Solar Powered Window Socket

The Window Socket offers a neat way to harness solar energy and use it as a plug socket. So far we have seen solutions that act as a solar battery backup, but none as a direct plug-in. Simple in design, the plug just attaches to any window and does its job intuitively.

Portable machine turns salt water into drinking water using solar power

Fresh drinking water is a real problem in some parts of the world, as it is very hard to have access to it. This clever machine, designed by scientist at MIT will turn salty water into drinking water using solar energy. Oh, and it is also portable so it can be easily transported to ...

New Solar Power Tree can light 5 homes in just 4 sq ft of land

At first, it may seem strange, but when you get used to it, the structure looks like a tree, a technological tree but nonetheless a tree. People from the Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI) in India have resorted to this type of design because it can yield better ...

Homemade Solar Powered Air Cooler for $15

Using solar energy to generate heat is something common and widespread among those who live an off-the-grid lifestyle. But what about using solar power to cool your room? Is that even possible? It actually is and it costs less, than you can imagine, as you can make a solar air cooler ...

The Desolenator: providing clean water to the world by using solar power

The British Company has invented a machine called Desolenator which can transform salt water and other un-potable water sources into pure, distilled water, suitable for human consumption. The clean water crisis influenced the company in developing a solution in order to provide this ...

Complete Video Tutorial on setting up your own Off Grid Solar Power

Luckily for off-gridders, homesteaders or preppers, if your grid will somehow ever go down, you can generate your own electricity. Watch the six part video series bellow and you will deeply understand how to create your own solar back-up system when your grid collapses. The first ...

University of Michigan student fed up with $800-a-month rent on campus builds his own tiny house and uses solar power and compost toilet to live off the grid – and saves himself $6,000

Desperate times call for desperate measures, but sometimes these measures may prove to be pure gold and turn into great ideas. This is exactly what happened when this Michigan student who was buried in depth, built his own off-the-grid tiny home. Living in a campus is part of a student’s ...

Truck Transformed Into Amazing Solar Powered Off Grid Home

Cars turned into homes are not usually the best representation of efficient design. But the truck you can view in the pictures is an example of how great you can blend beautiful design with sustainability.  Turned into a superb mobile home, the former truck doesn’t even have a ...

How to Make Solar Powered Coastal Memory Jar

The problem with most pieces of decorations is that you can’t see them at night. Besides the kitschy decorations, there aren’t plenty of other products that keep their DIY spark shining at night. Or you think so! There is a really cool trick you can resort to in order ...
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