If you are into gadgets and renewable energy, you’re in luck! There are a ton of cool products on the market that are using solar power in ways you may not even have thought of! The list gives a rundown of some of awesome products on the market now.
Solar Phone Charger
There are a ton of great companies out there making super reliable solar chargers. These sweet little devices harness the sun’s energy and stores it (sometimes up to a year) for you to use to charge your phone or tablet on the go. Pretty neat!
Outdoor solar lights
Outdoor solar lights are popping up everywhere. They come in many different shapes, sizes, and styles – but they all do essentially the same thing. You leave these bad boys out in the sun all day when you don’t need your garden light up, but as soon as the sun goes down, the lights flick on to illuminate the outside of your house without running up your electric bills.
Solar Powered Bluetooth Speaker
Who doesn’t like listening to music outside on a beautiful day? Most people who enjoy their tunes outside need to make sure they have their speaker fully charged before leaving the house for a picnic or day out, but now there are a few solar powered bluetooth speakers on the market. Leave this speaker out to get some sun with you and you’ll be bumpin’ the jams all day.
Solar backpacks are another awesome way to charge your gadgets on the go. Do you have a lot of running around to do, but want to bring your dead laptop with you to do some work later? No problem. Pop your laptop into the bag, plug it in and do all the errands you need. The solar panel on the backpack grabs the sun’s rays and charges your devices for you.
Solar flashlights are a great gadget to have around for emergencies. You can place one of these on the dashboard of your car to charge. Then, when you find yourself with a flat in the middle of the night, you’ll always have a fully charged source of light ready to go!
Solar shingles are revolutionizing the solar panel game. These sleek solar panels are integrated into the shingles on your roof and serve a few purposes. They are less bulky than ordinary solar panels, so you can have the benefits from solar energy without the eyesore. They also keep water out of your house house like ordinary shingles would! It’s a win-win.
Moser lamps are not technically gadgets, but they are too cool to pass up. Moser lamps are really simple to make, but are making a huge difference for those in poor areas. To make a Moser Lamp you simply put water and bleach into a recycled, clear bottle. Then you place the bottle in a whole that is half in the roof and half sticking outside. The sun, water, and bottle all work together to reflect light and even shine brighter than some lightbulbs!