The 10 Most Beautifully Strange Energy Sources (Part 1)

If you are in need of some inspiration then you’ll want to keep reading, because you’re about to discover the incredible power of forward thinking. This list might not give you answers on how to fix your personal and financial problems, but it could motivate you to keep searching. You’ll notice two distinct elements while […]

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Inspiring Solar Panel Landmarks

Even though the transition into a solar-powered world is very subtle, there are definite signs that we are moving in the right direction. On the site we’ve already covered several things that work with solar power, including airplanes, boats and cars, but this article will focus on something more fundamental so-to-speak. More specifically, how many […]


Tesla Motors Coming To South Africa

This topic might not be directly connected to solar power, but it’s worth mentioning anyway because it comes from the South African born Elon Musk. He’s an entrepreneur whose behind the Tesla company, which is responsible for cutting edge solar power products and electric cars. Up until now S.A hasn’t seen much in terms of […]


Crazy-Ass Solar Power

We don’t see the electricity that runs through the wires of our home. The lights are on, the stove is cooking away, the television is blaring in the background, but we don’t really think about all the power it takes to run everything. In other words, we lose perspective on how strong solar power can […]


5 Entertaining and Amusing Solar Power Creations

Solar power is typically associated with concepts that focus on making the world a better place. We automatically think about things like green energy and climate change where solar power is involved, which is what makes the following list so special. Not all of the gadgets were made with the intention to be practical, or […]


Introduction to Polycrystalline Solar Panels

Are you looking for a good Solar Panel? You shouldn’t be surprised if you see more polycrystalline solar panels than other models, they are “the” solar panel cost effective , popular option. Compared to monocrystalline panels they are more affordable and do a decent job of converting sunlight into energy. In fact, it works perfectly […]


Solar Power takes Flight – Literally

If you’ve been keeping an eye on the news, then you’ll know that the first trip around the world using solar energy has been achieved. A prototype plane by the name of Solar Impulse 2 has made it’s way around the globe with a single pilot, and spent a little more than 23 days in […]

3 phase solar inverter

Do You need a 3-Phase or Bi-Directional Power Inverter?

Even though solar power is a basic concept, there are some aspects that require meticulous attention. Now, we’ve covered the basic inverters in a previous article, along with the differences between pure and modified sine waves, but now something else is rearing its head – bi-directional and 3-phase power inverter. There are certain conditions where […]

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Interesting Things You Might Not Know About Solar Power

We live with the sun every day, and it has become such natural part of our routine that we forget how necessary it is to humanity. Just like water and air, the sun is a critical source of life. Take for example the super-volcano in Yellowstone Park, America. If it erupts the ash will blot […]

Understanding Pure Sine Wave, Modified Sine Wave and Off-Grid Inverters

Now that we’ve covered the main types of inverters in a previous article, it’s time to dig a little deeper. In this article the focus will be on pure sine wave and modified sine wave inverters. What does the name mean and what’s the difference between the two? And last but not least, we’ll take […]

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