Solar Powered Ardor Blockchain Node

Using a Raspberry Pi3 B, solar panels, an LCD screen, and an external battery to run a completely green blockchain node

Edit

The Power Usage section was updated with more accurate wattage, as it seems my orginal USB multimeter was calibrated incorrectly.

Introduction

For years I’ve been hearing about the solar powered NXT node and have been meaning to build my own for Ardor. So I finally got around to it and wanted to share my experience.