Dirty vs Clean Solar Panel – Power Output Comparison and HowTo

Why clean your panels every year?? Check out this video to see, how a simple 5 minute cleaning can significantly boost your power output! These are also some of the highest quality 100W available panels available in the USA today. You can purchase them directly at: We hooked up a dirty solar panel to a… Continue reading Dirty vs Clean Solar Panel – Power Output Comparison and HowTo

What effect does tilt angle have on solar panels?

See what happens to the power output of your solar panels when you change the winter angle of the tilt from straight at the lower winter sun to a lesser angle, all the way back to flat. The volts don’t change all that much, but the current output drops dramatically, greatly reducing the output of… Continue reading What effect does tilt angle have on solar panels?

HOW TO WIRE 8.25 KW OF SOLAR PANELS ON A HOUSE MULTIPLE STRINGS PRODUCTION METER WIRING DIY

I go through the rationale of how to wire a bigger solar electric pv photovoltaic system on a house. We have 30 Yingli solar modules (275 watts each) on this house in Carbondale, CO for a total of 8250 watts, 8.25 Kilowatts, KW. Multiple strings are required, I go over why you need to divide… Continue reading HOW TO WIRE 8.25 KW OF SOLAR PANELS ON A HOUSE MULTIPLE STRINGS PRODUCTION METER WIRING DIY

Electronic Basics #29: Solar Panel & Charge Controller

Support me for more videos: Previous video: DIY Power Logger: Facebook: Twitter: In this episode of Electronic Basics I will show you how solar panels are wired up, why bypass and blocking diodes are necessary when working with them and how we can get the most power out of them. At the end I will… Continue reading Electronic Basics #29: Solar Panel & Charge Controller