Solar News

On The Daily: Michigan Solar House to be moved to northern Michigan property – The Michigan Daily


The Michigan Daily

On The Daily: Michigan Solar House to be moved to northern Michigan property
The Michigan Daily
The house — covered in aluminum casing and 30 solar panels — converts solar energy into hot water that provides power for all the house's heating and electric needs. According to Architecture Prof. Harry Giles, the original faculty supervisor for the

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Electrek green energy brief: Residential solar myth debunked (again), Navy calls out Carolina politicians, and more! – Electrek


Electrek

Electrek green energy brief: Residential solar myth debunked (again), Navy calls out Carolina politicians, and more!
Electrek
Residential solar doesn't affect electricity rates – Actually, the report says that at current average penetration levels – the cost to the grid is plus or minus $ 0.0003/kWh (that's 3/100ths of a penny). Additionally, at penetration levels lower than

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Alternate Realities: The State Of Solar Power In Hawaii – Civil Beat … – Honolulu Civil Beat


Honolulu Civil Beat

Alternate Realities: The State Of Solar Power In Hawaii – Civil Beat …
Honolulu Civil Beat
As our political leaders promise a conversion to renewable energy, the state of solar power is in deep decline. January 18, 2017 · By Marco Mangelsdorf.

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Solar Products

Renogy – E.FLEX – Portable Monocrystalline Solar Panel Charger with USB Port (5 Watt)

Renogy - E.FLEX - Portable Monocrystalline Solar Panel Charger with USB Port (5 Watt)

  • HIGH EFFICIENCY – The built-in monocrystalline solar cells give maximum efficiency and the new auto-optimization charging feature allows for a continuous charge the moment you are back in the sun.
  • NO CHARGE DELAY – You can move this charger in and out of the sun and it will automatically determine your charging requirements and recover without any charge delay for your devices.
  • ULTRA THIN – This charger only weighs 8.7 ounces, making it easy to transport.
  • EASY ATTACHMENT – Includes carabiners and 4 suction cups for convenient traveling and set up.
  • PORTABLE – Super lightweight backup charger that won’t leave you stranded. Keep one in the car or backpack just in case.

The Renogy E.FLEXP5 is the perfect companion to the off-grid traveler. With a water-resistant and durable exterior, this panel can go anywhere you do! It uses auto-optimization charging which allows for automatic continuous charging once back in sun light. For flexibility with mounting, two carabiners and four suction cups are included. You can attach your E.FLEX for hands-free hiking or make your very own window charger. Charge any portable USB device with this convenient new power source!

Specifications
Rated Power: 5W
Cell Type: Monocrystalline
Cell Efficiency: 22%
USB Port: 5V, 0.96A (Peak)
Solar Panel Surface Material: ETFE Laminated
Fabric Material: Oxford
Dimensions: 10.3 x 6.3 x 0.16 in
Weight: 5.6 oz
Operating Temperature: -20°C to 70°C

Price: $ 29.99