Fixed solar panels
Sun Tracking – Is it worth it for solar panels? Sadly, solar panels are inherently inefficient. The most efficient are the monocrystalline type, which can… Read More »Is Solar Tracking Worth It? Sun Tracking Vs Fixed Solar Panels
What does hybrid solar-wind mean? The word ‘hybrid’ means comprising of two different types of varieties. In the case of a hybrid renewable energy system… Read More »Hybrid Solar-Wind Power Generation System Design Guide
Some weeks ago I posted an article examining the possibility of running an ordinary household fridge with solar panels and concluded, like most other solar… Read More »How Much Solar Power Do I Need To Run A Refrigerator?
Back in the 70s solar thermal heating was all the rage. That’s to say, it was very cool but in many Western countries people needed… Read More »How To Use Solar Energy In The Home – Why Use Solar At Home?
PV system losses have a substantial impact on the overall efficiency and output power of solar panel arrays. Good solar design takes into account 10… Read More »10 Solar PV System Losses – How To Calculate Solar Panel Efficiency
Improving solar panel efficiency of commercial solar panels has long been the Holy Grail of DIY solar enthusiasts, both for PV electrical systems and also… Read More »Solar Panel Mirror Concentrator – Do Mirrors Increase Solar Panel Output?
Solar Panel Testing How-To Guide This instructional post not only shows how to test any solar panel but also what the tests mean in practical… Read More »How To Test A Solar Panel | How To Check Solar Panel Output
How Many Solar Panels Are Needed To Power An Average House? This is one of the most common solar energy questions. We’re so used to… Read More »What Size Solar System Do I Need? How To Size A Solar System Step By Step