Readers have told me they like to build small-scale photovoltaic installations like those that power Low-tech Magazine’s website and office

This guide brings all the information together: what you need, how to wire everything, what your design choices are, where to put solar panels, how to fix them in place (or not), how to split power and install measuring instruments. It deals with solar energy systems that charge batteries and simpler configurations that provide direct solar power.

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