MAKE contributor Mikey Sklar has posted a how-to on Voltaic about using the solar power company’s 15-watt panel to charge a 12v battery, for use in camping, festivals, powering personal electronics, etc.

Charge Car Batteries with a Voltaic 15 Watt panel

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.

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