DIY solar kits are a cheap solution to buying expensive commercial solar panels and having them installed. Solar power is attractive for many reasons such as the feeling of being self sufficient and environmentally friendly. However when people realise that it can cost $20-$30,000 and that it would likely take at least 10 years to recoup that investment they will often lose interest in switching to solar power. However the good news is that there are other much cheaper options. You may be interested in knowing that there are DIY solar kits available that contain all the materials you need.
You have two options, there are DIY solar kits that contains everything you need to begin building and installing your solar panels. There is also an even cheaper option of an instructional manuals/videos that will show you how to obtain the materials to build your solar panels from scratch. All of the materials are available from local hardware stores and you can expect to be able to build solar panels for less than $200 each.
DIY solar kits may well be the solution you are looking for. It doesn’t matter too much where you are located geographically as you can make huge savings wherever you are. Although if you live in sunny climate you are likely to generate a higher percentage of your electricity needs than a household in a colder geographic area. Solar power systems use batteries to store electricity for use during the night and when sky is too overcast to generate sufficient power. Solar power can be so efficient that in some countries the power companies will actually by surplus electricity from solar home owners. Imagine being paid by your electricity supplier instead of you having to pay them!
One of the good things about DIY solar kits is that you can start off small with just a couple of solar panels with the aim of powering one or two appliances. You can then make some more DIY solar panels and install them to power more appliances for even more electricity savings.
You don’t need to be an expert at DIY to start making your own solar panels. The instructions to build them are very clear and easy to follow. You don’t need any expensive tools either. If you enjoy DIY then so much the better as you will no doubt find this to be an interesting and enjoyable project.