Category: Solar


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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LuminAID Solar Inflatable Light, Semi-Transparent

LuminAID Solar Inflatable Light, Semi-Transparent — I have to say this piece of kit is awesome! It requires no batteries and can light up an area better than a flashlight! I know you can make a similar one of these yourself with a headlamp and a milk jug full of water but if you were bugging out that wouldn't be good to carry along as its heavy and cumbersome.

LuminAID Solar Inflatable Light, Semi-Transparent I have to say this piece of kit is awesome! It requires no batteries and can light up an area better than a flashlight! I know you can make a similar one of these yourself …

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Build A Powerful Solar Generator From Old Solar Lights

How To Build A Powerful Solar Generator From Old Solar Lights — Have you got old solar lights from the garden laying around? I know I have about 10 right now that look outdated and weathered. Well, did you know with a little thinking and a little solder here and there, you can create a powerful solar panel for pretty much free.

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 …

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DIY Passive Solar Window Heater That Actually Works

DIY Passive Solar Window Heater That Actually Works

DIY Passive Solar Window Heater That Actually Works This is a very simple and inexpensive project. There are many passive solar heating projects out there, but we must admit, we were very skeptical at first. In the cold December mornings, what …

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