Think solar power is too expensive? Well, you don’t have to switch your home to 100% solar electricity to use the renewable resource. You can start enjoying energy from the sun with cheap solar power gadgets.
Once you see how simple it is to power household items with UV light, you might even be inspired to install solar panels!
Consider these solar gadgets, to start:
- Solar garden lights
- Solar holiday lights
- Solar powered fountains
- Solar cell phone chargers
- Portable solar power for other electronics
- Solar lawnmowers
- Solar boat lifts
- Solar toys (see video below)
Prices for these solar power gadgets range from $20 to about $400 - cheaper than photovoltaic (PV) solar panels, which retail for a minimum of $600 per panel.
Cheap solar power gadgets make great gift ideas! There is nothing like freedom from electrical outlets and cords, let alone savings on power bills or gasoline.
Do you have a favorite solar power gadget? Share in the comments below!