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How to Make Solar Panels

Solar Panels- We've looked into making these before, maybe it's time for me to get on him about actually doing it so we can save some money on electric!!

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A solar panel connected to a battery-powered lighting system can provide plenty of light to remote buildings or sheds.

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from Inhabitat

Solar Roadways Unveils Super Strong Solar Panels for Roads in Prototypical Parking Lot

Eight years ago, Scott and Julie Brusaw had a vision of replacing the asphalt on American roadways and parking lots with energy-producing solar panels that are strong enough to withstand vehicular traffic. After a lot of experimentation and funding struggles, the couple and their company Solar Roadways just unveiled their first parking lot made of hexagonal panels!

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from TreeHugger

$3 Emergency Solar-Powered Radio Made With an Altoids Tin

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from IPPINKA

Window Solar Charger

Interesting idea.....Window solar charger @ http://www.xddesign.eu/products.html

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You dont need a DIY solar panel system kit to go 100% solar power. After two years of work today I threw the switch and went 100% off grid with solar power. It really works! What is surprising is it cost less and was easier to do than expected. That being said I had a lot of help from Al http://YouTube.com/EcoNewPower. I will break down all the...

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Thin film solar panels are very light; they stick to the metal roof. Peel and stick solar panels are designed to be used on a new or an existing roof or building where weights and wind lift may be a concern. If weight on the roof or wind lift was a concern when you considered the solid solar panels then the thin film solar panels may be the right option for you, and they work for commercial as well as residential buildings. Thin film solar panels use fewer materials than crystalline solar…

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