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How To Make a Solar Powered Radio

How To Make a Solar Powered Radio There are many practical uses for solar power energy that is portable, particularly when SHTF. Building a DIY solar powered radio is not difficult, and it’s an extremely useful item to have on hand in the event of a disaster. And no batteries required! You can buy a …

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Top 10 DIY Solar Projects Anyone Can Do

Top 10 DIY Solar Projects Anyone Can Do See how these Top 10 DIY Solar Projects Anyone Can Do, can save you money and help you out in an emergency too. I have been looking for good solar DIY projects for a while now and I found a great website that have 10 awesome DIY projects …

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DIY Foil Solar Panels for Windows (VERY Easy)

DIY Foil Solar Panels for Windows (VERY Easy) Getting off the grid as much as we can is top priority. This panel is only 3/4 of an inch thick and weighs in at less than three pounds. On a partly cloudy day the black foil collector reached about 150 degrees (during the sunny times). The film front …

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$3 Emergency Solar-Powered Radio Made With an Altoids Tin

$3 Emergency Solar-Powered Radio Made With an Altoids Tin Joshua Zimmerman has a great project up on Instructables for turning an Altoids tin into a compact solar radio. All said, the entire project cost a whole $3. It seems like a project coming at a time when everyone is ultra aware of emergency situations, so …

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DIY Portable Solar Generator

 DIY Portable Solar Generator What would you do if the lights went out…for good? Sure, we don’t need electricity to survive, but how many things have you forgotten how to do without it? What skills did your great-grandparents utilize to live without technology? Solar power for a SHTF situation is going to be essential. Spend a little …

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DIY $3 Solar Powered Small Electronic USB Charger

DIY $3 Solar Powered Small Electronic USB Charger If you are looking to improve your DIY skills and save money at the same time this easy project is for you. This little garden light hack allows you to charge small electronic devices like phones, MP3 players etc. The cool thing about this little project is …

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Simple DIY Solar Panel Or Cooker Sun Tracker Made From A Clock

Simple DIY Solar Panel Or Cooker Sun Tracker Made From A Clock Stop turning your solar panels or your solar cookers with this easy to build sun tracker made from a clock. This is probably the simplest sun tracker you can find on the internet. All you need is an old large clock mechanism, you …

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The Four Best Ways To Generate Off The Grid Electricity

The Four Best Ways To Generate Off The Grid Electricity Are you thinking about getting off the grid? This article can help you decide which method of getting free electricity is best for you and your budget. I personally like solar over all of the other options. Getting off the grid is confusing and daunting. If …

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DIY Scalable Solar Power System – On a Budget

DIY Scalable Solar Power System – On a Budget Get a DIY scalable solar power system on a budget…. I recently discovered a website that has lots of great info, I have spent a few days now looking at articles and hand picking awesome tutorials and great info we all, including for my own use. …

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Build a Small Solar Solution, With a Budget of $150 (Guide and Video)

Build a Small Solar Solution, With a Budget of $150 (Guide and Video) This small solar solution may be all you need to charge your electronic devices if the power goes out! For around $150 this is worth a bookmark and a share to tell your friends about! Solar is confusing and I will admit …

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