Plumbing Up Mother's Solar Steam Generator

Our solar steam generator can help you become less reliant on the grid or, depending on your energy needs, live free of it entirely.



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The MOTHER EARTH NEWS bender tool.
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Inlet and outlet fittings must be properly equipped with control valves.
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The assembled solar steam generator. Note the boiler unit mounted at the end of the boom arm.
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The sunrise and sunset switches are important in keeping your solar furnace properly in sync with the position of the sun.
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 Don't forget to fasten your phototransistor switch housing!
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Steam from the solar steam generator can drive an electrical generator.
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Another view of the completed solar steam generator.
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