Things to Consider Before Installing a Residential Solar Power System
For the home, solar power is the most accessible and sustainable renewable energy source available and much less noisy than a wind turbine. Of course, there are pros and cons of installing a solar power system in your home, some of which are further explained below.
Solar PV Tracker
Solar PV Tracker: For a class project (PV Design, Appalachian State, Dr. Dennis Scanlin) I decided to try making a low cost PV (photovoltaic) tracker. Being able to follow the sun's path through the sky can raise your solar panel system's output considerably (30-50...
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A Battery to Prop Up Renewable Power Hits the Market
A new kind of battery that stores energy from solar and wind power cheaply and cleanly has hit the market. It is by far the cheapest of a new generation of large, long-lived batteries that could make it possible to rely heavily on intermittent, renewable energy sources. Aquion Energy, a company spun out of Carnegie…
100W 200W 300W 400W 500W 1KW Elfeland Semi Flexible Mono A-Class Solar Panel
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Nanosolar prints solar panels onto sheets of aluminum foil, grabs $70M
Solar company Nanosolar believes that solar panels don’t have to be heavy slabs. That’s why it developed a way to print solar cells as thin as a sheet of aluminum foil.
Pakistani Claim to Invent free Electric Generator (100% fake! we thought, what you say?)
OPEN CHALLENGE by Engineer TO ALL THE ENGINEERS Watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DPXmvTwTpA Pakistani Engineer Claims to Invent free Electri...
Part 1 DIY SOLAR TRACKING STAND
Part 1 DIY SOLAR TRACKING STAND: This is part one for the build of our solar foundry. I will be making a condensed version of the steps in a video and with a photo instructables stepbystep thing.
How Many Solar Panels Needed To Power A Home?
How big a solar power system do you need? How many solar panels system will you need? These questions answered; plus a handy solar calculator.