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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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Installing Solar Panels On Our Camper Was The BEST Decision EVER (Tutorial) – Wandxr Bus



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When we started living in our bus in August 2016, we didn’t have solar panels. We were in a hurry to hit the road and thought it wasn’t a necessary investment but we quickly realized we were wrong… The auxiliary battery wasn’t enough to power our fridge and charge our laptops and camera gear when the car was off. After almost a year of struggling, we switched to solar and it’s the best decision we made. It’s a complete game-changer in our daily basis to harness power from the sun.
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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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