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How To Configure a Solar Panel and Battery System

The Basics for Designing A Solar Panel System – The solar panels will need to be selected and located based on the type of exposure to the sunlight. The storage batteries will need to be calculated using the same type of factors as well.

Designing A Solar Panel and Battery System

Electrical Question: I want to know how I could wire a dormitory accommodating 80 students using solar panels and batteries only.

The dormitory has 10 security lights and 26 internal lights.

Additional Comments: Very good and helpful.
Background: John, a Electrical worker from Nairobi Kenya
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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question John.

The Basics for Designing A Solar Panel System

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