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Huw Lewis

Oct 27, 2001, 2:48 PM

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Solar Powered Lighting in Mexico?

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Hi there,
I'm looking for some information regarding sourcing solar panels in Mexico. We need enough electricity to run 5 halogen spotlights for approximately 5 hours a day, and we are situated on the pacific coast of Guerrero so sunshine is not a problem.
We are complete novices where solar technology is concerned but it's time to make it work. Thanks for any help you can provide!
Huw Lewis



Jim in Cancun

Oct 27, 2001, 4:00 PM

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Solar Powered Lighting in Mexico

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The News

Oct 27, 2001, 5:27 PM

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beyond trickle charging

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>> to run 5 halogen spotlights for approximately 5 hours a day<p>you need lots to charge the many expensive batteries it would take to light these candles. you need to figure the drain rate (usage rate), determine how many batteries to hold that much for 5 hours ... then how many panels to charge those batteries to the required level.<p>(much) better off with a portable generator (gas powered).<p>


Carl Carlson

Oct 28, 2001, 3:32 PM

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Solar Powered Lighting in Mexico?

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There is a mail-order company in Ukiah California that specializes in this sort of thing. See the link below.
 
 
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