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Archive for the 'Equipment' Category

This category contains product recommendations and other equipment you'll need to get your hands dirty with your own do it yourself projects.

Solar Panel Reviews

Monday, March 7th, 2011

A lot of people shop on Amazon.com to find solar panels for the home, RV, or boat. It’s a logical place for consumers to look for solutions. On this page you will find solar panel reviews of several different solar panels in the 200 watt, 100 watt, and 50 watt categories which are sold on Amazon.com

Grid-Tied Inverters

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Grid tied inverters are an element of alternative energy technology which is getting a lot of attention these days. Just a few years ago, these devices were very hard to find and very expensive to purchase. Today, new micro-inverters are being developed which cost between $200 and $300.

Where to Obtain DIY Solar Cells

Sunday, February 6th, 2011

Due to competition in the marketplace, solar cell manufacturers are exploring new ways to sell solar cells. A few are even selling directly on eBay and Amazon.com. This means that DIY solar cells for building DIY solar panels are easier and cheaper than ever before.

Solar Power Batteries From Walmart And Costco

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Only deep-cycle batteries are appropriate for solar power applications. Even though they look like the typical starting car battery, they are internally constructed differently to better survive the rigors of solar power home applications. This article contains car battery reviews of Walmart batteries and Costco car batteries that are appropriate for solar power house applications.