Solar Power for Van Life

New York-based climber Gaz Leah is heading down to Parque La Huasteca near Monterrey, Mexico to develop and document new routes as well as introduce at-risk youth to climbing. We're working with Gaz to power...

Solar Motorcycle Tank Bag

We met industrial designer Ryan Hetzel at this year's Outdoor Retailer and talked about the possibilities of a solar-powered tank bag. Touring motorcycles are starting to have power outputs, but many bikes...

Water Level Monitoring in Tanzania

Christopher Dutton has created a series of solar-powered and networked water level loggers to monitor the Mara river levels in Tanzania. They have three stations deployed and uploading data to the Internet now...

Solar Powers Flood Monitoring

A team at Chile's National Research Center for Integrated Natural Disaster Management (CIGIDEN) has built a system to monitor temperature and humidity levels in the Ramon Ravine and ultimately help serve as...

Solar Powered Speakers

We are happy to provide solar panels for the students who go through Blue Stamp Engineering's summer program. Students get to choose what to make and then post the results. Perhaps not surprisingly, solar...

Waterproof Solar with Dry Bag

We hacked a smartphone dry bag to make it a solar dry bag. In this example, we use a 6 Watt Kit, 4 foot extension cable and dry bag (try searching for  "dry audio case") to make a waterproof solar...

Solar Powered Chicken Coop

Ian Downard recently built a solar powered chicken coop door to make it easier to give his chickens time to be in the yard. Read about it on the blog Coop Thoughts. The system is powered by our 3.4 Watt...

Solar Powered Lego Tank

Our friends at PlayWell Tek are offering more summer programs for young engineers and this year, one of the projects includes a solar powered lego tank. The tank uses our 2 Watt Solar panel and we think it is...