Aniket

Aniket is a solar engineer who has been working, teaching, writing and speaking for the clean energy sector for nearly a decade. He has experience working in the European, Asian and North American solar markets and looks forward to the solar singularity.

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Goal Zero Nomad 10 Review

Goal Zero Nomad 10 Review Key Features Key Specifications Where to Buy Customer Reviews Key Features Robust design Compact, foldable design Mounting kickstand High-efficiency monocrystalline cells Chainable Key Specifications Warranty: 1 year Capacity: 10-watt, 6-volt Weight: 1.12 lbs. (0.51 kg.) Dimensions (unfolded): 9.5 x 14.5 x 0.75 in (24.1 x 36.8 x 1.9 cm) Where …

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Goal Zero Nomad 5 Review

Goal Zero Nomad 5 Review Key Features Key Specifications Where to Buy Customer Reviews Key Features Robust design Mounting kickstand High-efficiency monocrystalline cells Built-in charging dock Lightweight Key Specifications Capacity: 5-watt, 5-volt Weight: 12.7 oz (360 g) Dimensions: 9.5 x 7 x 0.8 in (24 x 17.8 x 2.0 cm) Warranty: 1 year Where to …

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Goal Zero Nomad 7 Review

Goal Zero Nomad 7 Review Key Features Key Specifications Where to Buy Customer Reviews Key Features Robust design Multiple ports High-efficiency monocrystalline cells Chainable Protective fabric cover Key Specifications Warranty: 1 year Capacity: 7-watt, 9-volt Weight: 16.2 oz (460 g) Dimensions (unfolded): 9 x 1.5 x 17 in (22.9 x 3.8 x 43.2 cm) Where …

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Goal Zero Sherpa 40 Review

Goal Zero Sherpa 40 Review Key Features Key Specifications Where to Buy Customer Reviews Key Features Three-way output Compatible with solar panels Seamless, extruded aluminum body Li-ion polymer battery LED indicator Key Specifications 12,000 mAh or 44.4Wh capacity at 3.7V Weight: 13.5 oz (380 g) Dimensions: 7.5 x 4.2 x 0.45 in (19 x 10.67 …

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Goal Zero Yeti 500X Review

Goal Zero Yeti 500X Review Key Features Key Specifications Where to Buy Customer Reviews Key Features Four-way output Multiple charging methods Display panel Built-in pure sine-wave inverter and MPPT charge controller Overcharge protection Key Specifications 505Wh or 46.8Ah capacity at 10.8V Weight: 12.9 lbs. (5.85 kg) Dimensions: 7.75 x 11.25 x 5.8 in (19.05 x …

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New Hybrid Solar Converter Harnesses Both Heat and Light at 85% Efficiency

New Hybrid Solar Converter Harnesses Both Heat and Light at 85% Efficiency Heat and light have always been two different aspects of solar energy. So far, we have only been able to harness both separately. There have been attempts to combine technologies or create new ones that can harness both heat and light, but they …

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McDonald’s Begins Its Solar Journey

McDonald’s Begins Its Solar Journey Joining other business giants like Amazon and Google, McDonald’s has taken an important step in its solar journey by launching its first net-zero restaurant. The restaurant, located at the Walt Disney World resort in Florida, is a step toward the company’s science-based target of reducing emissions with the Paris Agreement …

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Home Solar Generator Sizing Guide

Home Solar Generator Sizing Guide Home solar generators are becoming increasingly more popular among homeowners. More instances of power outages from natural calamities are a growing concern highlighting the importance of energy security and, thus, power generators. Although gasoline or diesel generators have always been in the market, their high operational costs and detrimental effect …

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This Australian Breakthrough Promises A New Era of Printed Solar Panels

This Australian Breakthrough Promises A New Era of Printed Solar Panels A new technological breakthrough in Australia’s Newcastle University promises to usher in a new era for printed solar panels. The team, led by physics Professor Paul Dastoor, has succeeded in producing ultra-thin, flexible printed solar panels. These panels can be pasted on any surface …

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Norwegian Design Displays the Future of Solar Powered Factories

Norwegian Design Displays the Future of Solar Powered Factories The word ‘factory’ often evokes images of large, dull buildings. A Norwegian furniture factory is about to shatter that image with their new factory design. The design involves abundant greenery surrounding the building, but more importantly – a sustainable design that employs 1,200 solar panels churning …

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New Jersey’s Largest Community Solar Project to Sit on Industrial Roofs

New Jersey’s Largest Community Solar Project to Sit on Industrial Roofs The concept of community solar farms is becoming increasingly more popular in recent years. An interesting story in this regard is that of New Jersey’s community solar plants. The unique thing about these community solar plants is that they will not take up public …

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How to Use a Solar Power Bank

How to Use a Solar Power Bank A solar power bank can be charged using sunlight or a wall outlet and is a useful piece of technology to charge your mobile phones or tablets. They generally have USB ports for charging or discharging. Power banks have been popular gadgets for keeping mobile devices up and …

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How do Solar Generators Work?

How do Solar Generators Work? A solar generator works by converting sunlight into DC electricity, which is then stored in a battery and/or converted into AC power to be used for operating electrical appliances. A solar generator is mainly made of solar panels, a charge controller, a battery, and an inverter. Solar generators are available …

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