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Solar electricity basics : powering your home or ... Read More

Chiras, Daniel D,(author., Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780865719255
  • ISBN: 086571925X
  • Physical Description: vii, 215 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Second revised edition.
  • Publisher: Gabriola Island, British Columbia : New Society Publishers, [2020]

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Includes index.
Summary, etc.:
"Solar Electricity Basics is a highly readable ... Read More
Subject: Photovoltaic power generation > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Solar energy > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals.

Chapter 1 An Introduction to Solar Electricity
1(20)
Chapter 2 Understanding the Sun and Solar Energy --- Things You Need to Know to Size and Mount a Solar Array
21(16)
Chapter 3 Understanding Solar Electricity --- Types of Modules, How They Are Rated, and Advances in Solar Technology
37(24)
Chapter 4 Does Solar Electricity Make Sense? Sizing a System and Evaluating Its Cost and Economic Benefits
61(24)
Chapter 5 Solar Electric Systems: What Are Your Options?
85(28)
Chapter 6 Understanding Inverters
113(22)
Chapter 7 Batteries, Charge Controllers, and Gen-Sets
135(26)
Chapter 8 Mounting a PV Array for Maximum Output
161(30)
Chapter 9 Final Considerations: Permits, Covenants, Utility Interconnection, and Buying a System
191(16)
Index 207(8)
About the Author 215(1)
A Note about the Publisher 216


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