Solar 4R Schools uses a variety of equipment for our installations. This page lists our most popular equipment.
When equipment is hyperlinked you can click the name to download the manufacturer's spec sheet (as available).
The solar panels we most often use are:
- Schott SAPC-170, 170 watt photovoltaic module
- Sharp NE-170U1, 170 watt photovoltaic module
- Solon Blue 220-01, 220 watt photovoltaic module
- Silicon Energy Cascade Series Module
The inverters we most often use are:
- PV Powered PVP1100
- PV Powered PVP2000
- Fronius IG2000
- Fronius IG2500
- SMA Sunny Boy 1100U
- SMA Sunny Boy 1800U
- SMA Sunny Boy 3000US
- SMA Sunny Boy 4000US
For more information about how Solar works and what equipment is involved, see How Solar Works.
Schools across the U.S. have solar installations and classroom activities. See what this month’s featured school is doing with theirs.
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This month's featured activity is Create Your Own Solar Oven. Use materials students have around the house to make solar ovens in class and cook snacks.