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Video: GNUveau Networks Builds Solar-Powered Linux Computer Networks for Remote Villages

Nov 05, 2008, 16:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robin 'Roblimo' Miller)

"This is no pipe dream. There are real SolarNetOne installations running in Africa right now, providing wireless connectivity and "Internet Cafe" access to hundreds of people. The system uses off-the-shelf hardware that Scott modifies to run on 12V -- and to use a lot less power than the stock versions. As Scott says, in solar-powered computer installations, "The Watt is king."

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