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Solar PhotoVoltaic Panels from SunWind

SunWind solar panels are made with polycrystalline solar cells mounted to a firm substrate with clear epoxy encapsulation. They are marked for polarity and come with rugged 15 cm (6") alligator clip test leads attached, allowing for active experimentation. SunWind supplies three sizes of solar photovoltaic panels: 1.0 volt, 1.5 volt, and 2.0 volt. All [...]

By | 2016-11-22T17:39:01+00:00 January 8th, 2013|Solar Car & Inventor Kits|

SunWind Tweazles

Galaxies spin, solar systems spin, planets spin...and the electrons making up everything around us are spinning. From the largest to the smallest, Spin is how Universe works. By studying these educational artifacts, you too will become wiser in the ways of the workings of the Universe. Just as Newton grasped that our moon and an [...]

By | 2016-11-22T17:39:01+00:00 January 6th, 2013|Solar Car & Inventor Kits|

BuckMinster Fuller – time to move on from Newton’s understanding…

One of the great unsung books of our times, Cosmography, by Buckminster Fuller, is the last book Bucky worked on. The manuscript was neatly stacked in the middle of his desk when he died, and was worked on for a further 8 years by his adjuvant, Kiyoshi Kuromiya, before finally being published in 1992 (Macmillan). [...]

By | 2016-11-22T17:39:03+00:00 August 15th, 2012|SunWind Blog|

The Ernie Wirtanen Interest Fund

Ernie Wirtanen, who founded and ran Wirtanen Electric, a large electrical wholesale and equipment rental company in Edmonton, Alberta, was an early benefactor. He helped me get the initial grant from the Science Alberta Foundation to work on providing a renewable energy kit for elementary schools back in 1994; writing a letter from the "business [...]

By | 2018-03-05T22:59:58+00:00 August 3rd, 2012|SunWind Blog|