Posts tagged ‘solar panel’

How do you know if the sales price on a solar panel is a good deal?

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Video after the break…

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When jets and airplanes make contrails, they are preventing solar power from reaching earth.

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Video attached…

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How to charge a cell phone with a solar panel…

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I show how you could charge a cell phone in an emergency, if you get cut off from grid power.

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This little girl says the funniest things.

From the summer of 2008 when I started to get serious about solar panels.

This post documents the steps to mount a 120W solar panel to a pole.

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Why would you want to know your latitude? If you have solar panels, you can use your latitude to know how much to tilt your solar panel to absorb the most direct sunlight.

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Lock up your solar panels to prevent theft

Lock up your solar panels to prevent theft

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The solar lights on my property have been dim or have been completely off at night.  Maintenance can be done on these lamps to get them working again.

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The video below shows how to make a combiner box to allow solar panels and a wind turbine to charge the same battery.  Also shown in the video: How to make an extension cord out of spare CRT cables and heat shrink.

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