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5 Solar Tools to Upgrade Your Workplace

Renewable energy is one of the most rapidly expanding energy sources worldwide. It reportedly accounted for two thirds of the new power added to the worldwide energy grid in 2016. However, solar power is quickly outpacing other renewables; according to the International Energy Agency, solar power could account for 16 percent of the world’s electricity by 2050. That being said, there are many ways to harness solar power.

There are many fun options if you want to get in on the “go green” movement but aren’t sure about installing solar panels at quite yet. From the home to the office, there’s no shortage of ideas you could implement to be energy-forward. Considering the fact that many adults spend the bulk of their waking hours at work, here are five solar tools that will make your workplace greener than ever.

Solar Desk Lamp

Sometimes the overhead light simply doesn’t cut it. If your work requires you to do a lot of reading or writing, this a rechargeable desk lamp is the perfect addition to your space. Plus, many solar desk lamps are built with efficiency in mind, meaning they can be adjusted to easily fit any size desk space.

Solar Blinds

Trading traditional blinds for those that are powered by solar energy is a great way to to get your whole office to go a little greener. These blinds come in a variety of colors, and are controlled by remotes, so you can let the sunlight in or keep it out.

Solar Laptop

Tired of constantly having to plug your laptop in? Upgrading to a laptop powered by solar power will ensure that you can work from wherever without ever worrying about your battery being in the red zone.

Solar Keyboard

If you’re not quite sure about giving up your Mac or PC quite yet, there are still options to integrate renewable energy into your computer use. Logitech offers a keyboard that’s sleek, wireless, and completely powered by the sun, whether you’re indoors or outdoors.

Solar Backpack

Whether you decide to upgrade to a solar laptop or not, you still need a space to carry your stuff that’s not the standard briefcase. The Lifepack has plenty of storage space, solar-powered charging, and is equipped with a lock system that ensures that your cool new energy efficient gadgets don’t get lost in the morning commute.

No matter what gadget you choose to invest in, there’s no doubt that the earth – and your office’s power bill – will thank you for making the switch.

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