Renewable Energy Applications: Solar Light, Solar Cooker and Solar Air Conditioning

Page content

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.

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.

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.

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 (

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.


Solar powered LightShip

Coolerado Air conditioner

Solar cooking