Solar panels convert sunlight energy into electrical energy. In the morning and the evening the panels are less effective. There are two types of solar panels - Solar Panel (Static) and Rotating Solar Panel.
Rotating Solar Panel can track sun movement and produce electricity more effectively than static panel. In order for it to follow the sun, a Solar Tracker is needed. It can also be set manually if one cannot obtain the resources to make the tracker.
Usage and behavior
Solar panels can't be covered with any block, otherwise it won't produce electricity.
You can connect few Solar Panels in series or parallel. Single Solar Panel can produce 14.8V so you can't turn any device on.
When Solar Panels are connected in serial, the voltage adds up. For example 3 panels connected in series can produce 44.4V of electricity.
In this type of connection the panels produces the same voltage but it have more available power.
The panels in parallel connection can deliver only 14.8V but you can connect it in serial-parallel to produce more voltage and more power.
Crafting and informations
Small Solar Panel
- Maximal power : 65W
- Maximal voltage : 14.8V