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Solar Power Battery Chargers

Alex Said: could solar battery chargers help fuel economy? We Answered: I’m not sure if that much fuel goes into recharging a car’s battery. I believe that once a car is running, you could remove the battery and it would still keep running. That suggests to me that the only energy someone needs to…

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Solar Power Cars

Roberta Said: What classes could I take in college to teach me about cars and how to build a solar powered car by myself? We Answered: Forget about the fashionable part, get it working first. Besides a working model, no matter how klutzy it is, will be attractive for someone. Leave that for the second model….

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How Much Solar Power Do I Need

Sally Said: how much solar power do I need? We Answered: The computer and TV will be the big energy drainers when they’re on. Maybe you would use a computer with a tuner card in our computer as your TV, to save space? A flat panel display uses a lot of power because of its backlight….

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