E3A Solar Electricity: System Components
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Developed by Montana State University Extension and the University of Wyoming
Adapted with permission
This guide is one in the Exploring Energy Efficiency and Alternatives (E3A): Solar Electricity for the Home, Farm or Ranch series. This one describes the components of a solar electric system.
- Charge controller
- Component and system certifications
- Crystalline silicon
- Photovoltaic (PV) materials
- Safety equipment
- Thin-film PV