Over the years, the solar industry has been booming like never before. If you look at it closely, people are switching to solar gadgets more easily in recent times. In fact, it’s become easy to use them in your everyday life because most of these gadgets are not solely dependent on solar energy. There are many of them you can also power from normal outlets if and when you wish to. Solar energy is like having an added bonus. And if you use it right, you can take a step toward a greener life with fewer energy bills (that’s happening for sure!). So, this roundup is solely for those who want to make best use of the sun in their everyday life. Take a look at 12 of our favorite solar gadgets:

This backpack holds everything you need for your daily life. As a matter of fact, it’s more like carrying your office on the go. That’s because the bag has a solar charger as well as a lock to keep your belongings safe. In fact, the solar panel can charge your iPhone 6 up to 12 times. And if that’s not enough, the Solarbank will also keep the music flowing with in-built speakers.

For those days when you need a lot of power to charge many gadgets simultaneously, this mobile power station is what you need. The good thing here is that this station comes with a 116,000mAh lithium ion battery. Not only can you charge it with solar energy, but you can also charge it from your car battery or a wall socket as and when necessary.

Just eight hours of direct sunlight is enough to power these lights for up to 25 hours. You can use them at home or in the garden or even for a pool party. They are beautiful, waterproof and solar-friendly.

The clever part about this solar charger is the kickstand. In fact, it makes the whole process of keeping the charger facing the sun easy and hassle-free. Even if you are out on a camping trip, you can gather enough solar energy by just leaving it in the sun.

There are many lighting needs in our lives. Sometimes we want it bright, whereas at other times we prefer a dim glow, and so on. This solar panel lamp makes sure to give you what you desire without wasting energy.

Using too much electricity on your garden lights? Switch to these solar lights and ditch those energy bills now. In fact, they will not only collect solar energy, but also serve their purpose in any weather. In addition, there’s a motion sensor to make sure they light up every time you’re nearby.

A single light produces up to 70 hours of charge. So, be it at the campsite or even at home, you can use this solar lantern to keep up with your night reading.

One of the greatest concerns when using a solar gadget is the speed. But this happens to be a faster solution. As a matter of fact, it charges most phones within 1-2 hours.

There are four panels to soak up the rays. And it looks beautiful, too.

This solar kit is unique because of its functionality. It detects poor conditions and automatically starts charging again after unexpected shade or cloudy skies. It can also capture energy from any angle, to give you some peace of mind.

Finally, we have the bug zapper that does its job without wasting energy. Camping out just got easier.

Given the rate at which pollution is increasing in the world, it’s important to consider greener ways to light up your life. If you like this roundup and are interested in eco-friendly gadgets, please feel free to check our collection here.