How to Install Small Size Solar Panels from 1KW to 10KW?

Solar energy in high demand now every house hold wants to own it but due to lack of knowledge, awareness and lack luster support of government. Customer always face difficulty in buying this product and even installations. Many engineer, home buyers and electricians buy the product but they also don’t even know how to install it properly.


Step 1: Know the Rooftop Space

Step 2: Creation of mounted Structure

Step 3: Joint Connection of each solar Panel

Step 4: Connection of Inverter with Battery

Step 5: Connection of Solar Panels with Inverter and Grid


In this article, we would highlight top 10 steps that you have to follow for proper installations of solar off grid systems:


Components required for “off grid” solar systems installations

1. Solar Panels
2. Solar Structure
3. DC Wire
4. Solar Inverter
5. Solar Battery

Step 1: Know the Solar Roof Space

How much area is required for 1 kW solar panels?

How much area is required for 1 kW solar panels?

It is important to know the available rooftop space to install solar panels otherwise you may choose wrong size solar panel. It will be also difficult if you buy more solar panels, having less space than required for solar panels.

Solar Panels is available in market in various size from small 10 watt to large size 335 watt. You will buy it basis your requirement and benefits from the product.


Thumb Rule: If you have less space, you need more power then you should buy small size panels in large quantity and if you have large space available then you should buy large size panels in small quantity to fulfill your requirements.

Step 2: Creation of Mounting Structure

There are five types of mounting structure:

  • Roof mounted racks
  • Ground mounted racks
  • Top of Pole mounted racks
  • Side of pole mounted racks
  • Tracking system mounted racks

Usually, Roof mounted structure is more popular among residential buyers as it is structured on their own roof which is readily available. During creation of mounted structure, you should keep in mind south facing area where you get more sun light during the day where there should not any shading.

What are the components required for mounted structure?

        1. XR Rails

XR Rails

        2. Clamps


            3. Additional Components

    Additional Components for mounted structure

    1. Standoffs
    2. Slotted L-feet
    3. Tilt-Legs
    4. Adjustable Tilt legs
    5. End Clamps
    6. T-bolt lugs
    7. End caps
    8. Wire Clips


    Step 3: Joint Connection of Each Solar Panels


    Backside of poly crystalline solar panels

    Backside of poly crystalline solar panels

    Connect the solar panels with wire as parallel or in series connection as per requirement. Connection should be tight and there should not any loose wiring else it impacts efficiency of Solar panels. During bad weather conditions, there is chances of short circuit so you should not compromise on bad quality wiring.

    After installations it should look like as given below, all the pillars are filled with solid concrete so it should provide safety to mounted structures.

    Solar Panels Structure

    Solar Panels Structure

    Step 4: Connection of Inverter with Battery


    Battery Connection

                                                Battery Connection

    Step 5: connection of Solar Panel with Inverter and Grid


    Connection diagram of off grid system

                                        Connection diagram of off grid system

    For ordinary household, It may take some times to understand all of the above, but believe me, it is very simple to install solar panel at your roof. It gives pleasure and excitement once you use solar energy, you can run all appliance of your home like TV, led bulb, ceiling fans, water pumps etc. Solar technology innovated many decades ago but we are using it now with full efficiency. This generation is fortune that we have got such kind of alternate energy as Solar.

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    Ajay kumar - February 24, 2021

    Required dealer ship

    ANAND PUJARI - January 22, 2021

    I wisht to instal 6Kw solar roof top panels to cater to two house, GF+FF. Slope Aluminium sheet roof top above the terrace is already in place (this was done to protect the top RCC slab against sun & rain), which is around 1200 sft. and standing on strong pedestal. Can you tell 1.whether panels can be fitted on the existing slope allu sheet roof top, 2.cost for 6 Kw solar power gen installation, 3.What’s the subsidy I am eligible for, 4.Any reduction in cost since allu sheet slope roof already there standing on strong pedestal.

    s.marimuthu - December 8, 2020

    1kw solar panel installation over all cost quotation sent

    D N Gangwar - October 31, 2020

    I want to install 2KW solar system for my under construction house of 4 BHK.
    Initially I want to use 1 HP water pump, 2 ceiling fans of 60 W, 3 lights of 12 W and 3 lights of 5 W, one refrigerator of 165 liter, One TV, and two laptops.
    Is 2KW solar system will be sufficient for us and what will be commissioning cost?

    umesh - October 5, 2020

    I am planning to install Solar Panel and full system to my house in Uttar pradesh.

    How much panels i need to buy for my house and what is the total cost of investment.
    4Fans, 6led bulb, 1 – 240 Litre Refrigerator, 3 – Air Cooler, small bulbs – 8 nos, 1Tv, Laptop & 1system.

    Note: in future i want to buy one Air conditioner.

    Please calculate and do let me know.

    Umed Khan - August 22, 2020

    I am planning to install Solar Panel and full system to my house in Rajasthan.
    My electricity bill per month average Rs. 4000
    How much panels i need to buy for my house and what is the total cost of investment.
    4 Fans, 8 Tube light, 1 – 240 Litre Refrigerator, 1- Geyser, 3 – Air Cooler, 1 – Washing machine – Automatic – 7 Kg, small bulbs – 10 nos
    Note: in future i want to buy one Air conditioner – Inverter for my house

    Please calculate and do let me know.

    manjunath GR - April 18, 2020

    I want to install 1 kW to 2kw solar panels, please guide and send me quotation

    Dinesh Mandavi - January 14, 2020

    Solar panle sturtures kitane parkar me note h Barth me

    Rachit Garg - December 14, 2019

    Need to install solar system at my rooftop 200 Sq yards. New Delhi

    hari - November 11, 2019

    1KW Solar System in my home how many Price need.

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