Category Archive: Solar

Run Your Dryer on Free Energy – Easy $$ Savings

Run Your Dryer on Free Energy – Easy $$ Savings This has to be one of the coolest DIY projects I have seen in a while. Who doesn’t like FREE energy. After reading this instructable article, I need to do this to my dryer and make use of the solar heater I made a few years …

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Build A Powerful Solar Generator From Old Solar Lights

Build A Powerful Solar Generator From Old Solar Lights Don’t throw away another old garden solar panel ever again! Use them and make powerful solar panels to charge your batteries and even get you off the grid. Have you got old solar lights from the garden laying around? I know I have about 10 right …

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How to Build a Solar (or Trombe) Wall

How to Build a Solar (or Trombe) Wall In the months separating summer from winter, in the heart of autumn, it is not too rare to encounter weeks where it is stiflingly hot in the daytime and inhumanly cold in the evenings. Because of this, it can be quite difficult to cool down an entire …

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DIY Solar Water Heater From Plastic Bottles

DIY Solar Water Heater From Plastic Bottles See how to make a solar water heater from plastic bottles and save on your water heating bill 🙂 Jose Alano is a retired mechanic that lives in Brazil. Jose invented a solar water heater from a pile of plastic bottles and cartons. This is great for the environment …

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How To Get 2000 F Solar Power – Great For When SHTF

Solar is one of the best ways to cook if you lose power due to a storm, emergency, or even if the grid goes down. Even in the winter time! The problem is that unless you have a powerful system, it’s not very efficient, meaning you usually can’t cook very quickly or very much food …

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Massive Survival & Preparedness Printable PDF Collection

Massive Survival & Preparedness Printable PDF Collection Let’s say you weren’t paying attention to great sites like SHTFPreparedness.com, owned little or no books on preparedness and survival and let’s face it, wanted to learn some new skills quickly because you were caught entirely with your pants down when SHTF. I have been asked a number of …

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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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