For a luxurious lifestyle, human beings have always been exploiting resources that cannot be replenished. Though it’s a human tendency to constantly crave for luxury, but they need to understand that it can be gained in a green, eco-friendly manner too. Get to know about the below-mentioned innovative and stylish green devices that use the freely available energy of the Sun and go on saving our environment in a remarkable manner.
1. Eco-friendly Concept Boat
Jonathan Mahieddine has designed a concept boat that can be run in both solar- and human-powered modes. This boat can seat four people on the stylish cockpit benches. When you get tired of pedaling, you can sit under the solar-powered umbrella. It has solar panels that capture Sun’s energy to be further converted to kinetic energy that causes the motion of the boat.
2. Czeers MK1
It’s the world’s first solar speedboat, which has already won an award in a solar challenge. Fully carbon fiber-crafted and with embedded leather trim, this 10-meter Czeers MK1 Solar Speedboat ha its surface covered with photovoltaic cells. There is an electric battery in the boat to power the 80kw electric engine. This speedboat is packed with solar panels and has an LCD control system that is touch-screen. Looking at its performance, anybody can tell that you’ll have to shed a lot of money to own this baby.
3. Sea Limousine
Designed by Dennis Ingemansson, this solar concept sea limousine looks like a green luxury yacht and moves with a hovercraft. Its window skin has solar cells that harness the energy of the Sun. A satellite navigation system controls this sea limousine and that too, without a pilot! Doesn’t that sound amazing?
4. Four-seater Personal Green Boat
An attractive solar-powered personal boat has been designed for those who like cruising within a personal space. This boat has solar-charged rechargeable batteries that power a 700-watt electric motor. Its aluminum superstructure and fiberglass hull make it look unique.
5. Tech Chair
PC World has brought about this concept of Tech Chair, which is featured with an automatic sunshade that changes its position with the Sun so you remain protected from the rays. The same sunshade absorbs the sunlight to further use this energy to power your devices and gadgets. This chair is not only equipped with Wi-Fi or Bluetooth connections, speakers, and sockets for plugging-in your gadgets, but also has a sliding laptop table. It’s an ultimate luxury to experience it in a geek style.
6. Solar LCD TVs
Sharp has entered the solar-powered TV market with a 26-inch LCD television called Aquos TV. This TV requires 30% lesser power to run on and gets its energy from triple-junction solar cell modules taking energy from the Sun. This device can be a boon to humankind as electricity shortage already exists.
7. Solar-powered robotic lawnmower
Husqvarna has come up with a hybrid robotic lawnmower that can mow more than 2,000 square meters of grass while getting powered by the Sun. It can come out at a programmed day and time to quietly mow the lawn without any harmful emissions. After about 40 minutes, this device goes back to its charging base without hurting any furniture in the garden.
8. Solar-powered tables
For eco-geeks, there is this Sun Table that’s designed to produce electricity using sunlight to power a laptop, along with several other high-energy consuming electronic devices. Since this table can easily be charged under full sunlight and offers to run the devices for a couple of hours, it has a great utilization as an outdoor workstation. You may also charge your additional gadgets while you sit and work with your laptop on this table. Several other tech tables under development would be able to offer a range of similar or even better eco-friendly services.
9. Solar cases and bags
A range of solar-powered gadgets offered by Eclipse Solar Gear are worth checking out for a modern green lifestyle. There is a laptop bag installed with high-efficiency solar cells that generates power to charge not only your laptop but also almost all the gadgets you put inside. Another similar device offered by the company is the Opti Metal solar briefcase, which has powerful charging functions using a portable solar charger.
Including the above-mentioned lifestyle devices, there is no dearth of solar-powered gadgets. These range from very comfortable solar WiFi TeePees and outdoor SunShower shower panels to even the solar-powered bikinis and dresses for eco-divas. The green living is the new in-thing with these and several other luxurious lifestyle devices. So, get on with the trend and get stylishly friendly to the environment!