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renelucy xing

sperryville, sperryville, United States

Member since December 23, 2013


  • Solar energy is not a theoretical or impractical source of renewable energy, especially with today's existing green technologies. The time has come that it has actually become mainstream, cheap enough to be bought and installed by humble homeowners. But even with the price drop of solar energy systems many are still unable to afford ready-made systems. It is still a sizable investment to go solar today and generate your own electricity at home. But this should not be a source of frustration for you. Instead it should be a source of inspiration to design, build, and install strong and long lasting DIY solar panels. Many naysayers are saying making your own solar panels is highly technical and that you can never make it work on your own. They could never be more wrong. Here are some practical tips that can get you started for your very own DIY solar panels.

    Start with the very core of a solar energy system

    PV panels are the heart and soul of the solar energy set-up. These are the contact points of the sun's radiation facilitating the necessary reaction to turn heat energy to electrical energy. But solar panels can be costly. The good news is you can construct your own DIY solar panels by purchasing solar cells, the building block of a functional industrial solar system. Solar cells can easily be bought over the Internet. The price of these cells is dependent on its rated "class" (class A, B, and C - A having the best quality). If you want a long lasting homemade sys...

My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design