DIY Solar Projects – Updated Edition: Small Projects to Whole-home Systems: Tap Into the Sun

Learn how to make your own solar-powered appliances and additions to your home with the step-by-step instructions you’ll find in this updated edition of DIY Solar Projects!

Put the sun to work in your home with the new, expanded edition of the popular 2011 title DIY Solar Projects. Like the original, this edition offers small-scale, achievable solar projects that homeowners can build and install themselves. From cooking in solar ovens, to mounting solar panels on your roof, this book teaches how to take advantage of solar energy. It’s all possible with relatively small investments and minimal DIY building experience.

You’ll learn how to make:

  • Tool trailer with available AC-power (directly from the sun)
  • Solar systems for marine crafts
  • Solar-powered security light
  • Solar water heater
  • Solar hot-air collector window mount
  • Solar lumber kiln
  • Solar battery charging station

With clear instructions, tips, and step-by-step color photos for each project, this book takes the intimidation out of DIY solar builds. For those with more ambitious solar power plans, this updated edition contains information on outfitting your home with solar electricity collection systems and integrating them into your primary power supply system. Excitement about home solar energy is exploding, and DIY Solar Projects: Updated Edition sheds light on how you can get involved immediately.

This book also offers an extensive resource guide with links to tax-reducing, subsidy, and support programs on both a national and state-by-state level. With high energy costs and an environment that demands cleaner fuel sources, now is the time to introduce new, cost-saving solar projects into your home.

Product Features

  • DIY Solar Projects Updated Edition Small Projects to Whole Home Systems Tap Into the Sun


Suaoki Collapsible Clover Style 18 Led Brightest Camping Tent Lantern Lighting Lights Flashlight Rechargeable Battery By USB or Solar Charging (Orange)

Go Greener
Going camping yet concerning batteries for your tent lantern? No need to worry with our new solar lantern featuring both solar and micro USB charging. Bring it with you when traveling, when in emergency, you won?’t be stranded with no lights at night with emergency solar charging.

Adjust It to Your Needs
Clover-shaped design offers versatile stance so that you lantern can be hung or set to stand on its base. Three lampshades can be adjusted independently to set perfect lightning for each particular condition.

Charge Quick Charge Save
The micro USB port allows swift charge in only 3.5 hours to give your lantern all the power it needs. In case of outdoor emergency, three individual solar panels also delivers smooth charging. Smart protection chip ensures safety by preventing it from overcharging, over-discharging or over-circuit.

Product Details:
Built-in battery: 680mAh/3.7V Lithium battery
LED specification: 18Leds 3528 white light 6000-6500K
Solar charge input voltage (750W/?O): 5.5V
High level lighting time after fully charged: 2 hours
Low level lighting time after fully charged: hours
Flash level lighting time after fully charged: 4 hours
High-brightness lighting time after 1 hour charging under sunlight (500W/ M2): 15 minutes
Low-brightness lighting time after 1 hour charging under sunlight (500W/ M2): 30 minutes
External diameter (Close): 62.7*149.8 mm (2.47*5.9inches)
External diameter (Open): 291*27.1mm (11.47*1.067inches)
Weight: 168g (0.37pounds)

Package Contents:
– 1 x Suaoki Solar Lantern
– 1 x Micro USB Cable
– 1 x User Manual

Product Features

  • Solar Charging: turbo charge via the micro USB port in 3.5 hours with full battery. Three individual solar panels support charging when in emergency outdoor conditions with no outlets or power source.
  • Versatile Lighting Source: you can choose one of three lighting modes: high, low or SOS blinking, perfect for outdoor activities like camping, hiking, fishing, or a light source for late-at-night porch readings.
  • Convenient to Carry: portable, foldable and durable, this lantern can be adjusted to any particular space to fit your current needs. Shorter than iPhone 6 plus, it can be folded down completely to take the least space in your backpack.
  • Thoughtful Details: Hidden hanging hook design allows you to place the light on outdoor occasions such as camping light for your tent.
  • Smart Protection Chip: protects your lantern from overcharging, over-discharging and over-circuit, guarantees safety in utilization


2 Pack 30 LED Solar Lights, Mulcolor Solar Solar Powered Security Lights Wireless Solar Lights Rechargeable Waterproof Wall Light with PIR Sensor for Garden, Patio?Backyard and Pathway

By CE and RoHS certification – safe and secure.

Notes:

No dim mode.Only 2 lighting modes–on/off.

Specification:

Solar panel:1.3W,5.5V
Li-ion battery:1200mAh ,3.7V
LED Power: 30LEDs,22-24lumen/PCS,0.2W
Color temperature:6000K-6500K
Solar charging time: 6-8 hours
Product Dimension:150*120*38mm
Brightness:720lm
Waterproof grade: IP64
Lighting mode: ON and OFF
Motion distance and angle: 3m(10 feet), 120 degree
Solar panel life span: 5 years;LED Life Span: 50,000 hours

Package include

1 X Holan solar sensor light
2 X Expansion pillar-hinge
2 X Screw
1 X Key Pin
1 X Manual

Tips

Please remove the film before use.
Please make sure clicked the “on/off” switch with a pin and fully charge before the first use

No any street lights, any city lights, or any traffic to make it slightly more visible.

Warranty

30-Day Money Back Guarantee
18 Month Replacement Warranty

Product Features

  • 【Biggest Solar Panel & Larger Solar Capacity】– You may wondering how we are manufacturing the product carefully. We communicate with suppliers to cut larger solar panels, finalized the available size 3.6″ × 4.9″,the biggest solar panels in the 30 led’s market, means bigger capacity and longer working time. Meanwhile. Also adopted the largest sensor head of small wall light, thus getting a longer sensor length of 10-26 feet with a 120 degree sensing angle.
  • 【Brightest 30 Led Beads 】– The brightest of its kind, with 30 LEDs, more brighter than 8 leds, 12 leds, 16leds, 24leds, 28leds etc. When throwing garbage through outside wall, dog resting in the yard, car coming into garage,children cycling back home, goning the toilet through the stairs, playing on the patio, walking on the fence,come ready to use your super bright lights for security or night time lighting
  • 【2017 Latest Exclusive Design 】– After we sold out 2000pcs solar lights,many feedback from lighting issues and weak weatherproof resulted, just as other sellers,so we take lots of energy to conquer all issues you are complaining! We modified the led distribution design, changed from one structure to 4 structures(As photo 3), distributed the 30 led on both sides,increased soft light broad,so no dizziness when looking straight, no water infiltration into inside when it rains,means enhanced weath
  • 【Simple & Enjoyable】– We are concerned that complex installation will affect your mood, so we simplified installation and equipped with a full set of screws, no wire and easy mounted. When motion detected, turns on automatically. No worry to turn off manually. Last for 10 seconds,then turns off automatically.The simpler, the more enjoyable.
  • 【100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE】– We know that it is not enough to provide a high quality products without a good service. We promise come with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Nevertheless, various uncontrollable factors may still make you stepped on lemon, no worry about that, replacement/refund per your request asap. We back our customers and products without fail and are dedicated to address any product/service issues to ensure we deliver a 5-star experience for all our customers.


Solar Charger 15000mAh,Teryei Portable Solar Power Bank High Efficiency Solar Phone Charger with Solar Panel, Dual USB Cell Phone Battery Charger for iPhone,Samsung and Emergency Outdoor (# Cool)

Choose Teryei ,Charge Fast, Live More

Strong Design But Perfect Adventure Companionship
Compact design with Powerful Compass+Waterproof Solar Charger+High Capacity Battery+Dual USB Output+Ultra Bright LED Flashlight

Dual USB Output:
Teryei solar usb charger allow you to charge 2 digital devices simultaneously, directly charging from the sunlight, providing adequate charging service.

Ultra Bright LED Flashlight with 3 Light Modes:
Our Solar Cell Phone Charger Build-in 2 LED light on the back side of the powered bank with perfect illumination by upgraded 3 Light Modes

Tips and Advantage:
1. DC input is recommended for faster recharging as it takes only 6 -8 hours before you use it.
2.A green light indicates that it is receiving light and is slowly charging.
If it is placed in a dark place, it will close.
3. Double-click our portable solar phone charger for two seconds and the LED will turn on or off.
4.Portable light weight but durable and reliable high quality Lithium-ion battery.
5.Water resistant dust proof and shock proof, ideal solar powered bank for outside use.
6.Dual super bright LED light with 3 mode for emergency.
7.Compass as gift, get your way on the moving by our solar battery charger.

NOTE:
External battery charger with solar panel can recharge by solar or outlet. But please do
not take solar as main power source as it mainly for topping off. It’s subject to sunlight
intensity and panel conversion rate, which may take long time to charge with our solar battery charger

Specification:
   * Size: 140×20 x 7.9 mm / 5.5 x 0.8 x3.1 inch
     * Battery type: Lithium polymer battery
* Solar Charger: Max.5.5V = 260mAh
    * Material: ABS + PC + silicone
   * Weight: 320g / 11.3 ounces
* Output 1:DC5V/1A
* Output 2:DC5V/2.1A
* Capacity: 15000mAh

Product Features

  • [Strong Solar Power Bank Design But Multiple Protection]: The waterproof solar charger Made of eco-friendly PC material.The portable solar charger was made Solid and Sturdy Rain-splash & Shockproof, Waterproof, dustproof, Compass.Solar Battery Charger is really a great choice for camping trips or other outdoor activities, light up your outdoor life
  • [15000mAh Capacity Solar Cell Phone Charger] : Teryei solar battery charger Build-in 15000mAh lithium polymer battery with over 500 times complete charge-discharge cycles. The device is equipped with Over-charge,Overload Protection and ideal choice for hiking, camping trips or other outdoor activities. Perfect for outside activity as camping travel hiking constructions and many other emergency use.
  • [Ultra Bright LED Flashlight with 3 Light Modes]:Our Solar Cell Phone Charger Build-in Dual LED light on the back side of the powered bank with perfect illumination by upgraded 3 Light Modes (Double-click of the power button to light on/light off)which including Strobe ,SOS,and Bright LED. Perfectly in darkness, especially for emergency ,easily hang on bag pack and hands free on the go, never worry about losing your way with this solar phone charger
  • [Dual USB Output Solar Power Bank] :Teryei solar usb charger allow you to charge 2 digital devices simultaneously, easy recharge by included micro USB cable or directly recharge through sunlight, (Blue pilot lamp on while charging via USB cable, green pilot lamp on while charging via sunlight) Note: DC input is recommended for faster recharging as it takes only 6 -8 hours with a 2A/2.4A charger
  • [TERYEI Lifetime Support]: External battery charger with solar panel can recharge by solar or outlet. But please do not take solar as main power source as it mainly for topping off. It’s subject to sunlight intensity and panel conversion rate, which may take long time to charge.Our friendly and reliable customer service will respond to you within 24 hours! You can purchase with confidence with our Cell Phone Battery Charger,we provide 18 month replacement warranty, 30 days money back guarante


BZONE IP65 Waterproof Solar Powered Decorative Fairy LED String Light Starry Starry Lights for Festival, Holiday, Christmas, Party, Valentine’s Day Celebration (16.4ft 50LED, Cool White)

The solar light consist a solar cell, a rechargeable battery and LED lights. Light from the sun charges the battery during the day time and the energy stored in the batteries powers the lights at night. The lights on time maybe vary, depending on how much power received from sunlight during day time.

BZONE 5m 50 leds LED Solar Lights:
1.The light is designed for outdoor use only in an open location for receiving direct sun light
2.Please avoid putting the unit under shadows from buildings, trees and walls
3.The unit is designed to illuminate in dark conditions and may not operate if other source of strong lights reflects on the panel
4.Choose a soft ground to push the spike in to locate the light
Light color: Cool White
Light length:5M
LED QTY: 50pcs/5M
Extension cable length:2M
Light wire material: copper wire
Distance between 2 leds:10cm
Solar panel : 2V 200mA
Light source: LED
Ni-Mh batteries: AA size, 600mAh, 1pcs
Charging time: 4~8hours
Working time: steady on mode 8~15h; flash mode 10~20h
Mode key function: control “ON”, “OFF” /”Steady”/ “Flash”
Working temperature:-20℃~+60℃
Life time: 20000 hours
Bulb waterproof rate: IP65 waterproof
Net weight:110g

Note:
1.keep away from fire or other sources of heat
2.Avoid the batteries and wiring dip into water

Package:
1 x BZONE LED Solar Powered LED Strip Fairy Lights
1 x Solar Panel
1 x Spike

Product Features

  • LED solar powered string lights, for decorating your garden, path, home and other outdoor use.
  • 5 meters with 50 units of bright led, cool white light color.
  • Made of flexible copper wire, can build up to any shape you like.
  • IP65 waterproof led lamp beads, can be both used indoors and outdoors.
  • Package includes the solar powered led string lights, solar panel and spike.


solar Panel fan 4w 6w 11w 12w 20W 24w sunpower for Home free power ventilation

GREEN POWER 4w 6 inch fan in basis product Uses include small pet house desktop, bed side out door use like camping or even in the car to circulate air in small area USB Cooling fan powered by solar panel or any USB Power supply Shipping package: Flexible Solar panel: Charger for electronic products Power: 4W (peak) Output: USB Port waterproof solar panel 6 inch Mini Iron Fan: Portable Cooling system Powered by USB USB cord: 90cm Instructions: The mini fan runs when plugged to the solar panel under direct sun. How the fan runs depends on the available sunshine. The higher the wattage the more available power in lower light condition Shipping package: 4W solar fan 6inch

Product Features

  • Uses include small pet house desktop, bed side out door use like camping or even in the car to circulate air in small area
  • USB Cooling fan powered by solar panel or any USB Power supply
  • 6 inch Mini Iron Fan: Portable Cooling system
  • Instructions: The mini fan runs when plugged to the
  • solar panel under direct sun. How the fan runs depends on the available sunshine. The higher the wattage the more available power in lower light condition


Solar Charger 24000mAh Portable Charger,PLOCHY Solar Power Bank Phone charger with 3 Fast Charging USB Port and Dual Input(Lightning & Micro) External Battery Pack for All Smartphone Tablet

Instruction :

  1. Please overcharge 3 hours the battery pack at the first 5 times for better use experience.
  2. It is recommended  to charge via faster way with 2A/2.4A wall charger.
  3. The solar fuction is designed for emergency use,not take it as the main power supply.
  4. It is Shockproof &Waterproof&Dustproof, But Normal evironment would keep it  working better.
  5. About the LED Light indicator: When Light  flashing ,that means  it is working.
  • Flashing red light, the energy is about 0%–40%;
  • Flashing blue light, the energy is about 40%–80%;
  • Flashing white light, the energy is about 80%–100%.
  • When white light is no longer Flashing that means energy is full charging.
  • When the portable charger disconnects to device, it would turn off automactively.

Parameter:

Battery Type: Li-Polymer Battery

Capacity: 24000mAh

Lightning Input:  5V/2.1A

Micro Input: :   5V/2.1A

Output: 5V/2.4A

Product Dimension: 3.35 x 6.54 x 0.83 inches

Product Weight: 462 gram(almost 1 bl)

Solar Panel:Max 5V/200 mAh 1W

AC charging time: about 10-12 hours(with 5V/2A  wall charger)

Package Listing:

1 x 24 Months Warranty PLochy Solar Portable Charger

1 x Micro USB cable

1 x Instruction Manual

Product Features

  • Lightning and Micro Dual Input – No matter whichever cable you are carrying, you can recharge the power bank with either the attached micro-USB cable or your own lightning cable.
  • Amazing Monster Capacity – Can fully charges an iPhone 10 times, a Samsung Galaxy S7 6 times, a 9.7-inch iPad Pro 2.2 times and other smartphones multiple times.
  • Quik Charging Technology – Auto detects your device to deliver its fastest possible charge speed up to 2.1A. DC 5V/2.1A high-speed input is 2.1 times as fast as normal DC 5V/1A input – a full recharge only takes 11 hours with DC 5V/2.1A charger.
  • Smart Express Charge – 3 USB ports combined 4.5amp output, auto detect the charging requirements from your devices and provide max speed up to 2.4A per port, simultaneously charge 3 devices is available.
  • Charge Anytime Under the Sun: Light and portable battery bank charges whenever it’s sunny thanks to the wide solar panel. (Note: Please do not take solar as primary recharge source, as the charging speed will subject to sunlight intensity and panel conversion rate)


Solar Charger 24000mAh Power Bank,PLOCHY Portable Charger Solar Phone Charger with Lightning & Micro Input and 3 USB Port External Battery Pack for iPhone, Samsung Galaxy and More

Instruction :

  1. Please overcharge 3 hours the battery pack at the first 5 times for better use experience.
  2. It is recommended  to charge via faster way with 2A/2.4A wall charger.
  3. The solar fuction is designed for emergency use,not take it as the main power supply.
  4. It is Shockproof &Waterproof&Dustproof, But Normal evironment would keep it  working better.
  5. About the LED Light indicator: When Light  flashing ,that means  it is working.
  • Flashing red light, the energy is about 0%–40%;
  • Flashing blue light, the energy is about 40%–80%;
  • Flashing white light, the energy is about 80%–100%.
  • When white light is no longer Flashing that means energy is full charging.
  • When the portable charger disconnects to device, it would turn off automactively.

Parameter:

Battery Type: Li-Polymer Battery

Capacity: 24000mAh

Lightning Input:  5V/2.1A

Micro Input: :   5V/2.1A

Output: 5V/2.4A

Product Dimension: 3.35 x 6.54 x 0.83 inches

Product Weight: 462 gram(almost 1 bl)

Solar Panel:Max 5V/200 mAh 1W

AC charging time: about 10-12 hours(with 5V/2A  wall charger)

Package Listing:

1 x 24 Months Warranty PLochy Solar Portable Charger

1 x Micro USB cable

1 x Instruction Manual

Product Features

  • Lightning and Micro Dual Input – No matter whichever cable you are carrying, you can recharge the power bank with either the attached micro-USB cable or your own lightning cable.
  • Amazing Monster Capacity – Can fully charges an iPhone 10 times, a Samsung Galaxy S7 6 times, a 9.7-inch iPad Pro 2.2 times and other smartphones multiple times.
  • Quik Charging Technology – Auto detects your device to deliver its fastest possible charge speed up to 2.1A. DC 5V/2.1A high-speed input is 2.1 times as fast as normal DC 5V/1A input – a full recharge only takes 11 hours with DC 5V/2.1A charger.
  • Smart Express Charge – 3 USB ports combined 4.5amp output, auto detect the charging requirements from your devices and provide max speed up to 2.4A per port, simultaneously charge 3 devices is available.
  • Charge Anytime Under the Sun: Light and portable battery bank charges whenever it’s sunny thanks to the wide solar panel. (Note: Please do not take solar as primary recharge source, as the charging speed will subject to sunlight intensity and panel conversion rate)


Solar Charger, BESWILL 8000mAh 3 USB Ports and 21 LED light Portable Solar External Battery Power Bank Phone Charger for iPhone, iPad, Samsung, Android and other Smart Devices(Orange)

Solar Charger 8000mAh, BESWILL 3 USB Ports and 21 LED light Portable Solar External Battery Power Bank Phone Charger for iPhone, iPad, Samsung, Android and other Smart Devices

Features:
1. 8000mAh high capacity Li-polymer battery with a hook

2. Super bright 21 led flashlight

3. 3 USB charging ports, it can charge 3 digital device at the same time

4. Portable and fashion design

Specifications:
Battery type: Li-polymer battery
Capacity: 8000MAH
Output: 5V 1A/5V 2A/5V 2A
Input: DC 5V2A
Housing material: ABS material

Package Includes:
1*8000mAh solar power bank
1*USB cable
1*Hanger
1*User manual

Note:
1. The efficiency of energy transformation from solar to electric energy is really limited, it may take a long time to fully charge the solar charger due to the sunlight intensity, local weather and solar panel conversion rate, so we suggest you recharge it via wall charger/outlet before your travel, hiking or other outdoor activities
Please Do Not take the solar power as the main power source, it’s only as a backup. In daily life, we highly recommend that charge it via wall outlet.

2. It is water-resistant, but should never immerse it in water or any other liquid
3. For your safety, please DO NOT leave the power bank in your car for solar charging or others, in case of high temperature and avoid crashing. Do not make charge while charging itself

Product Features

  • High Capacity: built-in 8000mAh battery, it’s about enough to charge an iPhone 3.5 times over! Five pilot lamps indicate the status of power bank timely
  • Super bright Led Emergency Flashlight: 21 LED light on the back side of the power bank,great illumination. (Long press the power button to turn the light on) Great choice for camping trips or other outdoor activities, especially in dark situations or at night, light up your outdoor life
  • Two charging options: you can use the included micro USB cable and plug it in or you can put the charger in direct sunlight to charge, blue pilot lamp on while charging via usb cable, green pilot lamp on while charging via sunlight
  • 3 USB output charging ports and Charge Fast: allow you to charge 3 digital devices simultaneously, also, it charges your phone very fast,share power with your friends
  • Other information: Made of ABS material, fashion and decent. Includes a hook, charge the solar charger by sunlight when on a trip with your backpack


Solar Charger BernetPow 24000mAh Battery Pack High Capacity Solar Power Bank with USB Fan and 3 USB Port External Portable Charger for iPhone, iPad, Samsung, HTC, and other Tablet (Black-Red)

High Compatibility:

It is Compatible with almost smart devices with an input of DC 5V/2.1A.(iPhone, iPad, Samsung Galaxy, Motorola, Blackberry, Digital Camera, Bluetooth Speaker, Headphones, Mp3 Players and More.)

Fast recharging port:

It need 10-11 hours to recharge the power bank full with a 5V/2.1A ac adapter.

About the LED light:

1.Press the side button to turn on the LED light.

2.Three color(red, blue and white) LED light indicates the juice of the charger.

Red light blinking, 0%-40% juice;

Blue light blinking, 40%-80% juice;

White light blinking, 80%-100% juice.

3.It can turn off itself automatically in nonworking state.

4.If the white light become soild, the item get fully charged.

Specification:

1.Technology: Express

2.Battery Capacity: 24000mAh

3.Output: 5V/2.4A, 5V/2.4A, 5V/2.4A

4.Input:5V/2.1A, 5V/2.1A

5.Solar Panel:5V/200mAh 1W

Packaging list:

BernetPow 24000mAh Solar power bank×1

USB Charging Cable×1

Mini USB Fan×1

Instruction booklet×1

Note:

1.The solar panel is usually used in emergency due to the small capacity.

2.The solar battery charger is 90% efficiency on account of power loss and heat loss as well as loss of the USB cable and your devices.

Warranty:

In BernetPow, we provide 24 months warranty to safeguard the interest of our customers.

Product Features

  • Fast dual Input& 3 USB Output: BernetPow Solar battery pack has dual Input, fit for Apple and Android cord. The Power Bank can charge 3 devices simultaneously at 2.4A high speed charging. The Solar Portable Charger is high compatible with iOS and Android devices, so you can take the External Backup Battery Charger to charge your Samsung, iphone, ipad, Galaxy cell phone.
  • High Density Li-Polymer Battery: A new type of battery materials with high quality and long usage life, more stable and durable as well as 20% lighter than 18650 cells, High-Density Li-Polymer Battery is the better choice to protect your cell phone and other smart devices.
  • Streamline Eco-friendly Design: The Solar Power Bank is made of eco-friendly silicone rubber material with rubber paint surface. It is very comfortable to use and easy to clean.
  • For Optimal Use: BernetPow Battery Charger can recharge by solar or outlet, equipped with a solar panel, allowing you to recharge with solar in emergency outside. Please do not take solar as main power source due to the limited demension of the solar panel
  • BernetPow’s MultiProtection and safety system: over-current, over-voltage, over-charge and short-circuit ensures complete protection for you and your devices. Auto-stop work when the item and devices get fullly charged, which helps protection against over-heating & over-charging situations.