Category: Solar

DIY Scalable Solar Power System – On a Budget

DIY Scalable Solar Power System - On a Budget - Solar power can be a preppers best friend if SHTF and also can cause a lot of headaches and confusion if you know nothing about it. Kinda like me, I want a system at my house, I just find the whole thing to confusing to grasp. This article helped me a lot.

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 …

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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) - The article I am going to share with you today goes over the basics and what components you will need to build your perfect solar system, you can always buy them fully made but they cost 3 times as much as it would be to make them yourself!

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 …

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7 Free Solar Water Heating System Designs

7 Free Solar Water Heating System Designs - You can explore the various types of solar water heater designs, follow the guidelines and build an easy and affordable solar hot water heater.

Solar water heating systems are easy to build as a DIY project. They also have offer a cost-effective way to generate hot water for your home. These solar water heating designs are fairly simple and low cost, and will save …

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Almost Unlimited Power for Your Camping or Bug Out Bag Electronics

Almost Unlimited Power for Your Camping or Bug Out Bag Electronics - Most people carry several different sizes of flashlights in their bug out bag: small penlights, medium lights, headlamps, one of those awesome new $5 lights that shine like the sun, etc. They also carry portable electronics such as cell phones or even tablets for their survival documents or references.

Have you ever been camping and had your flashlight run out in the middle of the night? What did you do? Here’s how to have almost unlimited power.

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Portable Sun Tracking Solar Panel With A Windup Clock Drive

Portable Sun Tracking Solar Panel With A Windup Clock Drive - DIY

Portable Sun Tracking Solar Panel With A Windup Clock Drive This Portable Sun Tracking Solar Panel is easy to make and will get you all the power possible from the sun in a day. I love this project! Take advantage of …

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DIY Bottom Heat for Seed Starting (or pet bed)

DIY Bottom Heat for Seed Starting — Retail bottom heat is expensive – I saw one “kit” at a local garden center that was big enough for 2 flats and was $79 – wow! You can buy a lot of tomato plants for eighty bucks!

DIY Bottom Heat for Seed Starting Retail bottom heat is expensive – I saw one “kit” at a local garden center that was big enough for 2 flats and was $79 – wow!  You can buy a lot of tomato …

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When Is Solar a Good Investment?

When Is Solar a Good Investment? - While many Americans claim they don't understand wall street, stocks and investments, I think solar power has proven that many people do. When it comes to solar power we are all waiting for the right time to buy in. Its like a stock we want solar power to be at its most efficient before we outfit our homes with it.

When Is Solar a Good Investment? While many Americans claim they don’t understand wall street, stocks and investments, I think solar power has proven that many people do. When it comes to solar power we are all waiting for the …

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Passive Solar Garage Door

Passive Solar Garage Door - If you are interested in getting started today, you may like this little build here. It offers you a fresh look at how to use your solar power.  There is no rule that it must power your whole home. Instead, you could commit to certain appliances. I mean, we can live without lights but its important for our fridge to stay on when the power goes out.

Passive Solar Garage Door This build on the passive solar garage door is a great way to start exploring solar power. What I liked most about this article was that it puts into perspective how much solar power you are …

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DIY Solar Garage

DIY Solar Garage We are only a decade or so away from solar really being effective. The gamble with solar power is when to get in. If you buy a solar array today what will it be compared to something …

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DIY Portable Solar Power Unit For Camping Or Emergencies

DIY Portable Solar Power Unit For Camping Or Emergencies — Having electricity is a huge convenience, even if you're camping. Not only can it charge electronics you can use for critical equipment, it can make things more comfortable.

DIY Portable Solar Power Unit For Camping Or Emergencies Having electricity is a huge convenience, even if you’re camping. Not only can it charge electronics you can use for critical equipment, it can make things more comfortable. Having a small …

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