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DIY: How To Turn a Playing Card Into a Solar-Powered Battery Charger

A few weeks ago we shared Instructable‘s handy DIY guide to building your own solar-powered USB charger. Now, the website has provided a guide to creating a solar-powered charger for rechargeable NiMH AA and AAA batteries with a twist – it’s made from a playing card! Read the rest of DIY: How To Turn a [...]
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A cheaper, practical battery solution for renewables in remote locations?

Utilities / Energy : Smart Grid (2 hours ago)

Aquion Energy has brought to market a battery designed to provide energy storage for wind and solar power, and has delivered its first batteries to microgrid operators. According to an article in MIT Technology Review, the batteries... Read Post

How to Make Your Own Solar iPhone/iPod Charger [DIY]

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo (6 years ago)

Like a deluxe version of the DIY MintyBoost AA charger, here's a DIY that explains how to assemble a USB charger that is not only rechargeable—with a Lithium Polymer battery—but also solar powered. For this DIY, you will need an Alt... Read Post

Amazon Deal of the Day: Save 38% on Goal Zero Solar Recharging Kit and Portable Battery Charger

Technology : Geeks are Sexy (5 months ago)

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon offers 38% off on Goal Zero’s Solar Recharging Kit ($79.99) as well as their Portable Battery Charger ($49.99.) Today only, save on 2 Goal Zero items. The Guide 10 Plus Solar Recharging... Read Post


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