What are the equipment i need to make solar energy?

I am thinking to make my own solar panel to harvest sun energy however i am not so sure what are the equipment required to complete this project. Can anyone suggest are the best equipment and materials that is durable and capable to produce high capacity electric energy at least at 12 Volt minimum and... show more I am thinking to make my own solar panel to harvest sun energy however i am not so sure what are the equipment required to complete this project. Can anyone suggest are the best equipment and materials that is durable and capable to produce high capacity electric energy at least at 12 Volt minimum and above.

What i know i need these stuff

1. Solar panel
2. Solar panel inverter
3. Solar energy storage

what else? please complete my list what else do i need
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