06/27/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Solar Power: 5 Ways To Use It For Less Than $500

Ah, the dilemma of solar power: so clean, so abundant -- and so expensive.
e've rounded up five ways you can start using solar energy today. Each of these mini solar investments must provide reasonable benefits, not be more involved than a weekend project, and clock in under $500.

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