Build Your Own Solar Charger workshop

Summary information

Create your own portable solar charger from re-used materials able to power phones & USB devices


No prior knowledge required
Take your charger home at the end of the day
All materials provided, including charging components
Small groups hosted in our Lewisham workshop
5 min walk from Lewisham Station
97% of public workshop attendees rated our course as 'excellent' or 'very good'

You will:

Learn what energy is - and how it works today
Understand the electrical basics: current, voltage, resistance, power, series and parallel circuits.
Learn to build DIY solar PV panels.
Understand how to test your panel and connect charging components to use your power on the spot.
Dig deeper into the energy dilemma - and possible solutions
We also provide further information and guides to consolidate your learning and aid future projects.

2min workshop video preview:

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Demand Energy Equality is a not-for-profit dedicated to increasing energy literacy, reducing energy demand and working with others to ensure equality of energy access.

Booking and further information
Contact Details: 
£95 (concessions available)
Dates and Times
Saturday, 19 March, 2016

More dates and times information: 
9.30am - 5pm
Venue information
5 minute walk from Lewisham DLR and National Rail

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