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Mounting Solar Panels to Your Van



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This how to video goes through the steps to mount solar panels directly to the roof of your vehicle. Next video showing how to bring the wires through the roof and wiring your solar panel COMING SOON! Let me know how you like the video and what you want to see next in the comments below.

Here are the links to some products used in the video, the nuts, bolts, and washers were bought at Home Depot.
200 Watt Solar Panels
Clear Silicone

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DIY Solar Tracker || How much solar energy can it save?



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In this project I will show you how to create a solar tracker which like the name implies can follow the movement of the sun throughout the day. And at the end I will show you the energy harvest difference between a solar tracker mounted solar panel and a flat mounted solar panel.

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Ecstatic Wave, Jens Kiilstofte

100W Solar panel || DIY or Buy



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In this episode of DIY or Buy I will show you how I created a 100W solar panel by myself. Along the way you will learn how to wire up solar cells and how they are usually wired up in a commercial solar panel. At the end we will then evaluate whether the DIY version is cheaper to produce.

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Killing Time, Kevin MacLeod
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