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Build Your Own 45W DIY Solar Panel & Cells Kit


  • Build a 12v / 45W Solar Panel
  • High Efficiency Commercial Solar Cells
  • Includes Easy Use Flux & Solder
  • Great Weekend / Classroom Project


$ 99.95 $ 79.95

Build Your Own 42W Solar Panel Educational Kit


  • Build A 12v / 42W Solar Panel
  • High-Efficiency Crystalline Solar Cells
  • Includes Soldering Iron
  • Great DIY / Educational Project


$ 175.99 $ 159.95

Build Your Own 12W Solar Panel Kit


  • Build Your Own 12v / 12W Solar Panel
  • High-Efficiency Crystalline Solar Cells
  • Solder, Flux, Soldering Iron, Instructions
  • Great Project For All Ages


$ 109.15 $ 74.95

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Learn To Build Your Own Solar Panel

45W DIY Solar Panel & Cells Kit

Build Your Own 45W DIY Solar Panel & Cells Kit

SKU: EduSol-Pro-DIY45W

Price: $ 79.95 (Bulk/School Discounts Available)

Great For:
   - Weekend DIYers and tinkerers
   - Science classroom projects
   - A fun time with the kids at home
   - Science fair projects

   - Commercial-Grade Solar Cells
   - Easy-Use Solder & Flux
   - Cell Interconnection Material
   - Wiring, Connection & Blocking Diode

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12W DIY Solar Panel Kit

12W DIY Solar Panel Kit

SKU: EduSol-Pro-DIY12W
Price: $ 59.95

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About DIY Solar Panel Kits

DIY solar panel kits are specifically designed for home do-it-yourselfers, experimenters, students and anyone interested in learning about solar power from the ground up. If you’re one of those people who learns best by doing…or just love tinkering around with things and putting them together, the a DIY solar panel kit is probably the best, most exciting and most fulfilling way to learn about solar energy.

A typical DIY solar panel kit will often include most (or all) of the following:

  • Commercial quality solar cells
  • Solar cell interconnection material
  • Soldering iron (and perhaps other tools that may be needed)
  • Flux (for soldering)

In fact, that list covers everything you actually need to make a fully functional solar panel using DIY solar panel kits. However, if you want your DIY solar panel to look like a real solar panel…the kind you’ll see from a professional installer, then you will need some additional materials, and some additional time and work constructing your solar panel.

The most notable optional components are a frame of some sort (usually aluminum) as well as some sort of cover (often tempered glass, acryllic, etc).

And, if you need help actually building your DIY solar panel kits, you can check out the great three video series below…it shows the complete construction of a solar panel…from beginning to end.

So, are you interested in building your own solar panels? Great…just click the following link to check out our complete DIY Solar Panel Kits.

DIY Solar Panel Kits

Silicon Solar has been offering educational DIY solar panel kits since 1999. Our company was founded on the premise of offering affordable, fun and unique solar educational kits for grade K-12.

Types of Educational Solar Kits

If you are interested in building a custom solar panel kit, we offer a variety of solar panel manufacturing components including encapsulation materials, tabbing, flux, aluminum profiles and fiberglass backing. For  more information on these items please contact our office.

Looking for classroom discounts on our kits? Please contact our office to speak with one of our representatives for classroom discounts.

Free Video Training:
How To Build-Your-Own Solar Panels

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