DIY Off Grid Solar- How To Wire Solar Panels

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Check below for the most current 2019 parts list

In the fourth part of the DIY Off Grid Solar System we take a look at wiring your solar panels. You will have to make some choices here that will affect the rest of your system. If you are just joining us and don’t know where to start, how ’bout going back to the beginning? Start with part 1 here:

In this video we mention a link to a wire gauge ampacity chart and a wire gauge calculator. You will need these to determine the proper wire gauge to wire from the panels to the batteries. Here it is:

Interested in getting into solar? We worked with Renogy for our system. Great company, great service, and great pricing. Check them out and tell them Tin Hat Ranch sent you:

Most Current 2019 Parts List:
Renogy 400 Watt Premium Solar Kit:
Renogy 1000 Watt Sine Wave Inverter:
Renogy 2000 Watt Sine Wave Inverter (System Update):
Voltage Readout:
Inline Fuse Holder:
200 AMP Inline Fuse:
Outdoor Load Center:
Breaker (only used as a switch, not for safety):
Direct Burial Cable:
Disconnect Box:
Battery Disconnect Switch:
(4) Batteries:
Most installations will require additional components, like a method to mount the panels (basic mount included in Renogy kit), local wiring, battery box, terminal strips, etc. These can be purchased at a local home improvement store.


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