Solar Hacks

Making of a Solar Charging Bag

Making of a Solar Charging Bag

Never worry about a dead cell phone again! Charge your portable electronics by harnessing the power of the...
Build a Solar Powered Electric Car

Build a Solar Powered Electric Car

Since electric vehicles are the newest trend among the DIY green community, this solar powered electric car just takes the process one step further.  After previously constructing his own electric car, he wrote up a full tutorial about you how to...
Solar Mirror Array Steam Engine Drives 12KW Generator

Solar Mirror Array Steam Engine Drives 12KW Generator

This is the first video from our "Viewers Video" segment where we showcase GreenPowerScience inspired work or other work that offers great ideas in the Green Energy Field.  Joe Carruth built this by himself and this is the third prototype of his...
Mini Solar Powered Ball Robot

Mini Solar Powered Ball Robot

Solar activated robot that is trapped inside a plastic ball. The plastic ball was design for home-made Christmas...
How to: Solar Powered USB Device charger

How to: Solar Powered USB Device charger

Want to stop wasting energy charging your USB devices? Transform some cheap solar-powered garden lights into your very own solar USB charger. For step-by-step instructions on replicating this hack yourself, watch this video tutorial. Just watch...
DIY Solar Powered Beam Robot Miniball

DIY Solar Powered Beam Robot Miniball

This solar powered beam robot charges up a capacitor which powers motors and propels the “hamster ball” forward.  The sphere runs in the direction of movement of the device inside and it’s also a basic example of what BEAM Robotics is all...
Solar-Powered Sun Tracking System

Solar-Powered Sun Tracking System

2 DOF solar tracker based on micro controller and small solar cells as sensors, linear actuators and solar system of panel and battery and charge controller where the battery is the source of power of the linear jacks(motors), this was my graduation...
Voltaic Solar Battery Charger Backpack

Voltaic Solar Battery Charger Backpack

If you're on the go or have a kid who is, look at the Voltaic solar battery charger backpack. The solar panels on the Voltaic solar battery charger backpack connect to a battery to charge your iPod, cell phone or laptop. The Voltaic solar battery...