Marine Solar Kits Washington DC

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Lupus Foundation of America
(888) 445-8787
2000 L Street N.W. Suite 710
Washington, DC

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Goodwill of Greater Washington
(202) 636-4225
2200 South Dakota Avenue, NE
Washington, DC

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Arlington County HHW Program
(703) 228-6832
3402 S. Glebe Road
Arlington, VA

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Turtle Wings
(301) 583-8399
1771 Olive Street
Capitol Heights, MD

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Gifts in Kind International
(703) 836-2121
333 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA

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Fort Totten Transfer Station
(202) 576-6803
4900 Bates Road, NE
Washington, DC

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Throwplace.com
(202) 338-4110
1042 Wisconsin Avenue
, DC

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Goodwill of Greater Washington - Arlington
(703) 769-3711
10 South Glebe Road
Arlington, VA

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WM Recycle America - Prince Georges County
(301) 499-1707
1000 Ritchie Road
Capitol Heights, MD

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Alexandria HHW Collection
(703) 751-5872
3600 Wheeler Avenue
Alexandria, VA

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Marine Solar Kits

If you only head out on the water when the weather is sunny, why not harness the sun to make your day even brighter? A marine solar kit is one of the most practical uses of solar energy. You can use a marine solar kit to power your navigation gear, lights, bilge pump and other small appliances you might have on hand. These can even be used to power a laptop or other electronic equipment.

Using a marine solar kit on your sail boat keeps you pollution free. It also gives you extra power options.

Marine solar kits generally come with a special mounting kit, designed with wavy ocean water in mind. Kits are typically 50 to 110 watts-given that you are out in the hot sun, they often run close to peak efficiency. They can be used to charge batteries or to power items directly.

Sizing your system

Before you will be able to decide what size to purchase, you will need to understand your demand. Here are three simple steps:

  1. Calculate your total amps using our handy solar calculator .
  2. Take the result of your calculation and multiply by the number of hours you are going to be out-the result will give you a number in AHrs (amp hours).
  3. Divide this figure by 2 to get a rough idea of the wattage you will need.

Costing

If you can figure out how many watts you will need at maximum usage, multiply this figure by $20 per watt to get a rough estimate of what marine solar energy will cost you.

If you want a steady supply of power, you can buy a marine battery...

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