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<h2>Solar Power Applications

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<p>Solar Power has definitely captured our attention in recent years due to its potential

of being the most viable clean, renewable, and abundant energy source.</p>

<p>There are many uses to solar power. Below I will discuss

some common applications of solar power that are being deployed

today.</p>

<h3>Residential Solar Homes</h3>

<p>Thanks to government incentives and rebate programs, residential and <a href="http://www.mysolarprojects.com/home-solar-system.html">home solar PV installations</a> have become

more affordable. As people become more aware of the dangers of green house gases associated with fossil fuel energy, more and more people are beginning to adopt

solar energy.</p>

<p>By tieing the solar PV to the grid, a solar PV System supplies electricity to the home in the day time and any

excess energy may be fed back to the grid. From net metering, the utility company will credit you with the excess energy by spinning your meter

backward. </p>

<p>You can also be independent from the utility company by

using batteries as storage to provide power during the evening/night

hours. </p>

<h3>Commercial Buildings</h3>

<p>BIPV or building-Integrated PhotoVoltaics is an exciting developments in PV technology. They are essentially

PhotoVoltaic materials that can be incorporated in modern building designs,

replacing conventional building materials in areas such as the roof,

skylights, or facades.</p>

<p>There are many compelling benefits to using BIPVs

for new buildings (existing buildings may be retrofitted with BIPV modules

too).</p>

<p>First,by using PV materials, the amount of materials

and waste can be reduced. In addition, the BIPV generally blend

in well with the building and offer a more aesthetically appealing look

than other solar options. Because of these advantages, BIPV is growing at a

very fast rate.</p>

<h3>Consumer and Recreational Applications</h3>

<p>Solar Power has long been used in consumer product applications and recreational

applications. For consumer products, you have seen solar used to power

calculators, toys, phones, etc. With more efficiency and lower weight, solar

power's usage in consumer and recreational applications will continue to

grow.</p>

<h3>Water Heater, Pool, Water Pump</h3>

<p>Using <a href="http://www.mysolarprojects.com/solar-water-heater.html">solar to heat up water</a> or the pool can be a very cost effective way. Solar can also be used to pump water in 3rd world countries also.</p>

<h3>Want to build your own solar panels for home electricity?</h3>

<p>Want to make your own solar panels for your home? We review the top do-it-yourself guide and recommend you the best guide to show you step-by-step instructions on how to build your own solar panels. Best of all, you can purchase the materials and supplies at your local hardware stores for less than $200.

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