You will need really simple materials like plywood, glass of sheet,copper wires and the photovoltaic cell. The photovoltaic cell is the device which converts the solar energy into electricity.
You will also need a good guide on how to build do it yourself solar panels. A quality manual will make the whole proccess much easier: you do not have to worry wether you are doing the right thing or not; the guide will provide you step-by-step instructions. With a good guide you can build your first do it yourself solar panel in two days. And it only costs you two hundred dollars. So it is really worth building your own do it yourself solar panel.
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