DIY Solar (Yes, You Can!)

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For those crafty people ready to jump from homemade clothing, furniture, and baby food, take a stab at a DIY solar power system.

MacOSJoey has come up with a step-by-step online manual of how to construct and modify your very own solar power system. He’s gone to the trouble to describe what you need, what to troubleshoot for and how to modify your system with additional batteries. He even posts all the stats you could ever wonder.

Goodbye, macaroni necklace; hello, sustainable power!

Source: Tree Hugger
Image: Cherkas via Shutterstock 


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