solar parts can generate over $80,000 in electricity
over a 30 year mortgage. Your solar system will last 45 years
or more, so you'll get all the investment back when you sell the house.
This means that all the electricity you made in 30 years was free!"
(plus- solar gives your home an huge sales advantage)
the Topics Covered:
estimate system size (energy budget)
determine the best panel array mounting place
fabricate metal and wood panel mounts
determine the sun's exact path across the sky
Use a Multi-meter to test Voltage / Current / Resistance
Electronics theory including how to solder correctly
configure / design and assemble battery banks
design and wire panel arrays for optimum power efficiency
configure and install all types of Inverters and Charge
identify and receive every rebate and tax incentive available to
determine wire gauges, make connections and use Circuit Breakers
also build a system "with" Bob - and closely inspect several
there is a bonus chapter on how to cut 30% of your energy use
Second bonus Chapter in V3 on how to make small Solar Powers
The course is information-dense and well organized with
concepts presented from many different "angles". This way you'll
fully understand the theory and real-world application of every
idea presented. Bob walks you through the mental decisions
involved with each step of the process - including how you
will design your complete system.
Here is a video with some
short excerpts from the course.