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Solar electricity basics : powering your home or office with solar energy

Author: Daniel D Chiras
Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC, Canada : New Society Publishers, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd revised editionView all editions and formats
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"Solar Electricity Basics is a highly readable introduction to a promising technology, ideal for homeowners, business owners, builders, and students. It covers everything you need to work with solar electricity including sizing a solar electric system, types of systems, how systems operate, and costs and benefits."--
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Chiras, Daniel D.
Solar electricity basics.
Gabriola Island, BC, Canada : New Society Publishers, [2020]
(OCoLC)1107698210
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel D Chiras
ISBN: 9780865719255 086571925X
OCLC Number: 1090439955
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vii, 215 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: An Introduction to Solar Electricity Chapter 2: Understanding the Sun and Solar Energy- Things You Need to Know to Size and Mount a Solar Array Chapter 3: Understanding Solar Electricity- Types of Modules, How They Are Rated, and Advances in Solar Technology Chapter 4: Does Solar Electricity Make Sense? Sizing a System and Evaluating Its Cost and Economic Benefits Chapter 5: Solar Electric Systems: What Are Your Options? Chapter 6: Understanding Inverters Chapter 7: Batteries, Charge Controllers, and Gen-Sets Chapter 8: Mounting a PV Array for Maximum Output Chapter 9: Final Considerations: Permits, Covenants, Utility Interconnection, and Buying a System Index About the Author A Note about the Publisher
Responsibility: Dan Chiras.

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