Solar Powered Beehive Monitor Using Sigfox network
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Solar Powered Beehive Monitor Using Sigfox network

Small temperature/humidity/atmospheric pressure monitor using Sigfox to transfer the data. Powered by solar energy to monitor beehives. We wanted to monitor beehive remotely and online. You would say it is easy to use mobile data for such purpose. But there are some cons: The coverage...

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Solar harvesting into Li-ion battery
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Solar harvesting into Li-ion battery

A highly efficient solar powered Li-ion charger with two regulated outputs. The AEMLION is a 0.8x0.6 inch (20x15mm) PCB with the AEM10941 Solar Harvesting IC from E-peas. It efficiently converts solar energy into Li-ion battery charge, it even works with indoor light. It features 3.3V...

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AEM10941 – Photovoltaic Energy Harvesting Power Management IC
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AEM10941 – Photovoltaic Energy Harvesting Power Management IC

E-peas’ photovoltaic energy harvesting IC solution – AEM10941 – is the next generation integrated energy management subsystem that extracts DC power from up to 7 cells solar panels to simultaneously store energy in a rechargeable element and supply the system with two independent...

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Tiny Solar Energy Module (TSEM)
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Tiny Solar Energy Module (TSEM)

A 1 square inch PCB module with 2 tiny solar cells, a highly efficient Li-Ion charger and with 3.3V and 1.8V output by Jasper Sikken: This is a 1x1 inch PCB module with two tiny solar cells, a highly efficient Li-Ion battery charger and with two regulated outputs (3.3V and 1.8V). It is...

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ATmega32U4-Based Synchronous MPPT Buck Solar Charger
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ATmega32U4-Based Synchronous MPPT Buck Solar Charger

You want to maximize the power output of your solar panel? Then you need a maximum power point tracking charge controller! Source files here. Features: Programmable with Arduino IDE Input voltage: 15 - 22V Output voltage: 1 - 14.4V Simple MPPT (Maximum Power Point...

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High Efficiency MPPT Solar Charger
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High Efficiency MPPT Solar Charger

A 75 watt MPPT Solar Charger with tons of features. Efficiency > 97%, USB interface, data logging, 2 USB charging ports and much more...by Lukas Fässler This is an open source project that I've been working on for several years now. From its modest beginnings it has evolved to a...

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Researchers Develop New Hybrid Solar Panel That Can Generate Power From Rain Too
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Researchers Develop New Hybrid Solar Panel That Can Generate Power From Rain Too

The researchers at Soochow University in China, have published a paper on the hybrid device that is able to harness the power of sun and rain using a hybrid panel. By attaching a transparent nanogenerator to a silicon solar cell, researchers have designed a device that harvests...

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DC-DC converter starts up and operates from a single photocell
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DC-DC converter starts up and operates from a single photocell

by Marian Stofka @ www.edn.com: The bq25504 from Texas Instruments is a good candidate to become a milestone on the road to micro-power management and energy harvesting. A prominent feature of this IC is its ability to start up at a supply voltage as low as 330 mV typically, and 450...

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