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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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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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The Benefits Of Switching To Solar

This is to give a brief overview of the benefits of switching to a solar power system for your home.  Some people are uncertain of whether or not they should make this move, and whether it will be viable and worthwhile for them.  There is certainly an investment of time or money or both involved, […]

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Can You Build Your Own Solar Panel?

With energy resources dwindling fast, and concerns over global pollution spreading across the globe, more and more people are looking toward clean energy solutions to help them reduce their carbon footprint. But pursuing this can be difficult, without proper financial resources – no matter how passionate you are about the environment or wanting to live […]

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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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