Cobbling together broken solar panels

Energy & Sustainability Technology
Cobbling together broken solar panels

In this well-written how to, the builder shows you how he collects broken photovoltaic (PV) cells and panels (sold on the cheap at places like Electronic Goldmine and Silicon Solar) and then wires them up and re-cases them to create new PV panels.

How to MAKE PV Solar Panels – Link

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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