Tag: solar

Catch photons with the BioLite SolarPanel

                                                       

When it comes to powering things with solar – be it for camping or in an emergency – I’ve always been cautiously optimistic. I’ve had some inexpensive solar panels, and those proved the adage of “you get what you pay…

In Review: FosPower Emergency Weather Radio

                                                       

Yesterday, we started off our reviews of some FosPower products with their rugged and waterproof USB battery pack (you can see that here). Batteries are always good to have in an emergency (or camping), and another good thing to have…

Be Prepared with FosPower

                                                       

Emergency preparedness is never a fun thing to think about, but it’s something that’s worth considering. I mean, when we got hit with the tornado less than a mile away last summer, we were not quite ready for the 3…

Now Funding: Sunne Solar Light

                                                       

I don’t know about you, but in my home, solar-powered (or solar-charging) lights are showing up more and more. The simplicity of throwing a light out on the fenceline that charges up and turns on automatically – either at sunset…

Now you’re playing with (solar) Power!

                                                       

Well, that was a pretty famous tagline from my youth, and perhaps yours as well. Of course, these days, when we’re talking power, it’s all about how to save it (at home) or how to provided it to your electron-hungy…