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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 Power Generator for Less Than $250

You can make a cheap solar power generator setup using parts you can easily buy from the internet and from local hardware stores.  This simple device can be used during power failures, or when your location is off the power grid.  It can power your computer, TV set, VCR, lights, cameras or any DC appliances.  […]

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To DIY or Not: Factors to Consider for Your Home Solar Power System

So you’re contemplating on installing a solar power system at your home. You might have your own reasons for this, but many people consider that mounting a solar power system will reduce their household’s energy costs. Before buying all the materials needed for the project, there are various factors that should be considered, whether you […]

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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