Recent Solar Gadgets & Devices Articles


STARPATH Provides Efficient Ambient Lighting at Night

Posted by Katie Marks | Oct 25, 2013

On especially clear, moonless nights I can look up and see the Milky Way scattered across the sky, looking like diamonds someone has carelessly spilled across the heavens -- or like...

New Solar Technology Makes Outdoor Lighting a Cinch

Posted by Matt Cohen | Apr 30, 2013

There are several different types of residential solar lights available today which are replacing old electrical and gas lamps. These solar lamps lights can help with everything...

The solar generator in use in Zion National Park. Photo by Kevin Stevens for Networx.

My Amazing DIY Solar Generator

Posted by Kevin Stevens | Oct 12, 2012

I remember the inspiration for building my solar generator clearly. It was close to 20 years ago and we were camping at the dunes in Oregon. Our campground neighbor, in a huge RV, ran...


3 Affordable Solar Options

Posted by Steve Graham | May 09, 2011

When many homeowners think of solar power, they envision total energy independence — getting enough solar panels to unplug from the electric grid and power everything in the home....

Outdoor Solar Lighting Options

Posted by Steve Graham | Nov 30, 2010

You don't have to install an expensive grid-tied solar array to harness solar electricity. There are plenty of options for powering individual lights at night by collecting the power...

Are Solar Electronics Chargers Worth It?

Posted by Sirena Rubinoff | Feb 14, 2010

Solar-powered electronics are quickly becoming a part of mainstream electronics sales today. They are easy to use and environmentally friendly. However, solar electronics require specialized...

Solar Gadgets for Your Home

Posted by Sirena Rubinoff | Sep 07, 2009

Solar Gadgets for Your Home Solar power doesn't stop with panels. If you want to use less power, you can stock your home with fun, innovative solar-powered gadgets. They're handy...