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Power from the sun : a practical guide to solar electricity

Author: Daniel D Chiras
Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC, Canada : New Society Publishers, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised 2nd editionView all editions and formats
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"Written for the layman, Power from the Sun is the fully revised and updated guide for individuals and businesses interested in generating their own solar electricity. Practical and accessible, it provides a basic understanding of electricity, wiring, and solar energy, and guides the reader through site assessment and determining the type of system needed, providing a solid understanding of grid-tied and off-grid  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Chiras, Daniel D, author.
Power from the sun.:
Gabriola, BC, Canada : New Society Publishers, [2017] ©2017
(CaOONL)2016905828X
(OCoLC)970392528
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel D Chiras
ISBN: 9780865718296 0865718296
OCLC Number: 958470737
Description: vii, 311 pages : illustrations, portrait, charts ; 23 cm.
Contents: An introduction to solar electricity --
Understanding the sun and solar energy --
Understanding solar electricity --
Solar site assessment --
Solar electric systems : what are your options? --
Understanding inverters --
Batteries, charge controllers, and gen-sets --
Mounting a PV array for maximum output --
Final considerations : permits, covenants, utility internconnection, and buying a system.
Other Titles: Practical guide to solar electricity
Achieving energy independence
Responsibility: Dan Chiras.

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