DIY Solar Power for Beginners: A Technical Guide to Grid-Tied and Off-Grid Solar Power System Design, Installation, and Maintenance for Your Home (Paperback)
Are you sick of having to power your off-grid lifestyle with loud generators or pricey campground electricity? Do you want to live sustainably and completely off the grid but are unsure of where to start with solar power?
"Off Grid Solar Power Simplified" is the book for you if you said "yes" to either of these inquiries
This thorough manual walks you through installing a dependable, economical solar power system for your RV, van, cabin, boat, or tiny home. It was written by solar power specialist Nick Seghers and evaluated by a licensed electrician.
This book will teach you:
You didn't even know energy units existed.
Formulas essential to the construction of a solar system
a complete list of the equipment you need
How to select wire diameters properly
Detailed instructions on how to size your off-grid solar system without making costly errors
reasons why not all wires are appropriate for solar energy setups
The most effective defense against a fire starting in your installation
Learn about various batteries, their upkeep, costs, lifespans, and configurations.
Learn about various solar panels; tilt, cleaning, and solar input optimization
Learn about various photovoltaics.
What component is the brain of any solar energy system?
Different types of inverters with various sine waves, efficiencies, and power ratings
Find out how to check your batteries' state of charge the best method possible.
using your car's alternator to charge your solar battery is the safest method.
a step-by-step manual for creating your system
a few instances of diagrammed systems
"Off Grid Solar Power Simplified" offers something to offer everyone, no matter how skilled or inexperienced you are with living off the grid. This book is your one-stop shop for all you need to know about going solar, with simple explanations and helpful tips.