Introduction to Solar Power

This hands on class is focused on building a small solar powered battery charger, with a USB port capable of powering a phone, bike light, or any other USB powered device.

The project introduces students to basic electrical concepts, soldering and using multimeters, off-grid solar power, the components and their functions involved in this device, and calculating your power need, capacity, and capability.

All materials will be provided. Students should bring a USB chargeable device and cable with them.