For us Northern Hemispherians, how do we position our solar panels?
We came across an interesting topic regarding all those solar panels that are going rooftop.  Of particular note, authors with treehugger.com posted that the optimum position for rooftop solar panels (on residential installations as well as fixed-panels on solar farms) should be on west-facing rooftops.  Why?  Simply put, the highest use (peak hours) is during the afternoon when air-conditioner...
Keep your summer illuminated with solar garden lights!
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Solar Lights and Other Eco-steps for your Yard
Of course, you know by now that lighting your yard, pathways, and garden with solar lights can both improve the ambiance of your space and reduce your carbon footprint. Manicured lawns can have a very high negative impact on the environment, but that doesn't mean that your outdoor space has to be an eyesore. Here are some ways that you can make your yard and garden beautiful without harming the en...
Fracking, good or bad?
So what is all this talk about "fracking" and is it a good solution for our energy needs?  Well, it depends on what you mean by "good".  If you are talking about a short-term emergency energy solution, then you could say it is "okay" (but certainly not "good".)  If you are talking about long-term and sustainable practice, then it's a great big "NO".  You can argue for it until you are blue in ...
4-pack rechargeable AA batteries are here and ready for your solar garden lights!
Looking for some rechargeable batteries for your solar garden lights?  Did you know you can replace the batteries?  Many people are under the impression that once their solar lights stop working that it is time to throw them out (at best, recycle them).  But a quick changing-of-the-guard will get your lights up and running again. ...

Lower-Cost Solar Cells Printed Like Newspaper. Solar Cells Painted on Rooftops.

Posted By: Your Solar Link Team on December 31, 2009 in Solar News - Comments: No Comments »

Nanoparticle “inks” may soon replace the conventional solar panel systems we see on rooftops
and empty fields. University of Texas engineers hope to cut costs to 1/10th of the current manufacturing process for solar cells. The current solar cell production procedure makes it difficult
for the industry to break past the competition (fossil fuels). But with the efforts and advancements
in nanotechnology, the photovoltaic industry may soon enough find itself in the forefront of world energy production.

Researchers apply the nanoparticle “inks” as a spray on the solar cells.

© University of Texas at Austin.
Read more on www.sciencedaily.com


 
 


Juicebar Pocket Solar Charger.
This stylish, sleek and reliable pocket size Universal Battery Charger (Juicebar Solar Charger) is proven to be your best friend in a situation when conventional electric supply is not available or if you are trying to use eco-friendly renewable power supplies.
Great as a solar phone charger for any type of Mobile Phones, IPhones, PSA, PDA, Mp3 Players, Satellite Navigation, and much more.
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Solar Garden Lights


SOLAR PATH LIGHTS.
Stainless Steel Conical Solar Path Light (Set of 2).
Path solar lights are an excellent choice for lighting your garden paths, walkways, driveway perimeters and other regions in your landscape. They are often used in multiples to guide the way along a set of stairs or a dark walk.
Featured Stainless Steel Solar Light set uses 2 ultra-bright LEDs for maximum light output and minimum battery usage.
The lights are safe around kids and pets and water and corrosion resistant.
Read more HERE

STONE SOLAR SPOT LIGHTS.

Stone Solar Spot Lights (also known as Solar Rock Lights) completely camouflage with existing landscapes and look like any other rock in your garden.

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Solar Fountain Pump System

SOLAR GARDEN FOUNTAINS.
How to start using ecologically friendly energy to power up your garden fountains and other garden water features?
Why not go with a solar powered water pump?
To accommodate your needs the Solar Fountain Pump Systems we carry range from 2 to 8 Watt. Browse our collection of solar water pumps for your fish ponds and solar fountains.
Enjoy your garden water features and your energy savings at the same time. Make a note of the various power levels and the flow rate of the solar water pumps before your purchase.
Please write us your review after your purchase. Your opinion is important to us!

HOW TO INSTALL A SOLAR PATH LIGHT.

Stone Cylinder Solar Path Lights (Set of 2).
See how easy it is to install a solar light. No wiring required!
In this particular case a ground fastener and a stake are included for quick and easy installation. Read more HERE


DECORATIVE SOLAR ACCENT LIGHTS.

Solar accent lights (Set of 2) create an enjoyable and inviting glow for your landscape.
They are designed to mark a place.


Super High Output Spot Light

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Solar spot lights like this one rely on energy from the sun to charge their batteries and provide light throughout the night.
This means that there is no need to tap into the electrical grid for these lights to operate.
The solar spot lights will work consistently, even if the whole neighborhood is dealing with a power outage.
Learn more about Solar Spot Lights at http://www.yoursolarlink.com/solar-spot-lights, where we have a great selection of solar spot lights to choose from.

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