Solar Power Chargers – Technology Which Is Environmentally Friendly

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solar power technologyAs the need to develop technology that is environmentally friendly and sustainable becomes more and more apparent, designers must direct their energies towards developing products that can be powered by natural resources rather than sources that are damaging to the world that we live in.

One piece of equipment that manages to perfectly combine an example of modern technology with the need to ensure energy efficiency is the subject of this article.

The solar power charger uses the sun’s rays to charge a variety of electrical components and below we will examine its origin, its versatility compared to other conventionally powered devices and the way that we can help the environment by investing in one.

A Brief History of Solar Power

Not many people are aware that the first recorded incidence of solar energy collection was as long ago as 1767, when a Swiss scientist created an insulated box to collect solar energy through three glass panels.

Thereafter, the development of solar energy as a means of powering components, equipment and machinery continued slowly until around the middle of the twentieth century.

From then until the present day there have been many major developments in solar power, which were triggered by the production of the first economically viable solar power cell and culminated in the construction of the world’s first solar plants.

Recent progress in solar power technology has been so great that the Golmud Solar Park in China is now estimated to have an installed capacity of 200 megawatts, whilst India’s Gujarat Solar Park has a capacity of 605 megawatts!

Whilst these developments were taking place, the world was becoming increasingly aware of the effect of global warming caused by our excessive use of carbon fuels, thus increasing the need for the production of naturally-powered components for the marketplace.

The Versatility of the Solar Power Charger

No one can dispute that there are few better energy saving concepts than a power charger that is itself charged by the sun’s energy. It does not need any electrical source to charge the devices that it is compatible with and it does not need particularly bright sunlight. Smaller solar power chargers are portable and can be positioned to collect the optimum amount of sunlight.

Solar power chargers can be used to charge a wide variety of devices, including car, caravan and boat batteries, laptops, tablet computers, mobile phones and cameras. There really is no limit to the range of portable device batteries that can be recharged quickly, efficiently and cheaply using a solar power charger.

Solar panels are an important part of solar energy.

How the Solar Power Charger can help The Environment

On every occasion that we use electrical power to charge a single item of equipment, we add, in some small way to the amount of energy that is being used by our society. When you consider just how many devices we each possess, the amount of electrical energy that it takes to charge them all, often on a daily basis, quickly adds up.

We all have an energy saving obligation because it is essential to cut down on the carbon emissions that are released by the production of electrical energy in order to protect our environment,

In the solar power charger, we have a relatively inexpensive, easy to use, portable and effective device, which meets this essential need for energy efficiency. There are few pieces of electrical equipment as environmentally friendly because, with a solar power charger, there is never any need to power a device other than through a battery that has been recharged using natural energy.

Summary

Although there will be an initial outlay for anyone who buys a solar power charger, the ultimate saving in the cost of charging the batteries of an entire range of electrical devices and the environmentally friendly benefits that accompany it will make the expenditure more than worthwhile.

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Written by Nathan Griffiths who enjoys learning about environment friendly technology.

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