Solar System Design: What to Know Before You Start

Proper solar system design is essential to ensure successful and safe do-it-yourself photovoltaic systems that generate the maximum amount of power. Check out these tips for planning a DIY solar power system to get started.

DIY Photovoltaic Solar Power for Homeowners
Doug and Jennie Ostgaard designed and built their own solar power system, and in "DIY Photovoltaic Solar Power for Homeowners," they share the details of the design and build process as well as the wiring schematics and solar energy calculations they used for their DIY solar power system.
Cover courtesy Doug and Jennie Ostgaard