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Make your own Solar Powered Cell Phone Charger

One of the best and simplest videos I’ve seen on how to make your own solar charger for small electronics. (Click “read more” for the video)

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Why Solar Makes Cents

¬†Many people lament over the prices of solar panels, believing that it would take decades to recoup the cost of this renewable energy. One man’s story says different: With his installed solar panels, he saves about $200 off his electric bill each month AND earns about $100 back from the grid. Read his full story [...]

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Solar power now more affordable than ever, say experts

Solar power now more affordable than ever, say experts

With the recent spikes in oil prices, people now more than ever are seeking alternative energy sources. With demand for solar panels at an all-time high, China’s factories have been producing them in droves, driving them down in price. Prices for solar panels have ¬†fallen almost 50% since the start of 2011, just a little [...]

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People for Solar

People for Solar

Good ideas come from everywhere. It’s why I can’t get enough of reading things online. This certainly is no exception: A man named Paul Needham has created a solution for India’s poor. Currently, many Indians lack access to basic electricity because it’s too expensive, yet they use expensive kerosene to power their lamps. Needham figured [...]

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