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Do Solar Pond Pumps Work?

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

Do solar pond pumps work? Yes! And they are easy to build, too. This guide covers the basic principles for building a pond with a solar powered pump. It also showcases a few pictures and YouTube videos of real DIY solar powered ponds.

Solar fountains are pumps powered by the energy of the sun. Their construction is not rocket science and anyone with any skill level can make them operate in a jiffy. All you need to do is connect wires from the PV module to the wires of the DC motor pump and you are done. Now all that is required is the sun. Place it in an area with bright sunlight and it works!

Solar Powered Fountains Buyer Guide

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

There has been a huge explosion of inexpensive solar powered fountains and solar powered bird baths on the market over the last couple years. Just like any popular, new electronic device, there is some great value to be had and also a large population of crap. This article is intended to help people separate the crap from the value when looking to buy a solar powered fountain.