Saturday, October 1, 2011

Westinghouse Solar Introduces Low-Cost, DIY Home Solar Power Kits

The price of solar is perpetually dropping. It's a beautiful thing. Because of this Westinghouse has developed a simple low-cost solar photovoltaic kit for your home. They come in various sizes from a small one-panel experimental kit to a 20-panel kit that can satisfy about 70% of the homeowners electricity. I hope to see solar panels on every home in the United States. But remember to make sure that your home is as energy efficient as possible before you supplement your power with solar PV or thermal.

12 comments:

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I think with all the unknows concerning nuclear power' and all the damage done to the land and water by oil gas coal' I cannot believe that solar energy is not more popular.

solar energy said...

Yeah, haven't they heard what just happened to Japan's nuclear plants? More support for the solar industry I say.

nano said...

Solar systems produces energy by the sun light. Which is free and huge quantity available to us. This free energy going to waste daily as we can't have the solar systems in common homes and industries. We should encourage it more so that the dependency on the petrol and diesel could be reduced. And the Global warming could be reduced.

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apartment for rent in makati said...

Energy efficiency has to be prioritized. There are various methods for it.

solar electricity said...

Solar energy is going to revolutionize the energy industry. The price of oil just keeps going up, there has to be an alternative source.

Debra Mennins said...

I was browsing through some builder websites in the past few months and from what I gathered, solar panels are still not efficient enought to truly be able to live a sustainable eco life. I'm glad that Westinghouse is still on the road to developing low costs kits for home use, but I'm looking forward to some amazing upgrades in the coming years before I commit to solar energy for my home.

Sharon said...

Solar energy industry is continuously increasing but the demand remains the same. This only means that home owners are still not convinced on the reliability of the system. The price of the solar panels might have also affected their decisions. However, this panels are a good investment. I think, it would be a better idea for new home owners to add this equipment as part of their investment property.

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Emily said...

It's good to know that the price of solar is dropping. This is one good opportunity for every homeowner to experience a low cost electricity. Anyway, in installing solar panels, experienced electricians like the electrician Garden City. Electricians in Garden City provide excellent services when it comes to resolving electrical problems.

Heidi Lawrens said...

This is a great opportunity for people to save energy and cut their electric bills. You can even light emergency led lights when needed if you have save power.

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Wow, that's so nice. Thanks for updating the same here

RES said...

I completely agree with the above comment, the internet is with a doubt growing into the most important medium of communication across the globe and its due to sites like this that ideas are spreading so quickly.

Richard C. Lambert said...



I think with all the unknows concerning nuclear power' and all the damage done to the land and water by oil gas coal' I cannot believe that solar energy is not more popular.
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Wishful Thinking

*Before adding PV, wind, or solar thermal to your residential or commercial structure, the first step is to analyze this structure's energy consumption through a professional energy audit. I'd like to see some public education on the importance of an energy audit for any structure. Remember Smokey the Bear's forest fire shtick drilled into our heads over the last few decades? How about something like, "Henry the House" desperately wanting to know how much energy he consumes and wastes throughout the day?

*With over 300 sunny days a year on the Front Range is it too much to ask for solar PV and thermal modules on every residential and commercial unit (after an energy audit of course)?


*How about affordable plug-in electric cars that go more than 100 miles on a charge with PV and wind powered recharging stations?

*Dreaming of companies large and small adopting business sustainability practices to maximize profits, reduce their carbon footprint, and enhance the lives of their employees and the communities that surround them.

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