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Third Generation Polymer Solar Cells

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Solar energy is one of the most useful and vital forms of energy. It can be easily produced by the harnessing of Sunlight in to potential electricity. Electricity can be then used in various commercial and domestic projects. Solar Energy is an alternative form of energy. It can be quite useful in making benefits for people of all age and regions. Sunlight is received by the Earth in almost all parts. It can be effectively converted through Solar Cells.

Third Generation Solar Cells

Third Generation Solar Cells

Solar Cells are the name given to the device that is responsible for the generation of Solar Energy. Solar Power Panels come equipped with the Solar Cells. These Solar Cells are capable of generating power when the light strikes their surface. However Solar Energy has various other uses as well. The introduction of modern techniques has also changed Solar Energy greatly. A new generation of Solar Cells has been introduced to the market.

Polymer Solar Cells

The latest and perhaps the final type of Solar Cells are the Polymer Solar Cells. These are the latest and most useful innovation to date. Read the full story

Steps To Make Solar Power Generator

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Are you interested in making a solar generator within a budget of 350 USD? Then you have to follow the following instructions. The cost of the solar generator entirely depends upon the material that you use while construction. The solar generator will generate up to 100 watt-hour of electrical energy if the solar panel of 20 watt receives solar energy for more than five hours per day.

Important components of generator

Important components of generator

In this particular design that you are going to learn, we are going to use a rechargeable battery that can store more than 400 watt of energy.  First you have to pick a reliable solar panel that is rated at 12 volts. You can easily get such solar panel for less than 175 USD. You are suggested to get a charge controller of 4 amperes, which is readily available for 25USD. Battery is the most important factor of this design. Therefore, you should get a 32 amp-hour battery that is available for 60 USD.

Power inverter and installment of components

You can attain power inverters for less than 30USD. Next you are recommended to grab a voltage meter that is going to be used to monitor the load on solar generator. A wooden box or a plastic cooler are suggested to be used for the enclosing purposes. You have to drill a spot on the cooler to fit in the parts that are being discussed before.

Precise connections

The next step includes the connection of the insulated wires with the battery from the meter. Keep in mind that you have to connect the positive terminal first. Read the full story