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Renewable Energy Gadgets

written by: Rafael•edited by: Lamar Stonecypher•updated: 12/14/2009

Want to help the environment? Start using renewable energy gadgets. There are many gadgets you can run with clean energy sources such as sunlight. Learn about three of then here in this article.

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    Clean energy is what everybody is talking around. The idea is to replace, at least partially, society’s dependence on oil and carbon as a source of energy. This objective is being accomplished by using different renewable energy resources such as sunlight, wave power, eolic energy, and production of biofuels. But, what can we do to contribute to this clean energy usage movement. Maybe, we can start to use different gadgets that incorporate the idea of using alternative renewable energy resources. Here are some of these gadgets that you can start using.

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    Hands-Free Solar Light

    There is on the market a hands-free solar light with and 8-hour autonomy, which is good considering the fact that some nights may be shorter than that especially on summers. The solar powered LightShip costs about $20 and is ideal for outdoor activities such as boating, camping, and emergency use.

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    Sun-Powered Cooking

    If you like to cook and want to incorporate your renewable and alternative energy usage principles sun-powered cooking may help. You can have at your place solar cookers. Solar cooking is a viable alternative to gas and electricity and can be as powerful as to be able to make a BBQ in your garden. There are plenty of models for different purposes at Sun Ovens International, Inc.

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    Solar Powered Air Conditioning

    When the sun is shining and the temperature outside is rising you could be very cool inside your home with this solar powered air conditioner. A company named Coolerado claims to have developed an air conditioner that runs with solar power. A video about this is available at YouTube (

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    Final thought

    There are many more gadgets powered by unconventional energy resources. The idea behind them is to use non-polluting and renewable energy resources. This way not only we get the benefit of running the gadgets but also help the environment by using clean energy resources. For now, cooking, cooling and lighting can be easily incorporated within our life by simply looking at the gadgets described within this article.

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