Virtual Education Session: Solar DIY-Learn how to build your own basic solar PV system presented by NWEBG

This webinar, presented by the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild, will focus on smaller systems for individual & families that may or may not be grid tied. The webinar will go over:

  • Choosing what type & size system is best
  • Designing a system
  • Basic components
  • Where to get parts
  • Learning how to put it together
  • Additional resources

Things you will learn:

  • Overview of components; invertors, storage; optimizers; costs; tools; challenges; types of panels; kits;
  • Building a system for cells/laptop; for refrigerator; cooking; furnace/water heater; powering 1/3 of your home's needs.
  • How much KW to power an electric car?
  • Steps to building a system


  • Eric Yougren of Orcas
  • Mason Huffine-Little Sun, Solar projects in east Africa, 1st President of Seattle Chapter of NWEBG.
  • Walt Hickey-President of Camino Maestro, solar projects for Seattle homeless & Tijuana.

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June 24, 2020 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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