Can Animals Damage Solar Panels?

Squirrel looking evil

This is a major concern for many people, especially those who are going to be living off the grid or looking to create a sustainable off the grid setup. What’s the point of having solar power if it goes out every time a curious squirrel checks out the solar panel array? So does that type …

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Can an LED Light Charge a Solar Backpack?

orange solar backpack on carpet

Solar backpacks are a great way to keep laptops, smartphones, iPods, and other electronics charged even as you go about your normal day or find yourself hiking in out of the way natural areas where a plug-in just isn’t going to be available. But solar backpacks have their own battery and their own charge to …

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Off Grid Solar Power in Winter: Is it Possible?

solar panels on garage winter

As far as solar power has come over the last two decades, there are still undeniable limitations and that can sometimes cause confusion. Especially if you’re getting advice from people who are a decade or two out of the loop on solar. Is off the grid solar power in winter possible? Beyond being possible, is …

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Are Solar Powered Watches Reliable? Here’s the Truth!

solio solar watch on wrist

Solar powered watches have come a long way since they first appeared. This used to be a little trick for cheap watches that were meant to be a kiddie prize that would fade out. Solar tech has come a long way since then. Solar watches are among the most consistently reliable watches currently out there …

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Are Solar Attic Fans Worth It?

solar powered attic fan

Are solar attic fans worth it? That type of question seems to be around not only with solar fans but also with about anything related to solar. For some people this seems like a great way to improve the home. For others, the idea of a sun powered attic fan just isn’t as convincing. These …

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How to Dry Out a Solar Shower for Storage

solar shower unpacked

I know I’ve loved my solar shower since the very first time I set it up and used it during an extended outdoor camping. Set that up with a portable changing room, rinse off in the swim trunks, and set up everything to dry. Sometimes a little scrubbing goes a really long way. But drying …

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Welcome to Outdoor Solar Gear!

Welcome to our website where we spend time going over any and everything solar for your outdoor adventures whether a student looking for a backpack with a solar charger, an outdoor influencer needing a way to keep their gear charged, or a hiker/camper who really wants a hot shower, there are solar solutions for those …

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