Building a solar panel on your own isn’t an impossible task at all. But I would be lying if I say that the process to build is super easy.
The process of building your own panels can be quite challenging for a novice, especially if you have no familiarity with electronics stuff. However, that is not the end for a newbie if you have the will to learn to build your own solar panels.
With the right instructions and guideline, you can build your own panels from a scratch as long as you can follow the instructions that are outlined in good manual kits.
The benefit? Of course, it would be a mass reduction on your power bills.
The materials that you need for building your panels will cost you below $200 if you know where to shop for the correct parts. You can do some survey around your local hardware for the prices and find the best deals. And make sure that your house has the basic tools as well like screwdrivers, set of pliers, hammer, saw, copper wires and other basic tools. If you don’t have those, get them in your local hardware store before you start your project.
The wiring process is the one thing that you should take caution because it is involved with the electricity. But if you are armed with good knowledge and instructions, you can proceed with your project with less worry. These words are not meant to frighten you but just to want to impress you that knowledge itself is a power and valuable asset to have. It would be waste of time, money and effort if you are not prepared. In fact, you might get electrocute during your project which it is not a good experience.
Never ever rely on the free information you found on the Internet. Most of them just plain do not work or just incomplete. You should treat this project as a very serious undertaking. Find a reliable manual, obtain the right information, armed with it and you will complete your solar panels in no time.
It is very satisfying and rewarding project if you did it with your own hand. Your solar panels will save you thousands of dollars in your home energy expenses in the long run. You also can feel good at the same time for taking the part to protect the environment as you are using the green energy.”