I’m new to solar power, and I want to make solar power system for my home myself. is it possible and how much it would cost for me?
Best reply by Treasure Scavengers:
You will need to assess how much energy your home uses. If it is not build yet, that’s a little harder.
If you are on the grid currently take your total years usage of KW, and then divide that by 365, minus the number of average rain days you have per year. Then divide that number by 5 and that is how big of a solar farm you will need.
The most expensive part of any off grid system is the batteries.
We installed an on gird 4kw system for $16,000, in TN, no batteries. The system will earn the homeowner an extra $6800, on top of the return of investment.
Yes if you are a good DIYer, then yes you can grow your own solar farm, one panel at a time, it is not impossible, and not complicated,you just have to be smart and patient.
Going off grid is not cheaper, is it just added freedom and security.
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