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Solar Electricity Basics - Revised and Updated 2nd Edition - Dan Chiras

Solar Electricity Basics - Revised and Updated 2nd Edition

Powering Your Home or Office with Solar Energy

The indispensable guide to solar electricity systems for homeowners, business owners, builders, and students

Climate change and limits to fossil fuels compel us to find safer, more economical, and more sustainable ways to meet our needs for electricity. Les mer
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The indispensable guide to solar electricity systems for homeowners, business owners, builders, and students

Climate change and limits to fossil fuels compel us to find safer, more economical, and more sustainable ways to meet our needs for electricity. And, as more and more electric cars hit the road, we'll need to find a way to provide fuel that is clean, environmentally sustainable, and affordable.

With Solar Electricity Basics, author Dan Chiras offers a concise and up-to-date guide covering all the essentials. It explores:



How to size, cost, and choose the right system, including off-grid vs. grid-tied vs grid-tied with battery backup
Where to mount a system for maximum performance
What type of modules and inverters to buy
How to install and maintain batteries
Cost vs benefit for solar electric systems
How to connect to the grid, and what type of net metering your area offers.

Solar Electricity Basics is an indispensable guide for homeowners, business owners, builders, and students for figuring out solar electricity quickly and easily.
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Forlag: New Society Publishers
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN: 9780865719255
Utgave: 2. utg.
Format: 23 x 15 cm
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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

The indispensable guide to solar electricity systems for homeowners, business owners, builders, and studentsDan Chiras, Ph.D., is the author of numerous books on renewable energy, including Power from the Sun, Power from the Wind and The Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy. He has taught workshops on solar electricity through various organizations including the Evergreen Institute, the American Solar Energy Society, the Colorado Renewable Energy Society, Missouri Solar Energy Industries Association, and the University of Colorado. Over the past 40 years Chiras has published articles on natural building, green building, solar electricity, passive solar design, self-sufficiency, and sustainability in publications such as Solar Today, Home Power, and Mother Earth News. He has installed solar electric and wind systems in Missouri, and has lived on solar electricity since 1996. He lives in Gerald, MO.