How To Build A DIY Solar Panel

by | Apr 12, 2022 | Physics, Science

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Building a solar panel project is one of the trendiest projects as it helps to teach children about solar energy and its uses. So, in today’s article, we will teach you how to build a DIY solar panel. Don’t worry. This process will be easy and inexpensive. Let us begin.


Let us look at the list of supplies required to build a DIY solar panel. They are as follows:



  • Cardboard
  • Foil Paper
  • Eight Stainless-steel Blades
  • Wires
  • Plastic Bottle Cap
  • Servo Motor
  • Fan

Steps To Build A DIY Solar Panel

Step 1: The first step is to place the cardboard on a flat surface and then stick the foil paper horizontally on its sides.

Sticking Foil Paper

Step 2: You have to place and adjust eight stainless steel blades on the cardboard sheet in the second step.

Placing the Blades

Step 3: In the following step, you should use a pencil or pen to mark the positive and negative signs on the edges of the cardboard.

Marking the Positive and Negative Points

Step 4: Now, solder the wires positive and the negative ends of the wire on the marked spots

Soldering the Wires on the base

Step 5: Now, take two cardboard pieces and stick them on the cardboard base. It will be the stand for our solar panel.

Making Stands

Step 6: In the next step, you should fix the solar panel on the cardboard base.

Fixing the Solar Panel on Stand

Step 7: Connect a fan with the servo motor and stick it on the plastic bottle cap.

Connecting the Fan Attached with Servo Motor

Step 8: The last step is to place the solar panel in the sunlight and then connect the wires of it with the servo motor.

DIY Solar Panel


  • We recommend you use some materials such as fans from your old toys.

Things To Remember

  • Make sure you use a new set of blades.
  • Make sure you appropriately fix all the apparatus.
  • Make sure you do not damage your hands while placing the blades.


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