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A Solar Generator the Will Run Fridge and Deep Freeze For Two Days

I’ve built a solar generator a few years ago and I’m thinking it’s time for an upgrade. This video is a little tour of my new solar generator with its features and capacity ratings. I will update with another video when I add the extra battery module and connect it to solar panels for charging […]

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Maker Solar

Storing Solar Power on a Roof

Battery technology has a long way to go if renewables are going to be successful. Here’s an interesting and low tech way to store energy.

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Interesting Solar

Solar Panels Plus Farming? Agrivoltaics Explained

Solar panels plus farming? Agrivoltaics explained. Could combining solar panels plus farming be a viable solution to the growing demand for food production and energy demand? This video takes a closer look at adding solar to our farm land as well as some of the side benefits and challenges it creates.

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Are Perovskite Solar Cells Could Be the Future of Renewable Energy?

What if we could build solar panels using materials that aren’t supply-limited and with a lower carbon process? As well as achieving higher efficiencies at the same time? Perovskite solar panels have been promising that future for some time now, but where are they? And are they the future of solar panel technology? This video […]

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CivicTech Solar

One Of World’s Largest Floating Solar Farms and Singapore’s Solar Plan

In the next decade, Singapore must confront the interconnected challenges of climate change, a growing population and the need to remain globally competitive on a small island. The solution is to invest in innovative new megaprojects that do more in less space. When completed, the energy generated by the Tengah solar farm will help Singapore […]

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Solar

How and Why Singapore Plans To Pipe Electricity From Australia

95% of Singapore’s electricity comes from burning natural gas. As Singapore is a small island, there is no room for sprawling solar or wind farms. What if you were to pipe in the electricity from a place with more land for solar and wind? The Australia-ASEAN Power Link is a mega-project looking to bring renewable […]

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Maker Solar

How to Build a 5kWh DIY Portable Power Cart Hand Truck

LithiumSolar  latest project is a rather fun portable power station built ontop a standard hand truck. This power cart packs a powerful punch with a 2.4kW inverter and a 5.0kWh battery bank. The MPPSolar inverter is an all-in-one device that also includes an MPPT solar charge controller and an AC charger. The BigBattery batteries each […]

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Interesting Solar

Racing A Solar Car Across The Australian Outback

Here’s an interesting look at a solar powered race across the Australian Outback.

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Maker Solar

Should You Build or Buy a 5V USB Portable Solar Power Charger?

In this video, GreatScott! takes a closer look at a commercial 5V USB portable solar power charger. After measuring its output power and pretty much “short reviewing” the product, I will try to make my own DIY version that should cost around the same while outputting more power! Let’s get started!

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