Instructables: exploring - workshop - solar - panel - featured Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:50:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Portable Solar Powerbank (w/ 110v Outlets & USB Ports)
DIY Portable Solar Powerbank (w/ 110v Outlets & USB Ports) - More DIY How To Projects]]> ASCAS This week we are building SlimPanel, an intelligent all-in-one solution for portable solar energy production. SlimPanel has all the needed components inside a portable 1 inch enclosure. Basically it's a huge but portable powerbank that can power 220v/110v appliances and USB devices. It uses an Ardui...

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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:01:26 PST
The Solar-Power Ring
The Solar-Power Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> funtogether What if there were a sudden, catastrophic power failure, solar flare, or nuclear disaster? How would you power a flashlight, a cellphone, or some other commonly used, battery-powered device? Although, admittedly, this solar-ring is a simple, extremely impractical solution, it is still a sol...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:20:27 PST
Solar Panel Setup around $100
Solar Panel Setup around $100 - More DIY How To Projects]]> Khaleel123 My objective was to be able to charge and use, cell phones, tablets, laptops, and other devices that use less than 100 watts. Also I wanted to have the power ready and available day or night. The parts I used are: $39 Solar Cells Untabbed 0.5 volt 2.8 amp 1.4 watt $11 CMP12 10 amp Charge Controller ...
By: Khaleel123

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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 16:26:32 PST
the "mini solar book", torch and charger
the "mini solar book", torch and charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> andrea biffi The "mini solar book" is another solar power supply and charger, which acts as LED light too. Its torchlight function is very useful and effective. Indeed white LED only consumes 20 mA, so it will provide light for about 30 hours with a single charge of the battery, and with solar cells addition its...
By: andrea biffi

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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:41:49 PDT
Building a Solar Panel From Cells
Building a Solar Panel From Cells - More DIY How To Projects]]> fozzy13 A goal of mine is to have a constant, reliable, free, clean, source of flammable gas at my house.  This is proving to be quite a challenge.  I have been breaking water into hydrogen and oxygen for quite some time, so that is the route I chose. In this Instructable I will show you how I constructed ...
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Thu, 14 Jul 2011 09:32:13 PDT
Portable Solar Power Supply
Portable Solar Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lewis02 Hello there. You've probably found this Instructable to gather ideas about making a portable solar power supply yourself. I've always been interested in electronics with this project being my latest idea to come wandering out of my head, why not make a portable box on wheels, that I can plug basic...
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Tue, 10 May 2011 10:58:18 PDT
Run your Shed off grid!
Run your Shed off grid! - More DIY How To Projects]]> oscarthompson Ever wanted to Be Green? Well now you can! This Instructable will show you how to Run your Shed, on a solar panel! I Hope you enjoy my Instructable, This was one of my most enjoyable Projects! and I had good results from the little cost it has cost me. Disclaimer: I am not responsible for any dam...
By: oscarthompson

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Sat, 18 Sep 2010 09:08:21 PDT
How To Build A Solar Panel
How To Build A Solar Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> hastyhost Currently I'm a college student studying computer engineering, and this summer while I was on break I decided I wanted to learn more about solar energy and how to build a solar panel from scratch. My main reason for looking to build it myself was to learn how it all worked, and the next reason was d...
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Wed, 15 Jul 2009 19:43:30 PDT
Non-PV Solar Power
Non-PV Solar Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> bananafred Edit: Sweet, I'm on hackaday!Hello, in this Instructable I will show you how to generate solar power using inexpensive solid state parts and without PV (photovoltaic) cells or panels. I wanted to make this project to see if I could beat the dollars per watt costs of commercially available solar pane...
By: bananafred

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Sat, 3 Oct 2009 20:09:00 PDT
Solar Window Inserts
Solar Window Inserts - More DIY How To Projects]]> Slezridr Free heat with minimal investment. Having a serious interest in renewable energy, I recently got the urge to try and create a solar insert that would simply slide into my existing window casings to help with the heating of my 1996 mobile. I saw on the local news one night how a local man built a sol...
By: Slezridr

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Tue, 4 Aug 2009 14:40:00 PDT
Build a 60 Watt Solar Panel
Build a 60 Watt Solar Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> mdavis19 Several years ago I bought some remote property in Arizona. I am an astronomer and wanted a place to practice my hobby far away from the terrible light pollution found near cities of any real size. I found a great piece of property. The problem is, it's so remote that there is no electric service av...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2008 05:35:14 PDT
Solar Welder
Solar Welder - More DIY How To Projects]]> TimAnderson Once the Golf Cart Welder was working well, the next step was to add solar power.Here's Marko welding a giant sports car rotisserie using the solar welder.These panels charge the cart at about 3 amps. Welding or driving draws up to 150 amps, but only in short bursts. To my surprise I have to disconn...
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Thu, 15 May 2008 17:09:03 PDT
DIY Solar Panel
DIY Solar Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> giladlotan Creating a solar panel out of broken re-used solar cell pieces. I ordered a pack of these from (3$ for a bagful of them - you can order here). In addition, you will need some conductive copper mesh (available at most art stores), glue gun + sticks, a multimeter and a conducti...
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Thu, 1 Feb 2007 19:06:46 PST
How to MAKE PV Solar Panels
How to MAKE PV Solar Panels - More DIY How To Projects]]> VIRON This is not "How to make PV Solar Cells". It is possible to home-make Copper Oxide and other kinds of materials but that is a whole nother story which I may do in the future. I may be a little bit ambitious to try to show you how I made PV Solarpanels out of various types of cells I collected and h...

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Mon, 13 Aug 2007 05:09:06 PDT