DIY Off-Grid Solar System V2.0

Updated: Nov 11



The prices of solar panels have been falling gradually but the cost of an off-grid solar system setup is rising steadily. However, anyone with basic knowledge of Electricity and having a toolbox can install it on their own. This will reduce the overall system cost substantially and you will learn a lot.

In order to build a basic off-grid solar system, you will need the following components:

1. Solar panel

2. Charge Controller

3. Battery

4. Inverter

5. Balance Of System ( Cable, Breaker, Meter, Fuses, and MC4 connectors )


In this Instructable, I will guide you step-by-step on how to choose the appropriate components of your Off-Grid Solar System and then guide you on how to connect and set them up properly.


Instructables Link : https://www.instructables.com/DIY-Off-Grid-Solar-System-V20/







Supplies:


Components Required :

1. Solar Panel ( Amazon )


2. Charge Controller ( Amazon / Aliexpress)


3. Battery ( Amazon )


4. Inverter ( Amazon / Aliexpress)


5. Remote Meter ( Amazon / Aliexpress )


6. WiFi Adapter ( Aliexpress)


7. Temperature Sensor ( Amazon / Aliexpress )


8. DC Breaker ( Amazon )


9. AC Breaker ( Amazon )


10. DC Busbar ( Amazon )


11. Fuse Box ( Amazon )


12. DIN Rail ( Amazon )


13. Cables ( Amazon )


14. MC4 Connector ( Amazon )


15. Terminal Lugs ( Amazon )


16. Cable Tie ( Amazon )





Tools Required :


1. Wire Stripper ( Amazon )


2. Crimping Tool ( Amazon )


3. Plier ( Amazon )


4. Screwdriver ( Amazon )


5. MC4 Spanner ( Amazon )


6. Spanners ( Amazon )



Wiring Diagram



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