Tag: Solar Power

Netia McCray

How to build a solar-powered USB charger for phones and other small devices

November 20, 2015

  Part Two in a two-part series. Part One: How to build a solar-powered electronic circuit. Last year, our team...

Rob Goodier

Next-Gen Solar in Off-Grid Africa: Five Questions with Joshua Pierce

March 25, 2015

One million Africans could have reliable solar power within the next five years if Off-Grid Electric stays on course....

Rob Goodier

How to build a solar-powered electronic circuit

March 15, 2015

By Charles Sonnenberg and Michaela Collison Special to E4C Part One of a two-part series. Part Two: How to build...

Rob Goodier

Metered Micro Grids in India: Five Questions with Yashraj Khaitan

February 25, 2015

Residents of 18 villages in rural India pay for solar electricity the same way that they pay for cell...

Rob Goodier

A new fold-up solar panel joins the field of notable global development crossover devices

May 8, 2014

Wall sockets don’t need a eulogy, yet, but Harold Tan is already talking about them in the past tense....

Rob Goodier

Five questions with Damian Miller

November 11, 2013

“There is no solution to climate change that doesn’t involve emerging markets,” Damian Miller wrote in Renewable Energy Magazine...

Rob Goodier

Solar Home Systems in Off-Grid Thailand: Five Questions with Salinee Tavaranan

June 22, 2013

Salinee Tavaranan heads a new kind of solar company that supplies a full-service package to communities on Thailand’s border...

Rob Goodier

Spray-on inks and CdTe research may cut the cost of solar energy

March 4, 2013

Drastically cutting the cost of solar power could put it in league with fossil fuels, and the US Department...

Rob Goodier

Solar Power and the Energy Grid

January 7, 2013

There may be as much as 25 times more solar energy available to use every year as there is...

Rob Goodier

Sunblazer Solar Trailers could electrify 7 million homes by 2020

November 1, 2012

Today, nearly 4000 Haitians power their lights and electronics devices from 15 solar power stations in trailers, and millions...


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