Summer is officially in full-swing and it is that time of year when many families are able to get out and enjoy some of their favorite hobbies. Whether those hobbies include camping, boating, golfing, or simply enjoying a nice barbecue in the backyard, we have some fun and economical solar systems and gadgets to help provide you with Energy Independence.
We are also offering a free gift during the month of July for any customers who make a purchase of $100 or more, the Solar Spark Lighter. This is just one more way to help teach the kids a bit about how to harness the power of the sun, not to mention it can be a great way to light the barbecue or campfire. To receive your free gift, simply add the Solar Spark Lighter to your shopping cart, along with your other items valued at over $100, then enter coupon code "JulySolarSpark" in the coupon code section at checkout.
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Can you even remember life before the personal computer? We had basic calculators for complex formulas, but they had little to no storage. Instead, we were dependent upon books, magazines and notebooks for the storage of all information we kept at our homes or outside of a mainframe computer.We are a bit further along in [...]
Benefits of Solar RV Kits Most RVs, travel trailers and campers are sold with small batteries that are only adequate for a day or two away from a power source. Many RVers and campers don't understand how to treat their batteries well or what size battery bank they need for their electrical requirements. Typical RV batteries can [...]
Another truly amazing example of solar innovation: SOLAR IMPULSE'S FIRST ROUND-THE-WORLD SOLAR FLIGHT Solar Impulse is the only airplane of perpetual endurance, able to fly day and night on solar power, without a drop of fuel. Their challenge is to attempt the First Round-The-World Solar Flight in 2015. A way for Bertrand Piccard, André Borschberg and their [...]
There’s been a steady trend of diversification in our energy sources. Yes, coal and oil still serve as the world’s primary fuels, but the abundance and low price of other resources (natural gas, for example) is getting energy companies to rethink their approach to meeting the always increasing demand. So, they’re also bringing nuclear, hydroelectric, [...]
In my recent post, I said that I want to work for a company that not only succeeds but does so by providing products and services that are good for the environment and deliver value to the people that use them. But when you think about it, there’s really more to it than that. The [...]
I’d like to introduce myself. I’m Russell Shriver, the new President of Solar Sphere. Last June, I took the reins from Kriss and Sue Bergethon, who in the last six years built many lasting relationships with people committed to bringing solar energy into their lives. I share their (and your) passion for alternative [...]
Continued from part 3Read from the beginningFiber(itchy)glass:Fortunately, as a youth of 16, my girlfriend’s father was a mechanic at a boat store in the Folsom Lake, California, area. I was delivering the Sacramento Union, 623 copies during the week and 712 on Sundays every morning between 4:00 AM when the bundles were dumped in [...]
This happened just a couple weeks ago, I just had to share it.A few years ago, in the summer of 2011 to be exact, we sold an off grid solar backup system to Hawaii Public Radio.We detailed their system right here: http://www.spheralsolar.com/blog/hawaii-public-radio-goes-solar-with-a-solar-sphere-off-grid-kit/The station was on a limited budget (aren't we all). But radio is [...]
Yard lighting has multiple uses and fantastic benefits. People tend to deter from outdoor lighting because it can be costly to install additional wiring to power these lights. Along with the cost of installing and burying wires, it increases your power bill. Solar lighting is a great solution for outdoor illumination. Not [...]