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The real number you are interested in is the watts per dollar you are paying. By building your own solar panels you can get the price per panel down to $200 – 300. You don’t need to be technically inclined and the information packages now available are brilliant.
Power4Home offers simple plans for you to build your own power generators. These plans use simple materials and most individuals complete the project for less than two-hundred dollars. Most families spend close to that amount on energy costs in just one month during the hot summer or cold winter months.
Solar Powered or Alternative Energy Toys: Grasshopper Solar Powered Bug is amazing toys. Your kids can fellow the installation guide to build their first solar power toys without any experience. There are also wind power and hydropower toys. Your children can explore the power of the nature.
Solar panels are rated from 1 watt to 300+ watts. Most solar panels up to 135 watts are 12 volts direct current (12vdc). Most solar panels over 135 watts are 21 to 40 vdc.
Building solar panels is not as difficult as you might think. The solar cells are what transform sunlight into energy. These cells are wired together. Once this transformation has taken place, heat light and hot water are available literally on tap. Your appliances can also be powered up to work for you in this way. The materials will set you back in the region of two hundred dollars. Do it yourself stores and most hardware stores will stock these items.
Both of these methods of extracting energy are now well established and out of consciousness. They are listed as either “other” or “alternative” in most breakdowns of total power generation by energy type.