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Can i use any light source for solar panel other than sunlight? Answered

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rickharris

3 years ago

Such as? A electric lamp? Yes, but what would the point be?

Moonlight No.

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Rajesh_Sahurickharris

Answer 3 years ago

i am using solar panel inside a closed room. So i want some alternate for sunlight.

can you suggest some DC light source?

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rickharrisRajesh_Sahu

Answer 3 years ago

The brightest light you can manage. effectively the solar panel output will be proportional to the brightness of the light

BUT you are losing so much efficiency here it would be far better to derive your power from the power source for the lamp.

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Downunder35m

3 years ago

Solar cells are designed to make use of the most powerful parts of the sun light.
Substituting the sun with an artificial lightsource means you waste loose about 80% of the energy.
Some modern solar cells are designed to produce usable power even if in the shade - those have a better output under artificial light but still not worth doing it.
You are better offf charging some batteries directly from the power source of your lights.