How to Make Solar Cell in Home

This article will tell you how to make a solar cell at home, and after making this you can light up your little things like a clock, radio, etc.

Steps

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    Take a copper sheet and cut it into equal parts. After cutting you have 2 pieces of the same size.
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    Heat up one piece of copper sheet completely using a burner or gas stove. Heat up 20 to 30 minutes. Then place it undisturbed to cool down.
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    Attach a piece of copper wire to it. Clear that place where you will attach copper wire to it.
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    Take another piece of copper sheet and attach it to another piece of copper wire.
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    Take a plastic bottle and cut it half. In the bottom part of bottle make a solution of hot water and salt.
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    Paste burned copper sheet in the bottle. Only copper sheet touched with water not copper wire.
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    In opposite direction paste another piece of copper sheet.
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    Now your solar cell is ready to be attached to anything to the wire which is attached to copper sheets.

Tips

  • Place solar cell to the sunlight for use when water were heat up solar cell started doing work.
  • Use salt to make solution.
  • Change water after every 2 to 3 days (this to prevent growth of algae).

Things You'll Need

  • copper sheet
  • copper wires
  • a plastic bottle
  • salt
  • hot water
  • Ammeter

Article Info

Categories: Solar Energy