DIY: Solar-Cell Rechargeable Batteries

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Energizer Bunny beware!

Knut Karlsen has created a solar-cell charging battery prototype using flexible solar cells from IFE and some older NiMH rechargeable batteries. The batteries are being coined as “SunCast” batteries and work much like a trickle charger. Chip in a few dollars a month to help support independent cleantech coverage that helps to accelerate the cleantech revolution!

I’m not sure leaving batteries in the sun for an extended period of time is a great idea. But this is a pretty good first start.

Check out the full post: Rechargeable Batteries with Solar Cells

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