Viewing: May 2011

Home and Off-grid Solar Power Means the Freedom to be Free

Power pundits, government agencies, ivory tower gray beards, and oil companies have told us for years that home and off-grid solar and wind energy sources are the “Power of the Future.” Well, I’m telling you that solar is the power of today. For thousands of us, home and cabin solar energy has powered many, many […] Read more

Nomad 7 Adventure Portable Solar Kit with Guide 10 Battery; Great for Camping or Backpacking

At Blue Pacific Solar our outdoor enthusiasts test every type of portable solar kit on the market. Try taking a product to the bottom of the Grand Canyon for a week on trails where you do not see another soul for 5 days at a time if you really want to see if a product […] Read more

The Suns Up Now On Solar Thermal Hot Water; Building on a Rich History

The practical application of solar thermal was first introduced by the Swiss in 1767, but heating water with a patented solar water heating collector did not happen until 1891 in America. The man largely given credit for this countries popular residential application of solar thermal was Clarence Kemp who invented a solar collector and sold […] Read more

The Power of Portable Solar in Afghanistan Helping the Troops Lighten Their Load

Humping the Grand Canyon with a full pack is no walk in the part but it pales in comparison to what our troops go through in Afghanistan every day. A company of U.S. Marines recently conducted a remarkable three-week patrol through southern Afghanistan, replacing hundreds of pounds of spare batteries in their packs with portable […] Read more

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