Solar Energy

Friday Gear Report: 10/14/11

October 14, 2011

The Eton Raptor ($99) is a survival gadget with lots personalities to offer, “I’m a solar charger, I’m a compass, I’m an altimeter, I’m – I’m…”. Raptor fills 7 needs in a single ruggedized package: Enhanced monocrystal solar panel LED flashlight Digital Clock with an alarm Compass Altimeter Barometer and thermometer Bottle opener With a […]

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Friday Gear Report: 6/24/11

June 24, 2011
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In September 2010 I introduced you to the Nokero N100 Solar Lightbulb and in April 2011 we reviewed it. The solar light that mostly could (for our purposes). Now Nokero has come out with an N200. The new and improved N200 features a design that allows for a single large solar panel and a switch […]

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Nokero Solar Light Bulb Review

April 13, 2011
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In September of 2010 I introduced you to the Nokero Solar Light Bulb. Now it’s time to give you my thoughts after months of strict scientific testing. Ok, so it was not very scientific. Basically we just dreamed up random stuff to do to the three we received and observed how they did. The Nokero […]

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Joos Orange Solar Panel Review – Finally A Panel That Works Well

January 28, 2011
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Roughly six months ago I got wind that a new personal size solar charger was hitting the market soon. The marketing material made some very bold claims at which most people in the gadget world scoffed at. Having been a little disappointed in my Solio, I did not hold out much hope, but signed up to be alerted […]

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Nokero Solar Light Blub

September 10, 2010
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The Nokero Solar Light Bulb is the brain child of Mr. Stephen Katsaros and delivers a unique solution to an all to common problem – how do you produce light safely without traditional power sources. I love solar gadgets especially for hurricane preps and camping. They cut down on having to drag a lot of […]

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