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Solar Electricity Basics - Revised and Updated: Powering Your Home or Office with Solar Energy
 

Solar Electricity Basics - Revised and Updated: Powering Your Home or Office with Solar Energy (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd Edition)

By Chiras, Dan

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The indispensable guide to solar electricity systems for homeowners, business owners, builders, and students Climate change and limits to fossil fuels compel us to find safer, more economical, and more sustainable ways to meet our needs for electricity. And, as more and more elec...tric cars hit the road, we'll need to find a way to provide fuel that is clean, environmentally sustainable, and affordable. With Solar Electricity Basics, author Dan Chiras offers a concise and up-to-date guide covering all the essentials. It explores: How to size, cost, and choose the right system including off-grid vs. grid-tied vs grid-tied with battery backup Where to mount a system for maximum performance What type of modules and inverters to buy How to install and maintain batteries Whether solar electric systems costs outweigh the benefits How to connect to the grid, and what type of net metering your area offers. Solar Electricity Basics is an indispensable guide for homeowners, business owners, builders, and students for figuring out solar electricity quickly and easily. Dan Chiras, Ph.D, is the author of numerous books on renewable energy, including The Solar House and The Homeowners Guide to Renewable Energy. He has taught workshops on solar electricity through various organizations including the Evergreen Institute, the American Solar Energy Society, the Colorado Renewable Energy Society, Missouri Solar Energy Industries Association, and the University of Colorado. Over the past 40 years, Chiras has published numerous articles on natural building, green building, solar electricity, passive solar design, self-sufficiency, and sustainability. He lives off-grid in Gerald, MO.
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ISBN 9780865719255
Released AU 11 Oct 2019
Publisher New Society Publishers
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, 2nd Edition
Availability
Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks

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ISBN-13 9780865719255
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher New Society Publishers
Imprint New Society Publishers
Released 11 Oct 2019
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, 2nd Edition
Edition 2nd Edition
Author(s) By Chiras, Dan
Category Alternative & Renewable Energy Industries
Alternative & Renewable Energy Sources & Technology
Environmental Engineering & Technology
Self-Help & Practical Interests
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 14mm
Dewey Code 621.31244
Weight 414g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age 16+ years
Library of Congress Solar energy, Electric power production, Photovoltaic power generation
NBS Text Energy Technology & Electrical Engineering
ONIX Text General/trade

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