The Solar Power class is a basic familiarization course. It will cover using solar power for a variety of tasks. While solar power is not the most efficient source of power, it is something to consider and a viable alternative.
- Solar panel selection and performance
- Portable solar charging devices
- Battery banks
- Demonstrate how a solar system works
After a major disaster you often lose all power and utilities for an extended period of time. If you live in a rural area, it will take even longer to restore utilities. Solar power enables you to have an option. With the current technologies, such as LED and fluorescent lighting, you can pretty much light your whole house with one or two solar panels. It’s something to consider, especially if you’re looking at being without electricity for several weeks.