Residential DIY Solar Electricity Home System - Renewable Energy Solar Power

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Convert solar power, solar energy into Solar Electricity for a complete home solar electricity power system

There has been a remarkable revolution in the renewable energy throughout the world. Business and residential home owners are now starting to think about using alternative power source to fossil fuel generated electricity.

Large companies and medium size industries the world over need to realize their responsibility to reduce the toxic gases that are omitted into the environment from using fossil fuel generated power.

The internet has provided some of the answer for a lot of do it yourself home owners and small business that they can purchase diy home solar kits and packages with full illustrated step by step guides on how to build or make solar panels and home wind power generators

The whole process with renewable energy is to create solar electricity to power the homes and factories. This is achieved by converting sun energy and wind energy into household electricity.
Renewable energy, solar electricity, wind power generator, wind energy all can be build into a

Complete Home Solar Electricity Power System.

There are two options for the system, one is off the grid completely and the other is partially off the grid.

Option One. Completely off the grid means the home owner or small business install a system that will have batteries that refer to a battery bank and this battery bank will be set up and wired to produce 12 or 24 volts and this is achieved by connecting the batteries in a series or parallel.

An industry accepted standard is that a 24 volt system is superior to the 12 volt system but is a personal choice and of course a cost selection as you would expect the 24 volt system will contain more batteries. More batteries that are used and wired into the power system the better its performance and longer the system will last. Solar solution designers refer to battery discharge rate that affects the life of the batteries.

Complete Home Solar Electricity Power System produces 120 a.c. voltage required by the homes appliances.
What happens with the completely off the grid set up is the home is power at night by the battery bank and then recharged during the day with the solar panels.

What if.

It's raining or cloudy the next day then this is when a lot of home owners build and install a home wind power generator to supplement the home solar power system while others may opt for an alternator/generator backup system.

Second option is partially off the grid which means at night the house starts to use the power grid electricity. A cost effective way to get started and easy to install and is a start to reducing your power bill and saving you money.

The power system can be added to as time and money allows. Most commonly used is in semi- remote areas where the power lines are within reach of the house.

Both systems if larger enough can produce excess solar electricity than what the load [electricity] of the house is using at any time during the day.

This excess solar electricity is feed back into the power grid and the power is credited to your account by using a special net meter supplied by the power company.

How it works.

You generate more solar electricity than you need, you put this power back into the grid and when you use more power than the home power system generates, you take it back from the grid up to a stage when you start paying for the electricity again.

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Bret Parker has 1 articles online

There are plenty of solar energy packages or kits as some call them available from the internet but if your time is limited and require some information I would recommend you read below. INSTALLED - TESTED and in service for many years.

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This article was published on 2010/03/29