energy Costs

Think about the window placements in your next house. Maybe the changes can even provide enough benefits for upgrading your old house? Read more about energy conservation and ways to harness solar energy at Pros and cons of solar energy/power.

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