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How to Get 4X The Power From Your Solar Panels

Tech Ingredients tests out his solar panel reflector design. We start with an overview of possible reflector technologies and then compare two identical solar panels but one has the reflector panels installed.

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Maker Solar

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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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 Science

Great DIY Powerwall Project

Yesterday, the East Coast was hit hard by a tropical storm that left millions without power. That got me thinking (and searching) about off-grid alternatives, which led me to jehugarcia’s video on his home DIY Powerwall project.

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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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Career Data Driven Livestream

Careers in Data Predictions, Transforming Organizational Culture, and DIY Solar Power

In this livestream, Andy and I talk about why Data Engineering may be the next hot career, how Microsoft’s culture has changed, and Frank’s solar power experiments.

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