Let’s face it, we are massive consumers. We spend hours a week using tech products and electricity for online shopping and other activities. Electricity bills, like gas prices seem to be steadily climbing, especially during the summer months. We all could use reduced electricity bills that can allow us to use additional funds for more productive activities. The first step is to start small and progressively reduce your bill by making some minor changes to the way we charge products.
Reducing your electricity bill doesn’t necessarily mean using less energy. Investing in quality self-powered products can reduce energy consumption. Developing this habit will have a positive impact not only on your bank account but will also benefit the environment. Solar panels offer a cheap and safe alternative to electrical power. Portable solar panels have been created that can charge rechargeable batteries, computers, cell phones, GPS, car batteries and many other small handheld devices. You can also now buy solar powered speaker systems and outdoor lighting. The industry for these products is growing rapidly and becoming a mainstream option for many consumers.
If you are thinking of switching to solar power, start slow by purchasing one or two portable panels for hand held devices. As you use these products you may find yourself wanting bigger and more versatile panels. This will eventually lead to a substantially increased use of alternatively powered products that will be beneficial in multiply ways. It won’t completely eliminate your electricity bill but will create fantastic habits of saving money, being self-reliant, and reducing your carbon footprint.