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Tag: solar energy

Afternoon shade.

These grape vines are providing nice shade on the western side of the Elderly Centre in Gawler. A cool use for an edible plant.

Keeping compost hot.

Bagging the compost bin against cold winds and inclement weather. A garbage bag helps to trap daytime temperature as well as stop the wind while being loose enough to allow […]

Our first (proper) solar panels.

A couple of 50W solar panels and a regulator, secondhand through the good graces of a friend. Its charging an old motorcycle battery at between 15 and 19V depending on […]

Slightly dodgy solar setup

My dodgy experimental solar setup. Its just pieced together for today to see if the second hand regulator works. It must be working. We’re catching 10.5V of free electricity when […]