This is for having things running first, not for perfection. Things can be improved step by step, like one has money and time.
Even without battery you could charge mobile etc during sun hours if adjusting voltage.
Now we have basics to think in pictures.
Next one :)
@hamjb put the whole thing as a thread rather than just doing one-off posts. That way it's easier to comprehend the scope of things.
It is put in parts like it makes sense.
Like any manual.
Needs overview and topics.
Even now it's boring, but at least one can read step by step.
Store the solar energy with a water tower... By pumping it against gravity during the day...and discharge it when you need it...to generate hydroelectricity... probably at night time...
It already exist I have been told.. Can't remember the name...
Energy is ABUNDANT...The real challenge is STORAGE!
If having own house, that's good idea.
Or even great, store it as thermal energy for heating. Only black tubes required and pump. Again, if having space for that amounts of water.
If thinking about huge storage, stronger mass makes more sense instead of water.
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