Build Your Own Solar Charger

Event Category: WorkshopEvent Tags: Education, Jobs & Skills, Energy & Carbon Reduction and Other

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    This booking is for a DIY Solar workshop with Energise Sussex Coast as part of the Sustainability on Sea Festival. It will take place at at their venue at 17a Silchester Mews, Silchester Road, St Leonards On Sea, East Sussex TN38 0JB. If you are interested in knowing more about renewable energy systems, this one day, very practical workshop, will allow you to create a product to charge your phone (and other USB devices) from the sun, that you can take home at the end of the day. You will learn what energy is and what it can do, and gain a hands-on understanding of the electrical basics: current, voltage, resistance, power, and series and parallel circuits.During the workshop you will build your own solar panel from reclaimed materials, learn how to test it, and connect the charging components required to provide power on the go.Our facilitators will guide you through the making process, while exploring the energy challenges we are facing, and what possible solutions might look like.The workshop will start at 10am, and finish at 5pm (or maybe sooner, depending on how fast you can solder).

    • All materials are included.
    • No previous experience required.

    Tickets for this workshop are £80. You can sign up to this workshop by paying a £20 deposit. Once we have enough people signed up, we will release full price tickets.


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