How to Make a Gas-Powered Rocket | Science Projects

Do you guys like rockets? Think about it; the space shuttle is so small, but when it’s about to leave the earth, it’s attached to this giant, giant, giant thing. Why? Gravity is such a force; it doesn’t want your rocket to leave. There’s so many chemicals that are needed to get that small, little […]

A DIY Off-Grid Solar Power System Overview and Wiring

Hi this is Amy from the altE Store. We’re going to go over a brief overview of a typical off grid solar electric system. This is just a small demo, and it can scale up as your needs require. But this will give you a good overview of the different pieces involved. Now I’ve got […]

What’s worse? Mismatched solar panels with different amps in series or parallel?

Hi, this is Amy from the altE Store. So I am going to show how to wire two mismatched solar panels together. I’ve got two 24V solar panels. One is a 24V 200W, and one is a 24V 100W. So this is half the output of this one. So we’re going to take some measurements […]

How to Make a Car Out of Paper & Candies | Science Projects

Hi guys. You know, today when you think of machines, we think of computers, we think of air conditioners, we think of helicopters, we think of giant bulldozers. But the reality is simple machines have been around for thousands of years. Simple machines are things that make work easier. What’s a simple machine? Think of […]

Solar panel top of pole PV mount by Missouri Wind and Solar USA

hi everybody I’m Jeff from Missouri wind and solar and I want to show you our new top of the pole solar panel. My name is Mandie, I’m going to show you how to install our top of the pole Solar mount. You need the bolt lock washer and your nut. My suggestion would be […]

Electric Snow Melting system installed in an Asphalt Driveway

welcome to our snow melting under asphalt video as you can see a few of the leaves are falling here it’s they say on TV winter is coming so we need to get this thing ready to go so what we’re going to do is we’re going to be installing tire tracks in this area […]

Mismatched Solar Panels- Same watts, different volts and amps

Hi this is Amy from the altE Store. We’ve been doing a series of videos where we are showing wiring mismatched solar panels and what makes sense for wiring them; in series, in parallel, or just not even at all. So we’ve been putting together a playlist, and you can see that here so you […]

What effect does tilt angle have on solar panels?

HI this is Amy from the altE Store. We’ve shown you videos already on the effect of shading on solar panels, and effect of the direction you point your panels, now we are going to show you the effect of tilting your panels. Now the angle that you select to mount your panels will depend […]

How to wire solar panels in parallel with combiner box

Hi this is Amy from the altE Store. I’m going to do a quick demo of how to wire multiple solar panels in parallel, using a combiner box. Now, we’ve already done a video on how to wire panels in series, and how to wire 2 panels together in parallel using couplers. Now this is […]

What effect does shading have on Solar panels?

Hi I’m Amy at the altE Store. I’m taking advantage of this beautiful fall day to show the effect of shading on your solar panel. And not just any shading, shading on different areas of your solar panel. It really does make a big difference. So I am actually, I’m outside, it’s 2 in the […]