A small, carefully made solar cell of approximately 2 1/2" diameter will produce around 5 milliamperes of current in direct sunlight. This is enough to drive a sensitive light meter or extremely sensitive relay. Banks of these cells have even been used to run small electric motors. Experiment with the procedures described. You may stumble […]

A More Simplified Copper

Solar Cell Similar to the Copper Chlorine Cells. We have found that if you use Conductive Nickle Paint you will get far better results. But start out using the screen mesh or the aluminum wire. You can buy Nickle Paint on the internet. Simply search for " Nickle Paint suppliers " on your search engine. […]

About Photovoltaics

Photovoltaic (or PV, Solar Cells ) systems convert light energy into electricity. The term "photo" is from the Greek "phos" which means light. "Volt" is named from Alessandro Volta (1745-1827, He was a pioneer in the study of electricity. So you could say that" Photo-voltaics is basically light electricity! And is most commonly known as […]