How to Build A Solar Generator At Home

How to Build A Solar Generator At Home

How to Build A Solar Generator At Home
How to Build A Solar Generator At Home

Are you ready to build a cheap and simple solar generator? The total price for this generator is less than $600, which is a fantastic price compared to what you would pay for one already made.

You need a solar panel, a battery pack and a solar charge controller. Then, you will build a stand to hold these items safely, allowing your panel to catch the lights and create the power for the generator. The stand will hold the panel at an angle, allowing it to catch the maximum amount of daylight each day.

Beginners Guide to Solar
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10 Simple Steps to Build a Solar Generator

1- You want to make a cradle for the solar panel. On each side, you need a 32-inch piece of wood, a 25 1/8 inch piece with two 15 degree angles, a 13.5 inch with a 15 and 45-degree angle cut, and a 25 inch cut for the other piece.

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2- Make sure you cut two of each piece because the cradle needs two sides to hold up the solar panel. Assemble these pieces in an almost triangular shape, which can be held together with screws or wood glue. It might be wise to use both to ensure everything is appropriately attached.

3- Lay the solar panel on a table facing upwards towards the sky. Gently screw the 32-inch piece of wood onto the solar panel. Once you do this on one side, go to the other side and attach the next piece. To make this, pre-drill holes with a drill bit. It makes the process a lot easier and less stressful.

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