After wiring all of the solar panels together to combine the amps and voltages, connect the panels to a charge controller, deep-cycle batteries and an AC inverter, then run the AC inverter to the main electric box. Most appliances within a building use alternating current, so the direct current coming from the solar panels needs to be converted before it can be used.Continue Reading
Solar energy is a clean way to convert the UV light from the sun into usable energy. Solar panels have an upfront cost, but they will eventually pay for themselves as long as they are exposed to sunlight.
Combine all of the solar panels together to get an understanding of the total voltage and amp output. This will help to determine if the panels will produce enough power, or if more are needed.
The charge controller will prevent the deep-cycle batteries from being overloaded with electricity.
The alternating current inverter will transform the direct current to easily-usable alternating current.
Turn off the main circuit breaker and connect the whole system to the main electric box.
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