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BLUETTI’s EP500 & EP500Pro Power Station campaign has made over 2 million in one day

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Yesterday BLUETTI launched their Kickstarter campaign for their new EP500 & EP500Pro Power Stations and they have already received over 2.2 million dollars. I guess this shouldn’t come as a surprise because their previous campaign from last summer for the BLUETTI AC200 power station (<- click that link to read our review) …

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Jackery jacks up the power with new solar generators

NEWS – Over the years, Apple has made product presentations a “thing”. Now, it seems that when a tech company comes out with a new and improved product, they need to make a presentation to the world. Jackery—a power backup battery maker—has now jumped on the presentation train. On March 17, Jackery introduced two much …

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Gosun Solar Charging Flashlight review

REVIEW – Spouse: “How many flashlights do we need around here?” Me: (To the tune of Tina Turner-) “What’s need – got to do, got to do with it?” The ‘Gosun Solar Charging Flashlight’, ‘Gosun SolarLight Solar Assisted Flashlight’, or ‘Gosun SolarFlash’. Whether you go with the name on the package or the two names …

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Jackery Portable Power Station Explorer 1000 review

REVIEW – We live pretty far out in the sticks which definitely comes with its pluses and minuses. One of the biggest hassles being when the power goes out. Now I grant you this occasionally happens to everyone but one tree can take us off the grid for days, if not weeks at a time. …

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Zendure SuperBase 500 power station plus solar charger review

REVIEW – Power.  We all use it.  Cell phones, Bluetooth speakers, wireless headphones, laptops – the list goes on and on.  Usually, we need to be somewhere near a power outlet to keep our electronics happily powered.  There are a ton of small battery packs that can provide power for a recharge or two, but …

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Solar powered headphones from JBL? Well, kinda

NEWS – Everyone knows that solar-powered means an object can use solar cells to derive power from the sun. Simple, eh? Except, that solar requires a larger surface area to be efficient. However, that may be changing as audio company JBL has teamed with the Swedish company Exeger to make not an exclusively solar-powered headphone, …

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Soliom Solar S90 Pro 1080P solar powered security camera review

REVIEW – Over the past year, I have tested and reviewed a few security cameras and with a few exceptions, I have been pleased with them. Recently, there were a few accidents on the street in front of my home and I decided that it would be nice to have a camera facing the street. …

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6 solar-powered gadgets that are too convenient to ignore

ARTICLE – Electricity is something we often take for granted because using it is as easy as finding the nearest electrical outlet. But that approach isn’t always possible. In that case, these six gadgets let you tap into solar power from anywhere. 1. Damaanda Solar Book Light This streamlined, solar-powered book light ensures you can …

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Soliom Bird S60-Outdoor Wireless Solar Home Security Camera review

REVIEW – Peace of mind. What does that mean? It’s when you don’t have any worries, fears, or stresses. Having total peace of mind is almost impossible unless you’re a Shaolin monk, but you can work towards that goal by finding ways to remove worries, fears, and stresses. One way to do that might be …

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Add solar lighting to your house gutters with this set from Falove

NEWS – Most DIY solar landscape lighting seems to be the sort installed in the ground to light a pathway or to wash a wall or a plant in lights.  These Falove solar-powered lights can be attached to your house’s gutters to light up an area where you could never plant them in the ground …

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Set up your yard with some solar-powered speakers from Monster

The Monster Solara is a solar-powered indoor/outdoor Bluetooth speaker.  When used outdoors, the solar panel will keep your speaker charged.  When used (or stored) indoors, the speaker charges with AC power.  The Solara is IPX weather resistance-rated to resist light water exposure, like an occasional splash from the pool. 360° LED panels light up the area …

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Use the power of the sun to charge your gadgets with this ultra thin solar charger

Paying your electric bill every month is a real drag when you can get as much power as you want from the sun – for free. Ok, it’s not totally free because you need a solar panel to collect the power and they aren’t free. But if you are interested in going green, consider starting …

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