Solar Panels

Build Solar Panels for Off Grid Living

Posted by on December 9, 2008 at 8:18 pm

If you want a simple system for meeting your energy needs when you begin living off the grid then building solar panels is probably your best answer. We learned how to build solar panels over 16 years ago and have seen many designs and plans. Some good some not so good. What does 16 years [...]

Sanyo HIT vs. Mitsubishi Solar Panels

Posted by on June 2, 2008 at 8:02 pm

Ok, so which one is better for living off the grid (or grid tie systems)? We asked this question recently of some friends, solar panel installers, and all of our acquaintances who are using either Sanyo HIT Solar or Mitsubishi Solar Panels. We have to admit to a slight bias here in that we have [...]

How To Build A Solar Panel for Off Grid Living

Posted by on November 22, 2007 at 7:14 pm

When our family first started living off the grid we learned how to build a solar panel in order to make our venture successful. We needed a way to power our home with renewable energy, but every avenue we explored was just so expensive. After building our home we just did not have a lot [...]

Solar Off Grid

Posted by on December 12, 2006 at 3:29 pm

The choices for off grid solar installations¬† have improved significantly over the past few years. When we first started out living off the grid was nearly unheard of. There are still many challenges but doing what we have done in today‚Äôs world means better renewable energy equipment and thankfully much better communication equipment. Let’s deal [...]

Off Grid Solar Panels

Posted by on October 15, 2006 at 3:18 pm

Off grid solar panels is one of the fastest ways to begin with living off the grid and it’s not really that hard, here is what you need to know. With so many choices out there today we figured the best solution was to build our own. We set out to do just that, to [...]