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17169-Bullis 071406 Solar Collectors
Jenny writes “Check out this article on how to construct a solar generator out of used auto parts and plumbing supplies…The generator they developed is able to produce ten times the energy at less than half the price of solar panels. While developed with the intention of helping to harvest electricity for villagers in poor countries, the students also believe it has great appeal for amateurs. “Link.

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.

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