30 Sep '15, 2pm

Build your own solar concentrator at home with GoSol’s free DIY guide #Green #Eco

The new Sol1 guide covers all of the information necessary to construct a 0.5kW solar concentrator with a mirrored surface area of about 1 square meter. The total cost of the solar device ranges from $79 to $145 in materials. The 1.5m3 device, which is made from angle-iron, box tubing and flat steel bars, can be built in approximately one week. The free solar concentrator guide can be found at the

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