There's a new charging station at PHEW now! Using yesterday's sun-drenched solar panels, we're charging our bike lights & mobile phones for the rain-drenched ride home tonight. Seeing as how we hardly used the solar powered ceiling fans, we decided we'd like to use the abundant radiant energy for our other energy needs. So we … Continue reading solar charging station at PHEW!
So let's say you're a a restaurant delivery person, and you'd like to save on gas. So you're thinking about what kind of fuel-efficient or hybrid car you can afford, when all of a sudden, lightning strikes in the form of a bicycle whooshing by. “Eureka! I'll get an e-bike!” you exclaim. “By riding an … Continue reading E-Joe Anggun 2.0, reviewed
The solar-charged fans are humming away, adding such a lightness to the air. It’s been fun showing the blinking lights on the Morningstar charge controller (which, by the way, is a Newtown PA company) to children and adults alike: the sun indicator went from steady, blinking yellow or off meaning it’s sunny, partly sunny or … Continue reading Oh, what a feeling!
I've enjoyed having my friends Matt & Pete here this week. Matt Weaver, of Education & Mindfulness, designed the dedicated PV (photovoltaic) system to power 3 ceiling fans. The panels and charge controller were purchased from the AltE Store. After several trips to the local hardware store and borrowing a ladder from John Siemiarowski of Electrical … Continue reading Sun charged fans, now at PHEW!