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Got sun? go solar : get free renewable energy to power your grid-tied home

Author: Rex A Ewing; Doug Pratt
Publisher: Masonville, CO : PixyJack Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explains how to use solar panels and wind turbines to generate electricity, with an overview of the economic and environmental benefits of using the alternate means of power and tips for choosing the best systems.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rex A Ewing; Doug Pratt
ISBN: 9780965809870 0965809870
OCLC Number: 60373592
Description: 159 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Warm, fuzzy reasons and hard-edged financial reasons for renewable energy --
Net metering --
Why your utility company doesn't want your power --
Volts, amps, watts --
Falling water and electron flow --
AC/DC --
Solar cells --
Silicon --
Life at the P-N junction --
You want batteries with that? --
Sizing your system, system voltage --
Where does everything go? --
Got wind? Turbines, towers --
Cost estimates --
Any financial help out there? --
Permits & paperwork --
Sell high, buy low --
Grid-tie inverters --
Who does the installation? Finding and qualifying a contractor --
Sample schematics --
System sizing worksheet --
Tips on appliances and energy conservation --
Wind map --
Manufacturers, organizations --
State energy offices.
Responsibility: Rex A. Ewing and Doug Pratt.
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Explains how to use solar panels and wind turbines to generate electricity, with an overview of the economic and environmental benefits of using the alternate means of power and tips for choosing the best systems.

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