First burn of the diy rocket stove using soup cans and a coffee can. The stove works well and holds heat for a long time after the fire is out. Uses hardly any fuel to heat up water or cook with.
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A demonstration on how to solder a solar cell to prepare it for assembly into a full solar panel. In this video you can see the top side of the solar cell being tinned with solder to prepare it for the next stage. Adding solder first allows the tabbing wire to stick easier to the solar cell.
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Please forgive the graininess of the video. The lines in the solar cell caused optical illusions on my video camera. I will be uploading better videos later with a better video camera.
A simple table fan windmill conversion. Read Details: http://www.thedoityourselfworld.com/articles/article.php?id=11499
You can actually make a wind generator out of a common table fan by putting magnets inside it.
The project itself is quite simple to make your own energy producing wind turbine.
Blades are actually spinning rapidly in the wind. Windmill is charging batteries.
My old faithful Bedini SSG is again restoring batteries. This old lawn mower battery was bone dry inside and no longer taking a charge. It was purchased as scrap for this experiment.
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