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As Rooftop Solar Panel Installations are on the Rise in Hawaii, Utility Companies say Ouch!

As the midday sun baked the solar panels on his four-bedroom home in the Honolulu foothills, George Hayashi watched two workers, with drills whirring, install 18 gleaming home solar panels on his garage. A retired military man, Hayashi has lived in Waimalu for 35 years. For decades, rooftop solar didn’t seem viable, but now, he […] Read more

Portable Solar, When Freedom is everything.

It does not really matter what device you want to charge off-grid using portable solar. These days there is a charger available for your cell phone, iPad or iPod, laptop or CPAP. Portable solar can give you the power when you are backpacking, hunting or just on a weekend campout with he family. Our portable […] Read more

Restless Feet, Portable Solar and One Last Chance Before the Snow

Those of us who live to get outside of the confines of the cubical, it’s pretty much a given that autumn’s the best time of year to be on the trail. My feet arch aching this time of year to put some distance and get off-grid. My portable solar charger is a big part of […] Read more

Fall Hunting, Portable Solar, A Week Away, Sweet!

Hunting with portable solar chargers and camping is an activity that goes hand in hand and is gaining popularity. Centuries ago, hunters often had no choice but to camp out until they were able to bring food home for their families. Nowadays, people enjoy solar hunting and camping with portable solar chargers because it gives […] Read more

Non-Profit Solar Panel Installer to Install 50 Systems in 5 Days.

Grid Alternatives is a non-profit that trains and leads teams of volunteers installing solar panels on low-income families homes throughout California. YingLi Solar Company or Yingli Green Energy, is one of the world’s largest vertically integrated photovoltaic (PV (which is a fancy word for solar)) manufacturers, which markets its products under the brand “Yingli Solar,” […] Read more

Portable Solar Solutions, Free Yourself From the Cubical

Sitting by the Pacific ocean and typing this blog has to be one of the coolest thing about portable solar power. Freedom from the cubicle helps me to be creative and surprisingly productive. Portable stand-alone solar with battery storage capacity is like having a mini-generator that you can take anywhere. Camping, vacation or just head […] Read more

Solar Kits for RV Camping, The Smart Way to Rough It.

RV camping with solar to recharge batteries and make off-grid life on-the-go even better. The main reason for the rise in popularity among RV owners is with an RV solar kit, you can turn off that noisy generator. Rather than wade through the crowds in RV parks because you need electrical hookup’s, solar RV kits […] Read more

Solar Thermal Do-it-Yourself Hot Water Kits Making it Easier Everyday

Planning to install a solar thermal domestic hot water system? Because Do-it-Yourself kits come with much of the pre-wireing and easy plumbing connections you can install these kits as easy as 123.  Solar hot water collectors used for year round domestic hot water should face true south and be tilted up from the horizontal at […] Read more

Home Emergency Backup Power is 4400 Watt Of Peace of Mind

This is the kind of home emergency backup power us solar folks can really get-on-board with. Check out this powerful 4400 watt AC battery backup system enclosed in an outdoor rated cabinet. This plug-n-play system is the ultimate in home emergency power. This emergency battery backup system starts with a pure sine wave AC inverter. […] 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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