Chapter So how much energy do you want

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Obviously this will vary from household to household but I can give you a general overview of the type of power you will need to produce so that you can reduce your power bill.

450 watts - A solar or wind power system that produces just

450 watts can have a huge impact on your electricity bill. A

450 watt system will be enough to power all of your lights, TV, DVD/Video player, microwave and a toaster.

So, how do we make a 450 watt system? For this we would need to have 5 solar panels producing 24V with 4 amperes each. This would give us 480 watts of renewable power that will last for years to come.

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Some examples of energy consumption and household appliances

Appliance

Watts

Toaster Oven

1SGG

VCR

35

Well Pump

SGG

Sewing Machine

87

Satellite TV

SG

Refrigerator/freezer

46G

Vacuum

1125

Circular Saw

1SGG

Hair Dryer

1SGG

Jigsaw

3GG

Computer

1GG

Laptop

6G

Monitor

6G

27" TV

2GG

DVD

14

Drill

800

Microwave oven

1245

Compact fluorescent

13

Battery Charger

25

Blender/mixer

350

Belt Sander

800

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Renewable energy is energy that is generated from sunlight, rain, tides, geothermal heat and wind. These sources are naturally and constantly replenished, which is why they are deemed as renewable.

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