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Solar Power 101 Batteries, Part II

This is Part 2 of a two-part discussion on battery storage systems. Most solar or generator based backup and off-grid power systems will require a battery bank to store energy for use later when the sun is not shinning or … Continue reading

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Solar Power 101: Batteries

I am getting numerous requests from readers wanting very specific guidance on how to install their own solar electric systems. Many have already found that this process is a little like trying to build an automobile by purchasing parts from … Continue reading

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Build a simple solar powered outdoor light

Originally posted in Issue 92 Mar/Apr 2005 of Backwoods Home Magazine In our last issue, I discussed how to use solar energy to power a remote well pump. In this issue, I will describe how you can build a simple … Continue reading

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