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.

By | 2013-12-26T17:00:17-07:00 December 14th, 2009|Alternative Energy|

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

DIY Solar Heating Parabolic Trough

A parabolic trough is used to reflect direct solar radiation towards a pipe that contains a receiver fluid which runs through the trough. You can make a DIY solar heating parabolic trough for your home. It can be used as a solar cooker, or a way to heat your water supply.

By | 2013-03-07T20:55:22-07:00 August 11th, 2009|Alternative Energy|