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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 https://edusessionsolardiy.eventbrite.com