May 12, 2016

11 Smart Alternative Power Sources For Your Home.

If you are looking for reducing your energy costs or dependence on power companies or off grid power supply then there are some good options for you.

Orison: Orison is plug and play energy storage system that stores electricity when utility rates are low and powers home when rates are high. If you are getting your energy from the grid, solar or other sources, with Orison you can control when to store it and when to use it. And in event of power failure it will automatically power your home and makes sure none of your stored energy is sent back to the grid. Pre-order: Deposit - $100.


Powerwall: Powerwall is automated, compact and simple to install, recharges using electricity generated from solar panels and powers your home safely and economically. Most power companies cost higher price for electricity during peak evening hours, Powerwall comes into picture here by storing electricity when rates are low and powering your home when rates are high thus reducing your power bill. Powerwall automatically switches as a backup electricity supply in the event of an issue from electric company or if you have unreliable utility grids. Powerwall comes in 10 kWh weekly cycle and 7 kWh daily cycle models. Reserve Now.

Lycanpowerbox: It is a solar power generator with an interchangeablebattery, making it best suited for your outdoor adventures. It recharges using the solar panel or wall outlet. It powers your smartphone, refrigerator, laptops, TV and more for few hours. This little powerhouse is lightweight and rugged and keeps you going for up to 900 watt-hours. It's fully rechargeable in 7.5 hours using a standard wall outlet making it an alternative power source for your home in case of power outage. Reserve Now: $1099.


Kodiak: The Kodiak is a lightweight, compact, expandable backup solar system for your home. This modular solar system consists of solar generator and 50 solar panels; panels collect the solar energy and the generator stores that power. You can increase batterystorage and solar panels, thus further expanding the unit as per your requirement. This off grid home solar system can be recharged using solar panels, car recharger, or wall recharger. Pre-order: $1,529.


smartflowerpop+: Its a compact and complete solar energy system for your home. It features intelligent tracking system that allows it to efficiently use the available solar light at all times of the day. It's available as on-grid with 2.3 kWh of storage and off-grid versions with a storage capacity of 4.6 kWh. Provides you with clean solar power and works best as back-up system for power cuts. More info.

Heliomotion Home Solar Power Plant: Heliomotion PV-650 is a dual-axis tracking solar power plant designed for home use, can generate up to 7 kWh per day. It can be installed on a pole (wall supported) or as a stand-alone unit. Its tracking feature makes the best use of natural light through out the day irrespective of your house orientation. The DC electricity generated can be stored or directed into the power grid. About: $1963 (1,720€).

Heliomotion Home Solar Power Plant
Rooftop Wind Turbine: The Liam Urban Wind Turbine is a small wind turbine that can be comfortably installed on your roof or wall. It comes with a diameter of 1,5 meters and weighs about 100 kilograms. It generates between 300 and 2,500 kilowatts annually at an average wind speed of 4,5 meters per second. Pre-order.

Rooftop Wind Turbine

SolTech's Glass Roof Tiles: This high quality and durable roof tiles are made from glass and provides more efficient heating. On top of a black nylon canvas the tiles are installed which features airslots. Naturally the black color absorbs heat and the air starts to circulate. And this air is used to heat up the water that is connected to the house's heating system via an accumulator. This setup saves your energy costs throughout the year. More info.

SolTech's Glass Roof Tiles
C21e: C21e is avaibale in three variants C21e solar slate, C21e solar plain tile, and C21e solar roof tile. These look much better compared to the others available in the market. Its widely compatible, flexible - works with unusual roof shapes and skylights and are designed to be straightforward for roofers to install. More info.

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SolarWindow: SolarWindow comes with see-through electricity generating coatings on the glass. And these the company claims can generate energy at 50 times the output of present solar panels. It's created using an ultra-thin layer of liquid coating on to glass and flexible plastics. These coatings produce tiny solarcells that form into arrays, yet retains its transparency with added functionality. More info.

Golar: Golar is a fully portable solar panel on the go, comes with everything built into it. All you need to do is plug your appliances in and it will work. More info.


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