Dirty vs Clean Solar Panel – Power Output Comparison and HowTo

Why clean your panels every year?? Check out this video to see, how a simple 5 minute cleaning can significantly boost your power output! These are also some of the highest quality 100W available panels available in the USA today. You can purchase them directly at: We hooked up a dirty solar panel to a… Continue reading Dirty vs Clean Solar Panel – Power Output Comparison and HowTo

That's Why Phones Still Don't Have Solar Panels

Smartphones are one of the greatest things to happen to humanity. You’ve got a palm-sized computer with you at all times! …Also making them one of the most annoying things ever! You know, that computer requires power, so you constantly have to charge the thing. So, why don’t we just make smartphones solar-powered? It seems… Continue reading That's Why Phones Still Don't Have Solar Panels

#142 Solar Power for the ESP8266, Arduino, etc.

In this video, I will start a project to use solar energy to power ESP8266 or Arduino devices during the whole year. We wll answer the following questions: 1. What size the solar panel has to be in order to power our device 2. What size of battery we need to survive times with less… Continue reading #142 Solar Power for the ESP8266, Arduino, etc.

DIY Solar Tracker || How much solar energy can it save?

Easy Quote & Order Online ($2 for 10 boards): Previous video: Photovoltaic Off-Grid System: Power Meter/Logger: Facebook: Twitter: Support me for more videos: Mini Pan Tilt from Thingiverse: More project information (code, schematic, parts list,…..) on Instructables: Parts list (incomplete, see Instructables for more, affiliate links): Aliexpress: 1x Arduino Nano: 2x SG90 Servo: 4x Photoresistor:… Continue reading DIY Solar Tracker || How much solar energy can it save?

Electronic Basics #29: Solar Panel & Charge Controller

Support me for more videos: Previous video: DIY Power Logger: Facebook: Twitter: In this episode of Electronic Basics I will show you how solar panels are wired up, why bypass and blocking diodes are necessary when working with them and how we can get the most power out of them. At the end I will… Continue reading Electronic Basics #29: Solar Panel & Charge Controller