Convert A Golf Cart To Solar Power

A new product called the Sunray Solar Roof Kit, from Cruise Car, will allow most golf carts to become solar powered vehicles. It will soon be available to golf courses, resorts any anyone who owns a golf cart. The solar panels can generate up to 180 watts and supply 3 amps directly to a 36 […]

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Build Your Own High-Performance Hybrid Electric Bike

We recently featured the high-performance electric Optibike, which was mentioned in a New York Times article. Well, apparently you can build a equivalent electric bike for much less (for around $1,600). See the video for more details, and see notes on the bike’s design after the fold.

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Solar Powered 12 Volt Battery Charger

Solar powered 12 volt battery chargers are small solar panels that trickle charge your car’s battery while the sun is shining. Basically, the solar charger provides a small amount of power to the battery, so that if you leave your car’s door open you won’t be left with a dead battery. This reminds me: I’ve […]

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ClearDome 2′x8′ Exterior Solar Forced Air Heater

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This sturdy 2′ X 8′, 40 pound anodized aluminum solar space heater will increase 500+ square foot room temps by 12-15 degrees F or more if room is well insulated. Incoming air temps will increase 40-45 degrees F, no matter what the temperature is inside or outside. Exiting air flow is fast at 9+ MPH […]

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Servel Portable Fridge (LP Gas, 120V AC, 12V DC)

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Although not the most efficient cooler, we like the fact that this cooler can be powered by so many energy sources. Notes from Manufacturer: Large enough to hold six 6-packs. Lightweight and compact with rugged turquoise plastic exterior. Comes with ice cube tray, thermostat and push button piezo igniter. Works with three different power sources: […]

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