Stand-alone Solar Electric Systems : The Earthscan Expert Handbook for Planning, Design and Installation

Stand-alone Solar Electric Systems : The Earthscan Expert Handbook for Planning, Design and Installation

Book Title: Stand-alone Solar Electric Systems : The Earthscan Expert Handbook for Planning, Design and Installation

Author: Arthur R. Kroeber

Format: Hardback | 248 pages

Publication Date: 01 Jul 2010

ISBN-13: 9781844077137

One of the best ways to get power to remote, off-grid locations, whether in developed or developing countries, is through the use of solar electric systems. This practical guide describes how to plan, design and install solar electric systems in a manner that is hands-on, graphic and technically complete. Highly illustrated chapters cover:




solar energy basics
components of solar electric systems (modules, batteries, regulators, inverters and appliances)
installation practice
on planning and servicing systems
water pumping
refrigeration
village electrification.


This is the must-have guide for electric technicians and designers, development workers, and anyone who wants to install their own off-grid system.