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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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DIY Homemade Solar Panel Project

A homemade solar panel can supply power to your home appliances. By using the sun’s radiation, you can cut your monthly energy bill.

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Homemade Solar Cells Using Copper Plate and Saltwater

You can make homemade solar cells using materials purchased at a hardware store, which while not as practical as commercially varieties, can be used to teach students about solar energy.

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DIY Tip: Check for Faulty Solar Panel Blocking Diodes

Solar panels are guaranteed for life, but over the years small problems may surface. If you experience a drop in the power output or your batteries are not charging properly, something is likely wrong with your solar power system.

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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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Homemade Solar Batteries

It would be nice to be able to charge your batteries charge without using any conventional electrical chargers. Well, Knut Karlsen did just that. His homemade solar batteries are made out of normal rechargeable batteries, with built-in solar cells. All you need to do is to leave the batteries under the sun, and they will […]

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Homemade Solar Cell

Making a homemade solar cell is not very practical. For one, there are inexpensive solar panels available in the market these days. You can find great bargains online. Second, making a solar cell is a very tedious process. You will spend a lot of time making one. A solar panel consists of hundreds of solar […]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Solar Power

Every day, households around the world use the planet’s energy resources. Conventional energy sources will be depleted quickly, unless more renewable sources are utilized. One source of clean and renewable energy is solar power.

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