Instructables: exploring - workshop - energy http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:35:38 PST BLOX v1.01 Simple ThermoElectric Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-ThermoElectric-Build/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 07:01:34 PST
Swing Light: a self-powered glowing swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Swing-Light-a-self-powered-glowing-swing/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 23:59:18 PST
MFC: Sustainable Energy Source http://www.instructables.com/id/MFC-Sustainable-Energy-Source/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 13:44:32 PST
Solar Homemade Free Energy DIY Recharge Batteries for Camera and Generator Electricity http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Homemade-Free-Energy-DIY-Recharge-Batteries-/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:01:14 PST
Green Power Solar Free Energy Generator Homemade for Electricity DIY Recharge Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-Power-Solar-Free-Energy-Generator-Homemade-f/
Green Power Solar Free Energy Generator Homemade for Electricity DIY Recharge Mobile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/OH36/I3H6XD1L/FV7OH36I3H6XD1L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/OH36/I3H6XD1L/FV7OH36I3H6XD1L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/OH36/I3H6XD1L/FV7OH36I3H6XD1L.SMALL.jpg deisejei Green Power Solar Free Energy Generator Homemade for Electricity DIY Recharge MobileMaterials: Solar Panel 5 Watt 5 Volt Regulator Board Circuit ( You can DIY or buy from Ebay )Led Light - USB DC line
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 23:16:57 PST
Solar Free Energy Project Homemade Mini Generator For All Mobile and Tablet PC http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Free-Energy-Project-Homemade-Mini-Generator-/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 03:56:07 PST
5 Gal Bucket Clothes Washer http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Gallon-Bucket-1HP-1-Human-Power-Front-Load-Cloth/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 21:08:11 PST
From fireplace to stove http://www.instructables.com/id/From-fireplace-to-stove/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 02:02:37 PST
Salvage reusable parts from CFL and reduce Carbon Footprint http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvage-reusable-parts-from-CFL-and-reduce-Carbon-/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:20:30 PST
Getting your home ready for winter http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-your-home-ready-for-winter/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:23:37 PST
Sunlight Director http://www.instructables.com/id/Sunlight-Director/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:39:12 PDT
fuel vaporizer for Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/fuel-vaporizer-for-Generator/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:25:45 PDT
DIY Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wind-Turbine-2/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 08:43:22 PDT
Air Seal Your Attic For Energy Savings http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Seal-Your-Attic-For-Energy-Savings/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:25:44 PDT
Attic Stair Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Attic-Stair-Cover/
Attic Stair Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/MMMQ/I0HYO92I/FEMMMMQI0HYO92I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/MMMQ/I0HYO92I/FEMMMMQI0HYO92I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/MMMQ/I0HYO92I/FEMMMMQI0HYO92I.SMALL.jpg ezman IntroductionHere is away to reduce heat transferred during the winter and summer by encapsulating your folding attic stairs. Folding attic stairs, unlike your ceiling, does not have any insulation. Because of this, heat is transferred between the attic and your living space. Last spring I built 2...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:58:29 PDT
Shaky Leg Power Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Shaky-Leg-Power-Generator/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:32:34 PDT
ELS Electric motocycle (RUS) http://www.instructables.com/id/ELS-Electric-motocycle-RUS/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:19:50 PDT
Off-the-Grid Solar Wagon http://www.instructables.com/id/Off-the-Grid-Solar-Wagon/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:10:19 PDT
Emergency USB Solar Wall Socket: Solar Socket http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-USB-Solar-Wall-Socket-Solar-Socket/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 06:16:21 PDT
Magnetic Motor Based On Power Difference http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Motor-Based-On-Power-Difference/
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:40:08 PDT
Inexpensive Mini Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Mini-Turbine/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:21:52 PDT
Propeller For Homemade Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Propeller-For-Homemade-Wind-Turbine/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 04:42:13 PDT
DIY OFF GRID SOLAR SYSTEM http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-OFF-GRID-SOLAR-SYSTEM/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:00:45 PDT
50 cent coin battery http://www.instructables.com/id/50-cent-coin-battery/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 10:20:36 PDT
My vertical axis wind tuebine http://www.instructables.com/id/My-vertical-axis-wind-tuebine/
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:58:36 PDT
Simple Backyard Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Backyard-Wind-Turbine/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 19:50:46 PDT
Solar Power Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Power-Plant/
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Wed, 14 May 2014 00:12:12 PDT
LED incubator (cheap and LOW ENERGY consumption) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-incubator-cheap-and-LOW-ENERGY-consumption/
LED incubator (cheap and LOW ENERGY consumption) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/JXN4/HV0KYULZ/FFJJXN4HV0KYULZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/JXN4/HV0KYULZ/FFJJXN4HV0KYULZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/JXN4/HV0KYULZ/FFJJXN4HV0KYULZ.SMALL.jpg djaddo Hi,This is my first post on instructables.com. I think this could be helpful. :)This is an easy to make incubator with a really low energy consumption.You will need a few things only:2 buckets (smaller and bigger),1 aquarium heater (25w),2 metal bars,1 LED tape.How to:The smaller bucket will be inse...
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Sat, 10 May 2014 17:31:07 PDT
How To Install Radiant Barrier on Attic Rafters in 5 Steps http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Install-Radiant-Barrier-on-Attic-Rafters-in/
How To Install Radiant Barrier on Attic Rafters in 5 Steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/M5HA/HUWMCSED/FMXM5HAHUWMCSED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/M5HA/HUWMCSED/FMXM5HAHUWMCSED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/M5HA/HUWMCSED/FMXM5HAHUWMCSED.SMALL.jpg AtticFoil The goal of adding a radiant barrier in your attic is to cover as much of the underside of the roof as possible. You want to add the foil on all surfaces that make up the roof, but you also need to keep vents open and clear of the foil. Determine how much you need. For stapling foil up, you need ...
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Wed, 7 May 2014 12:44:27 PDT
$30 Vertical Axis Wind Turbine From Scrap Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Vertial-Axis-Wind-Turbine-from-30-Of-Scrap-Materia/
$30 Vertical Axis Wind Turbine From Scrap Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/4XVX/HSVGHLJZ/FWE4XVXHSVGHLJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/4XVX/HSVGHLJZ/FWE4XVXHSVGHLJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/4XVX/HSVGHLJZ/FWE4XVXHSVGHLJZ.SMALL.jpg SolarFlower_org This is a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine which uses wind energy to drive things like air and water pumps for cooling, irrigation and similar, or an alternator/generator for producing electricity. Note: this tutorial is also available at http://solarflower.org/tutorial.php?lang=en&tut=vawt with ...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:00:44 PDT
Steam Powered Smart Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Steam-Powered-Smart-Phone/
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 22:40:51 PDT
Electric Science Project With A Series Possible Future. http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Science-Project-With-A-Series-Possible-Fu/
Electric Science Project With A Series Possible Future. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/X3WO/HSHDVVUQ/FUAX3WOHSHDVVUQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/X3WO/HSHDVVUQ/FUAX3WOHSHDVVUQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/X3WO/HSHDVVUQ/FUAX3WOHSHDVVUQ.SMALL.jpg 7Kelson This is my first instructable. Here's a science project that will also be something very useful in a home, an RV, etc. Before you see the video. Take a look at these PDF documents first. 1. Appliance Wattage Requirements 2. How Much Is Enough 3. list of parts and tools 4. Schematics They will he...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 03:07:31 PDT
Solar Panel Setup around $100 http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Panel-Setup-around-100/
Solar Panel Setup around $100 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/SRR8/HSHDSHFK/FKFSRR8HSHDSHFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/SRR8/HSHDSHFK/FKFSRR8HSHDSHFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/SRR8/HSHDSHFK/FKFSRR8HSHDSHFK.SMALL.jpg 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 ...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 16:26:32 PST
Peltier chips In a cars radiator http://www.instructables.com/id/Peltier-chips-In-a-cars-radiator/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/FU5N/HS3GTB2V/FH3FU5NHS3GTB2V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/FU5N/HS3GTB2V/FH3FU5NHS3GTB2V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/FU5N/HS3GTB2V/FH3FU5NHS3GTB2V.SMALL.jpg the_burrito_master I will admit I've never worked with a peltier chip or know much about them but, I wanted to share an idea I have for a more fuel efficient car. In this diagram I have edited a skemmatic of an engines water cooling system to incorporate two water blocks similar to what you might find in a water cool...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 21:11:39 PST
Open Source Solarpad Kit Solar USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solarpad-Kit-Powerful-USB-Solar-Charger/
Open Source Solarpad Kit Solar USB Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/Z6U3/HS3GSV4R/FM7Z6U3HS3GSV4R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/Z6U3/HS3GSV4R/FM7Z6U3HS3GSV4R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/Z6U3/HS3GSV4R/FM7Z6U3HS3GSV4R.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle "Finally, A Proper Solar Charger For Hikers And Bikers" - Cult of Mac Can a compact solar USB charger charge a phone and an external battery at the same time in about 3 hours? Yes! This is an Open Source Hardware instruction manual on how to build the Solarpad Kit solar USB charger, which include...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:43:05 PST
"Delta" solar heat collector and soil warmer for the greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminium-window-screen-greenhouse-heat-collector-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/OD6D/HRI8Y6SJ/F5POD6DHRI8Y6SJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/OD6D/HRI8Y6SJ/F5POD6DHRI8Y6SJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/OD6D/HRI8Y6SJ/F5POD6DHRI8Y6SJ.SMALL.jpg gaiatechnician This project is at proof of concept stage. In my experiment, water at 8 degrees to 10 degrees C is dumped on the top of the dripwall and drips to the bottom. On its way down it collects heat from the material and the water temperature increases by 2 to 15  degrees C. (depending on if the sunshine is...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:28:24 PST
Thermoelectric generator (Heat to Electrical power) http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermal-Power-Unit-Fire-to-battery-power/
Thermoelectric generator (Heat to Electrical power) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/CSLI/HQQIKDN7/FYICSLIHQQIKDN7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/CSLI/HQQIKDN7/FYICSLIHQQIKDN7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/CSLI/HQQIKDN7/FYICSLIHQQIKDN7.SMALL.jpg u971 Thermal Power Generator. A medium Size Improvised Heat to Energy Apparatus...to be used in camping,survival,or general use charging of electronic devices,via the charging of rechargeable battery/s,and any source of fire..combined with a rocket stove or camping stove,along with maybe bio gas fuel (op...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:05:29 PST
Easy Film Can AA Battery Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Film-Can-AA-Battery-Holder/
Easy Film Can AA Battery Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/LZ6D/HQ5VDX2B/F3HLZ6DHQ5VDX2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/LZ6D/HQ5VDX2B/F3HLZ6DHQ5VDX2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/LZ6D/HQ5VDX2B/F3HLZ6DHQ5VDX2B.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club Simple Film Canister Battery Holder Fat Cat was complaining he didn't have any AA battery holders for just one battery. So we came up with this. It is really easy to make and took very little time. Materials Materials that we used. In one picture we forgot the glue dots and the other we forg...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 19:27:03 PST
Bio Gas Cannister/Collector. (Improvised) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bio-Gas-CannisterCollector-Improvised/
Bio Gas Cannister/Collector. (Improvised) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/NPFY/HQ5K2FOH/FB4NPFYHQ5K2FOH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/NPFY/HQ5K2FOH/FB4NPFYHQ5K2FOH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/NPFY/HQ5K2FOH/FB4NPFYHQ5K2FOH.SMALL.jpg u971 Small bio gas container vessel,that will be used connected to a bio gas generator,it will be a balloon collector and a T Section Containment Vessel,a squeeze on the balloon will push out and release stored gases into the container section,then into your desired apparatus ,Gases which can be used for...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 12:23:00 PST
Bio Gas Generator. (Small) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bio-Gas-Generator-Small/
Bio Gas Generator. (Small) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/HJ61/HQ45AT4Y/F5SHJ61HQ45AT4Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/HJ61/HQ45AT4Y/F5SHJ61HQ45AT4Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/HJ61/HQ45AT4Y/F5SHJ61HQ45AT4Y.SMALL.jpg u971 BIO GAS GENERATOR (SMALL) Natural gas producing device,that uses the process of Decaying matter to create flammable gases,Decaying Matter will be Animal Droppings To create Methane Gases.   (If anyone has seen the movie "Mad Max" beyond the thunderdome",will remember the whole of barter town was fue...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 12:22:35 PST
Wind Turbine/s For Free! (Small 8"inch Blades) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Turbines-For-Free-Small-8-Blades/
Wind Turbine/s For Free! (Small 8"inch Blades) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/GFLG/HPQO9C2E/FYTGFLGHPQO9C2E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/GFLG/HPQO9C2E/FYTGFLGHPQO9C2E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/GFLG/HPQO9C2E/FYTGFLGHPQO9C2E.SMALL.jpg u971 Wanted to rig up a few (Small) DC Motor Wind Turbines 2 or 3,in order to gather energy from the sudden and very windy conditions here in the UK Sunlight is..not so harvest worthy as the wind..many cloudy and dull days will not gather anywhere near as much energy as it would from Direct Sunlight,so a...
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 14:42:43 PST
TESLA FREE ENERGY GENERATOR (COLLECTOR) http://www.instructables.com/id/TESLA-FREE-ENERGY-COLLECTOR/
TESLA FREE ENERGY GENERATOR (COLLECTOR) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/ERMY/HQ3KHQYR/FTEERMYHQ3KHQYR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/ERMY/HQ3KHQYR/FTEERMYHQ3KHQYR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/ERMY/HQ3KHQYR/FTEERMYHQ3KHQYR.SMALL.jpg prayag nao Hello friends you hv also heard about tesla who was great inventor.i m going to make his device for collecting energy from air.for make this device you will need these things.... 1. 4 diodes 2. a 100uf ,50v capacitor 3. aluminum foil 4. piece of card board 5. some wires 6.LED(optional) antenna ma...
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Sat, 30 Nov 2013 07:58:11 PST
Concentrated Photovoltaics with a Power Transistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Concentrated-Photovoltaics-with-a-Power-Transistor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/6F83/HNT620QH/FJB6F83HNT620QH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/6F83/HNT620QH/FJB6F83HNT620QH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/6F83/HNT620QH/FJB6F83HNT620QH.SMALL.jpg bubal With the famous 2N3055 power transistor it is possible to make a solar cell or photovoltaic cell, a really small one. But with the help of a magnifying glass it produces enough electricity to move a tiny motor. This motor works with a voltage as low as 0.3 Volts. It is very important to use a radiat...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 07:46:35 PST
Biogas at home- Cheap and Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Biogas-at-home-Cheap-and-Easy/
Biogas at home- Cheap and Easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/75NO/HNM4HAFZ/F2V75NOHNM4HAFZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/75NO/HNM4HAFZ/F2V75NOHNM4HAFZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/75NO/HNM4HAFZ/F2V75NOHNM4HAFZ.SMALL.jpg Chitlange Sahas Hi there, I am Sahas chitlange, aging 14, from India. here is my homemade cheap and easy to build mini Biogas plant. It burns for approx. 20-30 mins on a bunsen burner. you can add anything from your kitchen waste ( Exept Onion peels and eggshells). In 12 hours the Gas is ready for use. It is very e...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 03:55:27 PST
My "NEW" Solar Setup http://www.instructables.com/id/My-NEW-Solar-Setupunder-construction/
My "NEW" Solar Setup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/SJ66/HN829J21/FFJSJ66HN829J21.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/SJ66/HN829J21/FFJSJ66HN829J21.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/SJ66/HN829J21/FFJSJ66HN829J21.SMALL.jpg kalefranklin This is my second version of solar power.  The first version can be seen in my other instructable              http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Solar-Setup/ I did not take pictures as I was building this unit, because I had to make several changes as I was building.  If I had this instructable w...
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 21:50:36 PDT
Portable Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Power/
Portable Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/QILE/HLA1SC26/FI9QILEHLA1SC26.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/QILE/HLA1SC26/FI9QILEHLA1SC26.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/QILE/HLA1SC26/FI9QILEHLA1SC26.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club This power pack would be for emergency use, like when a storm knocks out the power, and would be very nice to have for camping. Okay, Fat Cat saw this on youtube and thought we could do an instructable on it. We highly recommend that you check out the link to the video by KK's Boathouse. It is very...
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Sat, 7 Sep 2013 18:48:00 PDT
Connecting Multiple Solar Panels http://www.instructables.com/id/Connecting-Multiple-Solar-Panels/
Connecting Multiple Solar Panels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/Q8OK/HJUWSQIJ/F35Q8OKHJUWSQIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/Q8OK/HJUWSQIJ/F35Q8OKHJUWSQIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/Q8OK/HJUWSQIJ/F35Q8OKHJUWSQIJ.SMALL.jpg kalefranklin Connecting Multiple Solar Panels There are 3 ways to connect solar panels; parallel, series, and a combination of parallel and series. The first way I am going to talk about is parallel because this is probably the most common way that panels will be connected. For this example I am showing you con...
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Wed, 7 Aug 2013 10:32:48 PDT
Building a solar panel, 2 glass panes style. http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-solar-panel-2-glass-panes-style/
Building a solar panel, 2 glass panes style. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/1RO7/HJW8WAF2/FCL1RO7HJW8WAF2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/1RO7/HJW8WAF2/FCL1RO7HJW8WAF2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/1RO7/HJW8WAF2/FCL1RO7HJW8WAF2.SMALL.jpg kalefranklin In this instructable I will explain how I built a solar panel using 2 panes of glass.  I am not the first person to do this, there are other instructables and youtube videos that show how this is done also, but this is how I did it. If you have looked at my first solar panel project, I say this one ...
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 21:38:37 PDT
My "OLD" Solar Setup http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Solar-Setup/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/KSSR/HJKC15NB/FPXKSSRHJKC15NB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/KSSR/HJKC15NB/FPXKSSRHJKC15NB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/KSSR/HJKC15NB/FPXKSSRHJKC15NB.SMALL.jpg kalefranklin This is my solar setup, its messy but it works. There are units that you can buy that do the same thing that I have built.  This setup take the charge from my solar panels, charges the battery, and gives me 12v DC and 120v AC. This setup is a continuation of my other instructables: http://www.instru...
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 16:41:09 PDT
Building a Solar Panel, EVA film style. http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Solar-Panel-EVA-film-style/
Building a Solar Panel, EVA film style. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/CKLI/HJKC14JA/F6HCKLIHJKC14JA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/CKLI/HJKC14JA/F6HCKLIHJKC14JA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/CKLI/HJKC14JA/F6HCKLIHJKC14JA.SMALL.jpg kalefranklin Building a solar panel, EVA film style. This is a continuation of my other instructable “How to solder solar cells together”. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solder-Solar-Cells-Together/ The picture above is of the completed panel.  This panel was put up July of 2013, if produces an average p...
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Sun, 28 Jul 2013 17:29:11 PDT