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Virtual Education Session: Solar DIY

June 24, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn how to build your own basic solar PV system
Wednesday, June 24th, 6:30-8:30pm

We’ll be focused on smaller systems for individual & families that may or may not be grid tied. We will go over:

  • Choosing what type & size system is best
  • Designing a system
  • Basic components
  • Where to get parts
  • Learning how to put it together
  • Additional resources

Things you will learn:

  • Overview of components; invertors, storage; optimizers; costs; tools; challenges; types of panels; kits;
  • Building a system for cells/laptop; for refrigerator; cooking; furnace/water heater; powering 1/3 of your home’s needs. How much KW to power an electric car?
  • Steps to building a system


  • Walt Hickey-President of Camino Maestro, solar projects for Seattle homeless & Tijuana.
  • Eric Yougren of Orcas
  • Mason Huffine-Little Sun, Solar projects in east Africa, 1st President of Seattle Chapter of NWEBG.

Register at


June 24, 2020
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Wood Technology Center
2310 South Lane Street
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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