LG CES 2010: GD510 Solar Powered Cell Phone

May 30, 2011 by  
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“A truly “”green”” phone, the LG GD510 features many innovative features: – Built-in solar panel for charging the phone – 10 minutes of sun = 2 min 15 sec of talk time or 180 min standby – Eco-calculator shows amount of CO2 emissions saved by using solar power – Plugged in, the phone has a reminder to unplug the charger once it’s fully charged – Packaging is made from recycled paper & soy ink – The phone does not contain any polyvinyl chloride (PVC)”

Solar Panels – How to Make a Homemade Solar Panel

May 22, 2011 by  
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www.EnergyBrainiac.com – How to Make a Homemade Solar Panel Solar panels, unlike before, are cheap and easy to install with great efficiency. With this advent, you can save big money as well as help save the environment. A DIY kit is available and has an easy to follow instruction with them. What you need is some simple tools and you’re done. Here is your guide to make a homemade solar panel 1. First, you must know the loads of your solar panel and the package that is affordable to you. One watt of solar panel module will coast you about and a 200 watts module is around 00. If you need more power, you can connect this to form a collector to produce your desired power needs. Electrical connections are made in series to achieve a desired output voltage and/or in parallel to provide a desired amount of current capability. 2. After selecting the solar panel modules, you need a charge controller which is an important system component that regulates the voltage generated by the solar panel. This will regulate your power and provide protection to the batteries from being over or under-charged. 3. Next, you need a solar inverter this will convert 12 volt DC (direct current) from solar panel to 125 volts AC (alternating current) which will feed your appliances. Some high end inverters combine an inverter, battery charger and dual transfer switch in one package. 4. Batteries are needed if there is no sun or there is a blackout in your area. Typically, lead acid batteries are

Solar Revolution – Sphelar : Spherical Solar Cell : DigInfo

May 20, 2011 by  
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movie.diginfo.tv DigInfo News Embracing the move towards renewable energy sources, Kyosemi have revolutionized the design of the traditional solar cell, increasing it’s power generation efficiency and paving the way for innovative applications and a more economical use of raw materials. Sphelar is a spherical micro solar cell, which unlike traditional flat solar cells, can effectively harness reflected and diffused solar light as well as direct light from all directions. Each cell, is 1 to 1.5 mm and can be connected in parallel or in series, allowing for a limitless range of shapes and uses including flexible solar cells, round solar cells, or power-generating windows for buildings or offices while maintaining a certain level of transparency. Also, compared to the production process for traditional solar cells there is a dramatic reduction in the amount of wasted silicon. “In the process of producing spherical spolar cells, molten silicon is used. It’s dripped from an elevated position, and crystallizes as a sphere in mid-air, so using this process no silicon is wasted in the production of solar cells.” Kyosemi have also developed the SphelarVoice which is a battery-free wireless audio optical information system that receives information via infrared rays. The SphelarVoice uses an array of LEDs to emit a light signal which is recieved by the solar cells, converted into an electrical signal on the battery-free wireless handset and sent to the speaker.

Solar Panels | How to build a Solar Panel from Solar Cells DIY Part 1

May 11, 2011 by  
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bit.ly {Make Solar Panels|Save Energy Now|Solar Panel Information|Your Own Solar Panels|How To Solar Panels} .How to build a Solar Panel from Solar Cells DIY Part 1 This is a video of how I build solar panels from single solar cells wired in series. This is a great DIY “do it yourself” Green power project. These solar panels are very powerful and following these steps you will be able to make them for 1/3 of what they sell them for in the stores. If your looking to get off the grid or just drop your electric bill this is perfect for you! Stay tuned for up and coming parts. I will seal these solar panels and test them in up and coming videos. We will even show how we install it on my own home and how I connect it to our grid tie inverter. I hope you enjoy the video. All the best, -Pete Mixcat.com mixcatcom

Build a solar panels

May 10, 2011 by  
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energy-solarpanels.com Electricity is something that we cannot exclude form any part of our lives. The increasing population is putting great pressure on the system all over the world. There are so many countries looking for new sources of electricity. Solar panel can be a great source of electricity and meet the demand of the increasing population. Sun is the most powerful source of energy. The amount of solar power delivered by sun is enormous and it is more than we will ever need. But sun delivers energy which also contains heat and water. We cannot use the energy directly to power a computer. This is why we use solar panels. Solar panels can help us to refine the solar energy and convert it into usable electricity. It is found that if we can build solar panels to cover even 1% of Sahara desert, we will be able to generate enough electricity to run the whole world. You can build solar panels for your home and become self dependent for the supply of electricity. Moreover, as a member of planet earth, we have a duty towards the Mother Nature. We have to keep her alive for keeping the human race alive. Solar panels are environment friendly and you can contribute towards the nature and at the same time meet your family’s electricity demand if you build your own solar panel. If you build solar panel for your home, you will be contributing in keeping the environment free from harmful gases. Producing electricity by using Solar panel can reduce the expense of electricity to a

Solar Electric Powered Flight

May 7, 2011 by  
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Glenn Pew interviews Eric Raymond. Eric has been flying his battery launched solar assisted sailplane since the late ’80s. He knows the road to progress doesn’t come as bolts of lightning in time but through years of small steps. Glenn Pew caught up with Eric to learn about Sunseeker the Solar Impulse project and more… www.glennpew.com

HOW TO BUILD A SOLAR PANEL from Solar Cells DIY Part

May 3, 2011 by  
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solarpanelselectricity.co Revealed Make your own solar panels and save money! Step By Step Guide Is Now Available: – Introduction To Solar Energy. – Building Your Solar Panel. – Solar Help Package. – Solar Energy Video Series – Make A Wind Turbine! – Build A Wind Turbine – Info Video Series FREE ACCESS NOW: solarpanelselectricity.co

How to build a Solar Panel from Solar Cells DIY Part 1

April 14, 2011 by  
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How to build a Solar Panel from Solar Cells DIY Part 1 This is a video of how I build solar panels from single solar cells wired in series. This is a great DIY “do it yourself” Green power project. These solar panels are very powerful and following these steps you will be able to make them for 1/3 of what they sell them for in the stores. If your looking to get off the grid or just drop your electric bill this is perfect for you! Stay tuned for up and coming parts. I will seal these solar panels and test them in up and coming videos. We will even show how we install it on my own home and how I connect it to our grid tie inverter. I hope you enjoy the video. All the best, -Pete Mixcat.com mixcatcom