Instructables: exploring - workshop - tracker - featured Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:05:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Portable Single Axis Solar Tracker
DIY Portable Single Axis Solar Tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> Progressive Automations Solar power is one of the most accessible types of renewable energy and is rapidly increasing in efficiency and affordability. For this project, we will show you how we used our PA-14 Mini Linear Actuator to follow the sun through a single axis of motion using a custom built solar tracker. This incr...
By: Progressive Automations

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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:27:31 PDT
Solar PV tracker
Solar PV tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> bwitmer 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%), but the argon filled ones can be a bit pricey, a...
By: bwitmer

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Wed, 31 Dec 2008 09:20:12 PST
Solar Oven With Tracking...
Solar Oven With Tracking... - More DIY How To Projects]]> SolarPoweredGardener Whilst surfing the net one day I came across a site that showed you how to make simple solar cookers. The next day I made one out of cardboard and tin foil. I was amazed at how well it worked. After a lot more surfing and learning I came up with this design that any handyman with basic electrical sk...
By: SolarPoweredGardener

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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 02:11:49 PDT
D.I.Y. Solar Setup.
D.I.Y. Solar Setup. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rob Patterson This instructable will tell you how I went about building a 12v Solar setup to run my Air Cooler during our hot Summer and a 12v 120 litre Fridge/Freezer during the cooler months. It will include some of the things I got right and the things I got wrong while building my "Sun Suckers". Please keep...
By: Rob Patterson

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Thu, 11 Jun 2009 22:22:15 PDT