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Design an alternative power source? By myself? In a week? Yeah, I don't think so. That is just too ambitious for me. Plus, design isn't my best skill. I won't waste energy (my own) on learning a new skill that is so far beyond my range.

What I *am* good at is resourcing. I can find almost anything online or off. I use my research skills and my social skills to get the skinny on whatever subject.

For this ACT, I want to introduce you to the Instructables site, and encourage you to buy a subscription to it. For those of us who aren't designers, this site is invaluable. Step-by-step instructions and access to the inventors are all you need to start your own alternative power projects.

Take a look at this small solar panel project that is within anyone's reach:
http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Solar-Panel/

After you're done looking over that, search the Instructables website for "solar panel" and see what comes up. I can spend hours looking at the projects.

Let me know if you've seen this site before and/or if you've ever done any of the projects.

-Christine Cavalier

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