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Toro Stone Lantern Solar Garden Lamp Conversion / Hack

Add a little light by combining a solar powered  LED  to your traditional Japanese Toro Stone Lantern. I found this lantern while clearing some overgrown shrubs in my back yard. ...

Some features of the Japanese garden are the temple bell, the canyons with spring-flowering trees, stone lanterns and pagodas. The Japanese house exhibits elements of traditional Japanese life

from Common Sense Homesteading

3 Types of Home Solar Power and How to Mount Your Solar Panels

3 Types of Home Solar Power and How to Mount Your Solar Panels Get to know solar panels and which may be right for you. This article explains the difference between solar panel types, how to deide which is best for you, and how to install them.

Installation of a residential wind turbine is filmed for an episode of the DIY network show "This New House". Bob Hayes of Prevailing Winds and his crew install a Dyocore SolAir 800 I wind turbine which integrates two small solar panels into its desi that´s why we start to use others options besides Petroleum We Need Wind power and Solar power

Laura shares with us the story of how she added solar power to her tiny house in Ontario and learned along the way. She shares some really good info. for folks interested in adding solar to their home.

from Gizmodo

Dow Powerhouse Solar Shingles Could Finally Have You Hugging Trees

Solar shingles - They blend right in with your traditional shingles and don't require any special tools for installation.

from TreeHugger

Make a Solar Water Heater for Under $5

Instructables user, TheNaib, has written a tutorial on how to create a solar thermal water heater for under five dollars. It will involve a fair amount of DIY, but nothing too complicated. It's designed as a fun project, but with some tweaking it could