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!

By | 2013-03-07T20:54:51+00:00 November 15th, 2009|Alternative Energy|

DIY Solar Powered Gate Openers

Most home gates are relatively far from the main house, and are usually powered via a long wire. It’s a good thing there is a way to get rid of the unsightly wire. You can use a small solar installation to power your gate opener.

By | 2013-03-07T20:54:54+00:00 August 25th, 2009|Alternative Energy|

DIY Solar Pool Heaters

If you are looking for a good way to conserve on energy or costs associated with heating your pool, but don't want to invest in a complete commercial installation, a DIY solar pool heater is one option you can try.

By | 2016-08-11T13:43:25+00:00 May 4th, 2009|Alternative Energy|