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DIY Solar Water Lightbulb Provides 55 Watts Of Light…

What do you get with sunshine and an old plastic bottle filled with water and chlorine? Thanks to Alfred Moser and a group of MIT students, you get a 55-watt solar bulb that refracts sunlight! It’s powerful enough to light up a home but more than that it’s environmentally friendly, inexpensive, and easy to make. […]

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DIY Homemade Solar Powered Air Cooler For $15…

Using solar energy to generate heat is something that’s common and widespread among those who live an off-the-grid lifestyle. But what about using solar power to cool your room? Is that even possible? It actually is and it costs less than you can imagine, as you can make a solar air cooler form only $15. […]

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Sunflower-Shaped Solar Concentrators Produce Electricity & Fresh Water…

IBM Research and Swiss solar technology company Airlight Energy have released an amazing 10 meter high solar structure that resembles a sunflower, capable of producing electricity and water. The High Concentration PhotoVoltaic Thermal (HCPVT) system concentrates the sun’s energy by up to 2,000 times, converting 80 percent of it into usable energy.  The machines generate up to […]

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Solar Panel Prices Hit An All Time Low – 25% Drop In Just 5 Months…

People’s perceptions and minimal use of solar power as their main source of electricity could now be positively changing, as prices have plummeted and are intending to stay low. Entering into a new era of clean energy production, the previous few months have brought us increasingly low prices for the renewable energy source, and it […]

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