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Solar power ideas-help !

  1. Jun 22, 2006 #1
    solar power ideas-help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    hi i have a idea that i will use the solar panel to made a power source station to provide electricity with a variable voltage output. can you give me some ideas or suggestions about that i dea!!!!!!!!11
    any idea would be great!
    thanks you for getting time read my article!
    <let help save the world by using the solar power, old but good!>
    you have a good day!
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  3. Jun 22, 2006 #2


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    You'll have to be a bit more specific about your intention. For anything on a large scale, you pretty much have to go with generating steam by solar power and driving a turbine. The cost and surface area requirements for photovoltaic cells are way too restrictive for anything bigger than a fairly modest home. There are new developments all the time, though, so keep checking for a breakthrough somewhere. Remember also that cells will only generate DC, so you'd need inverter circuitry to provide AC from them.
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