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off-grid solar kits

off-grid solar kits – Why them?

How has solar PV technology advanced? off-grid solar kits – Why them? With the decreasing cost of photovoltaics (PV), going solar is becoming more cost-effective and adoption rates continue to increase for both on-grid and off-grid applications. The solar PV technology continues to advance to provide power solutions for both businesses and individuals. From a very massive utility-scale power plant providing over 2GW (2000 MW) of generating capacity to a 4 or…

solar phone charger

Solar panel portable charger

I love electronics and I love the environment. When I found out that there was a way to combine my enthusiasm for both, I was amazed! Solar panels are such an efficient source of renewable energy. The best part is that now you can actually get them as portable chargers for your gadgets. It sounds like science fiction but it’s real and it works so well! You can power up…

Mobile-phone based off-grid solar is powering many rural homes in Africa.

Many countries in Africa remain not connected to the main grid, and they never will be. Why do I say this? These countries may leapfrog from using power from the main grid to the use of decentralized renewable energy. Just the same way Africa leapfrogged from using grid-type connected telephone lines to cellphones — Africa is doing the same thing with grid power to off-grid solar. There is vast potential,…