- on Education & Information
- Published in issue 1/2011 on page 14
Economical Energy Harvesting
Every little bit helps
Alternative energy is a hot topic. In this article we describe several options for powering circuits from solar energy. As you can see, significant results can be achieved with a modest investment and a bit of sunlight. What’s more, once it works the power is free.In this article we show you several ways to power your circuits from an alternative energy source instead of batteries or the AC power grid. Here we focus on solar energy, but the methods described here can certainly be used with other energy sources as well.