How to Build a Manual Solar Tracker

How to build a manual solar tracker. Building and installing an alternative energy solar panel on the roof of a house or pole, including materials, construction, assembly and materials list.



161-082-01-im5
To clear the tree shade, we mounted the panels atop a 30- foot pole. The panels are then adjusted with a winch mounted at the base.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF
161-80-01-01_01
Receive maximum sun from this manual solar tracker.
ILLUSTRATION: MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF
161-082-01-im7
Diagram: Solar tracker piece information.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF
61-082-01-im6
Diagram: How the solar tracker works.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF
161-082-01tab
Materials list for solar tracker.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF
161-082-01-im2
Diagram: Detail A.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF

















Subscribe Today!

Pay Now & Save 67% Off the Cover Price


(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here