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Solar Power Books

Learn all about solar power with this range of books and other publications. If you want to be able to design and build your own solar power system or just need a better understanding of the technology, you'll find the answers here.

Ebooks and information sheets are available for immediate download in Portable Document Format (.pdf) except where stated. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader or compatible software installed in order to read them.

My Publications

With my books and information sheets, you will be fully equipped to design and install your own solar power system.
The Solar Power Design Manual is not a "Do it Yourself" book from an amateur enthusiast - it's a real textbook written by an engineer from the solar power industry, written in language anybody can understand.

Solar Power Design Manual The Solar Power Design Manual
From beginner to expert, all you need to design and install your own stand-alone solar power systems from first principles... more
Download free book Solar Power Questions Answered
A free download which gives an introduction to the basics of stand-alone solar power systems in an easy to understand format.
System Information Sheets Information Sheets
A series of free to download information sheets, detailing a range of ready designed solar power systems for lighting and power supply anywhere in the world.
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system70w.pdf (88K)
system280w.pdf (90K)

Other Authors

I hope you'll agree that my books offer the best value, but I've also included a selection of the best publications from other authors.

Build a solar pool heater Build a Pool Heater
Build a solar pool heater for under $100 from easily available components.

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Understanding solar power Understand Solar Power
With a similar brief to the Solar Power Design Manual but written in Canada. A different perspective on Solar Power Systems.
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