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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...

How To Make A Wireless Sensor Node?

In many applications, harvesting of ambient energy sources becomes a necessity.  Wireless sensor nodes are thus becoming increasingly widespread these days for monitoring and recording parameters like temperature, humidity and pressure at diverse...

Selecting Appropriate Rooftop Solar Panels

India is blessed with abundant sunshine for most of the year. Switching to solar energy is therefore an extremely logical option. Solar energy is more economical and environment-friendly as compared to...
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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...

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...

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...

Modernise Your Living With Solar

Today, lifestyle is changing at a very fast pace, while accepting ways to save energy. However, using grid electricity is not the solution as it is too costly. Electricity generation is...
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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...

Pros and Cons of Different Solar Modules

Talking about the pros of solar PV systems, Stefan de Haan, principal analyst, Photovoltaics, IHS iSuppli, says, “In most regions of the world, PV is already the cheapest renewable energy technology....

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,...

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