Solar

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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This Bluetooth speaker uses the sun to blast Taylor Swift’s Look What You Made Me Do

Chances are that you own a Bluetooth speaker. I bet there’s also a good chance that your Bluetooth speaker’s battery is dead when you want to use it to play some of your favorite tunes. With the E.TUNES Bluetooth Speaker from Renogy, that won’t be a problem for you ever again because the E.TUNES is …

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Solar powered, anti-theft Lifepack offers plenty of juice on the go

We get it. You don’t like to be tethered to some workstation just to get through your daily workload. What if you could throw your office on your back, take your work with you and keep your mobile devices charged by harnessing the energy of that glowing ball of exploding gas in the sky? Enter …

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The Renogy Phoenix is a solar powered generator in a briefcase

The next time you go off the grid, consider taking a Renogy Phoenix solar powered generator. Housed in a briefcase sized package, the Phoenix converts the sun’s rays into easy-to-use backup power for mobile devices, small appliances, laptops, lamps, and more. This lightweight battery backup system features two 10 watt monocrystalline solar panels and can …

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Firewater is a solar lantern/water bottle

I love all things that glow which stems from my childhood days when I was fascinated with glow in the dark toys and fireflies. Thus, it’s not unusual that the Firewater Solar Bottle Lantern caught my eye. This unique 700-milliliter silicone water bottle (6.5″ x 4″ x 3.5″) doubles as a lantern that when turned on …

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A portable solar lantern that is powerful, simple and green

The Sun King Pico Portable Solar Lantern is a pretty slick looking little light that can be used for a lot of different activities.  When my kids were younger they used to fall asleep reading and I always  worried about the lamp getting too hot, or it being left on all night. This is a …

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Turn a Mason canning jar into an emergency solar light

Replace the lid of a normal Mason canning jar with a Solar Lid Light, and you’ll have an emergency lantern you can use indoors or outdoors.  The lid has a water-resistant solar panel and rechargeable (and replaceable) batteries to power the bright LED lights.  They are available in either silver or rustic brown.  The Solar …

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Panther Vision Powercap is a flashlight you wear on your head that doesn’t need batteries

The Panther Vision Solar Powercap is a hands-free flashlight that you wear on your head that doesn’t require constant battery replacements. This baseball cap is made of 100% Cotton and comes in three colors. It features two LEDs mounted under the cap’s brim and a rechargeable NiMH battery that recharges from sunlight. The LEDs have …

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Luci is a solar-powered LED lantern

The folks at MPOWERD were inspired to create their LED lantern after the earthquake in 2010 left Haiti devastated and in the dark.  They developed Luci, a tiny but powerful solar-powered lantern that can provide light and safety to people worldwide.  You can keep one in your emergency preparedness kit or in your camping gear. …

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Big Bang Tents will protect you from nature while you sleep and charge your gadgets

The next time you decide to go camping, consider a tent from UK based Big Bang Tents. Not only are these tents available in a variety of colorful patterns that are perfect for festivals, they also feature a 5w solar panel, lithium solar storage bank and mobile phone/USB charging adaptors for charging many of your …

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WAKA WAKA POWER Charger review

This little device might look familiar to those of you who are active members of the Kickstarter community– WakaWaka Power originated in that forum, scoring over 800% of the project’s original funding request.  So what is this little Droid-y looking thing exactly?  This is WakaWaka Power, a portable, personal solar charging station and lamp light. …

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