Solar Sector: India’s Next Employment Hub

The four most useful natural energy resources that would probably remain always available on the Earth are wind, waves, geothermal heat and solar power. Among these, solar power is one of...

Charging Batteries With Solar Power Using MPPT Controller

A solar charge controller prevents overcharging of batteries from solar panels. It functions by regulating the voltage and current coming from the solar panels and going to the batteries. To increase...

100VA Solar Sine Wave Inverter with MPPT

Servotech has developed and launched a very compact 12V -100Watt, Pure Sine Wave Solar Inverter, with MPPT Charge Controller conforming to IEC 60068-2-1, IEC 60068-2-2, IEC 60068-2-14, IEC 60068-2-30, IEC 60529,...
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Tutorial: Solar Array Design

Using mini solar panels this video demonstrates the basics of solar array design and construction. Suitable for introductory classes to solar array design. Courtesy: ScienceOnline  
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How To: Home-made Solar Panels

In this video, the author is going to show you how to built some solar panels from start to finish These panels cost the author very little to build and are...
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DIY: Solar USB Charger

In this project, the author is going to make a solar USB charger by using various components like small solar panels, twin AA batteries holder, two rechargeable batteries and a standard...

Renewable Energy: From Sugar-Powered Battery to Clean Tech Inspired by Butterflies

This story begins just like any other—with a problem. There are way too many electrical and electronic appliances and devices in the world today. Engineers are trying to reduce the power...

Dawn of High-Efficiency Solar Cells

  The sun delivers 1.2×105 terawatts of power to the earth, which is about 104 times the rate at which human civilisation currently produces and uses energy. More energy from sunlight strikes...

Solar Panels Gain 30% Additional Power with Maxim’s Cell-String Optimizer

San Jose, CA and Las Vegas, NV—September 7, 2016—New cell-string optimizer technology from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) allows photovoltaic (PV) panels to harvest significantly more energy and simplifies design...

Are Solar PV Farms Polluting?

  Solar energy has long been touted better for the environment than fossil fuels. Considered as one of the ‘green’ sources of energy, it might become mainstream within the next decade. However,...