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Three Skills Required for DIY Solar Projects

Do-It-Yourself (DIY) solar projects are simple to do but you still need some skills to complete them; as there are some people who have difficulty in building things from scratch. Here are the three skills required for DIY solar projects.

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Solar Powered Miniball DIY Project

This simple solar robot project utilizes a solar engine circuit. The small solar cell can’t generate enough power to move the motor, so what the miniball does is store the power in a capacitor.

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Home-Built Wind Generator Power

If you live in a place where the wind is blowing most of the time, then you could harness it to generate electricity. One way to do so is through a home-built wind generator.

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Find the Right Pre-Build Solar Hot Water System for Your Next DIY Project

Solar hot water systems can provide your home with free hot water and are much cheaper than outsourcing the job to a professional contractor.

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Points to Ponder about RV Solar Panels

RV solar panels can work wonders for your recreational vehicle. You don’t need to worry about the location of the nearest RV park to charge your batteries during a trip, so installing RV solar panels gives you more freedom on the road.

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How to Make a Small Solar Panel Charger

This DIY article will teach you how to make a small solar panel that can charge two AA rechargeable batteries or power small DC electronic devices.

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DIY Solar Powered Stove from Recycled Items

Even small satellite dishes can be made into a solar powered stove. If using a smaller dish, CDs might not produce the required amount of heat, so you can use stick-on mirrors instead. You can re-purpose your beaten-down satellite dish and make something environmentally friendly and economical in one fell swoop!

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Malawi DIY Boy Inspires People around the World

Let us take a break from all the DIY projects for now and learn of the story of a teenager from Malawi, who harnessed the power of the wind by building windmills out of junk. At present, William Kamkwamba has high-profile fans, such as Al Gore and other business leaders, all over the world.

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