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To Catch the Sun by Lonny Grafman and Joshua M. Pearce

To Catch the Sun by Lonny Grafman and Joshua M. Pearce

To Catch the Sun is a book that explains how you can set up solar photovoltaic systems for yourself. It focuses on small-scale applications of low-cost systems. The first half of the book is made up of stories meant to inspire readers as it talks about communities all over the world building their own systems, often with very little technical background. The second part of the book is more technical and walks readers through exactly how to build such systems. This book has been made open access by the authors – so you can download a pdf for free from academia, although the hard copies are available from conventional book sellers. Review To Catch the Sun, is a non-fiction book written by two academics: Lonny Grafman and Joshua Pearce. Lonny is the founder of Appropedia, the largest wiki website devoted to appropriate technology, and a professor in California. Joshua is a chaired professor in Canada, whose research in photovoltaic systems is well known. Together they wrote this book in what seems like the Appropedia style …