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85 Sustainable Energy Solutions

These Products Aid the Drive of National Cut Your Energy Cost Day

— January 10, 2016 — Eco
In honor of National Cut Your Energy Cost Day, these products aim to reduce costly energy consumption with sustainable solutions. From solar-powered houses to portable eco grills and consumption calculating apps, there are many products, gadgets and systems that will help consumers make energy-efficient decisions.

While energy can be costly, there are numerous alternatives that are continuously being designed to combat these costs. For example, designer Xindong Che created a simplified electricity tracking device called 'Eco-Pop.' The device reads electricity consumption and digitally grows foliage when consumers reduce their usage.

Celebrate National Cut Your Energy Cost Day by making proactive decisions to reduce your carbon footprint, protect the environment and save money. With the help of these products, consumers have more opportunities to actively participate in environmental salvation.
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Silica Solar Panel Covers
Silica Solar Panel Covers
The SiO2 Coating Keeps Solar Panels Cool and Efficient
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Energy Efficiency Rating Platforms
Energy Efficiency Rating Platforms
This Startup Wants to Grade the Energy Efficiency of Each Home
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83
Permanent Computer Memory Systems
Permanent Computer Memory Systems
This Optical Memory Device Could Revolutionize Computing
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82
Light-Based Brewing Methods
Light-Based Brewing Methods
This Innovative Beer-Making Technology Uses Light Instead of Heat
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81
Energy Efficient Road Signs
Energy Efficient Road Signs
These Elctronic Paper Road Signs Run Entirely on Sunlight
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80
Intuitive Eco-Friendly Chargers
Intuitive Eco-Friendly Chargers
This Smart Charger Charges Devices Quickly and Efficiently
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79
Energy Consumption Outlet Trackers
Energy Consumption Outlet Trackers
The OORT 'SmartSocket' Energy Meter Streamlines Energy Usage
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78
Dreamy Solar-Powered Clouds
Dreamy Solar-Powered Clouds
This Museum Exhbit Features Energy-Efficient Fake Clouds
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77
Blind Spot-Monitoring SUVs
Blind Spot-Monitoring SUVs
This Mazda SUV Monitors Blind Spots For Increased Safety On the Road
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76
Hydration-Prompting Apps
Hydration-Prompting Apps
The WaterMinder App Sends Friendly Reminders to Drink H20
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75
Voltage-Dedicating Chargers
Voltage-Dedicating Chargers
The iClever Dual USB Wall Charger Features Smart Efficiency Technology
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Efficiently Streamlined Airplanes
Efficiently Streamlined Airplanes
This Fast Airplane Concept Travels Quicker and Saves Fuel
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Energy-Efficient Activity Trackers
Energy-Efficient Activity Trackers
The Withings 'Go' Makes Activity Tracking More Streamlined
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High-Efficiency Solar Chargers
High-Efficiency Solar Chargers
The sCharger-5 Boasts Features to Make It the Best Solar Charger
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71
Flying Paper Cranes
Flying Paper Cranes
This Paper Crane Can Actually Take To the Air
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70
Kid-Focused Monitoring Systems
Kid-Focused Monitoring Systems
The Bear-Shaped Home Energy Monitor Teaches Kids About Eco Behavior
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69
Affordable Automatic Timepieces
Affordable Automatic Timepieces
The Holograph Watch by Watchismo Won't Break Your Budget
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68
Eco Outlet Switches
Eco Outlet Switches
The Sweechy Power Point Lets You Turn Off Electricity to Dormant Devices
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Intelligent Energy Towers
Intelligent Energy Towers
The Orison Energy Tower Charges Up When Utility Rates are Low
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Water-Recycling Showers
Water-Recycling Showers
The Hamwell e-Shower Collects and Recycles Used Shower Water
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65
Energy-Efficient Solar Antennas
Energy-Efficient Solar Antennas
This High-Tech Antenna Can Double Solar Cell Efficiency
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Turtle-Inspired Illuminators
Turtle-Inspired Illuminators
The Turtle Solar Lighting System Provides a Warm, Ethereal Glow
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Efficiency-Boosting Offices
Efficiency-Boosting Offices
PSFK's Smart Office Reduces Energy Consumption Through Gamification
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Energy-Monitoring Batteries
Energy-Monitoring Batteries
The 'SunnyBAG SmartBattery' Enables Efficient Energy Use
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Longlasting Smartphone eReaders
Longlasting Smartphone eReaders
Introducing the E-Reader and Phone Fusion, 'ONYX Midia InkPhone'
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Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars
Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars
The New BMW 5 Series GT is Powered By Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology
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Wireless Charging Pods
Wireless Charging Pods
The 'Stacked' iPhone Wireless Charging Solution Streamlines Functionality
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Community Urban Farms
Community Urban Farms
The Cannery Includes Walking Paths and Bike Trails
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Svelte LED Lightbulbs
Svelte LED Lightbulbs
The Philips Slimstyle LED Bulbs Are Highly Energy-Efficient
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Eco-Friendly LED Paint
Eco-Friendly LED Paint
Zhibin Yu's Light-Emitting Diode is Cheaper Than Other LED Lighting
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Solar-Powered Artificial Leaves
Solar-Powered Artificial Leaves
This Technology Produces Solar-Powered Fuel with Zero Emissions
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Bidirectional 3D-Printed Platforms
Bidirectional 3D-Printed Platforms
The AMIE Platform Lets 3D-Printed Cars Power 3D-Printed Homes
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Sustainable Smart Parks
Sustainable Smart Parks
Smart Sports Grounds are Part of the Amsterdam Smart City Program
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Anti-Overheating Solar Technology
Anti-Overheating Solar Technology
This Hybrid Solar System Captures Excess Heat From Solar Cells
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Intelligent City Lighting
Intelligent City Lighting
The SOLSUN Project Introduces Smart Street Lights to Power a City
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Intelligent Street Lighting
Intelligent Street Lighting
The Smartpole Streetlights Save Energy and Boost LTE Reception
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49
Hybrid Road Sweepers
Hybrid Road Sweepers
This Vehicle Sweeps Roads and Also Helps Keep the Air Clean
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Wobbly Bladeless Turbines
Wobbly Bladeless Turbines
The Vortex Turbines Wobble to Generate Energy
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Affordable Private Wind Turbines
Affordable Private Wind Turbines
The 'Breezergy' From Germany Would Revolutionize Eco Efforts
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Solar Car Chargers
Solar Car Chargers
The 'Smartflower POP-e' Creatively Provides Clean Energy for Electric Cars
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Energy-Efficient Purifiers
Energy-Efficient Purifiers
The LightAir Evolution Gold Air Purifier Provides Better Air Quality
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Car-Charging Dwellings
Car-Charging Dwellings
The 'Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy' Project Examines Lifestyles
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Solar-Powered Outlet Adapters
Solar-Powered Outlet Adapters
The 'SunPort' Allows Users to Run Multiple Devices on Solar Power
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Innovative Energy Sensors
Innovative Energy Sensors
This Energy-Efficient Home Device Keeps Detailed Track of Consumption
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Air Conditioner-Cooling Contraptions
Air Conditioner-Cooling Contraptions
The Mistbox Pre-Cools Air Conditioners to Increase Efficiency
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Efficiently Fast Drones
Efficiently Fast Drones
The Parrot Bebop 2 Features Enhanced Battery Life and a 37mph Top Speed
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$5 LED Bulbs
$5 LED Bulbs
The Philips 8.5-W LED Bulb is the Most Affordable LED Bulb Around
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Vaulted Bamboo Pavilions
Vaulted Bamboo Pavilions
This Conference Hall is Made from Two Kinds of Locally Sourced Bamboo
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Shape-Shifting Abodes
Shape-Shifting Abodes
This Zero-Energy House Adapts to Changing Weather Conditions
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Simplified Electricity Meters
Simplified Electricity Meters
This Playful Meter Keeps Track of Used Energy in an Eco-Friendly Way
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Energy-Tracking Devices
Energy-Tracking Devices
Ecoisme is a Smart Monitor That Integrates with Other Solutions
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Housing Revolution Enterprises
Housing Revolution Enterprises
Seruna Future is a Community Interest Company Based in London
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Eco-Friendly Movie Theatres
Eco-Friendly Movie Theatres
Galaxy Cinemas Brantford is the Greenest Movie Theatre in Canada
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Lightweight High-Energy Chargers
Lightweight High-Energy Chargers
The Zolt Charger by Fuseproject is the Weight of Half an Apple
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Food Waste Energy Converters
Food Waste Energy Converters
The Horse Project is a Machine That Converts Food into Renewable Fuel
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Compact Electricity-Free Refrigerators
Compact Electricity-Free Refrigerators
This Fridge Doesn't Need Electricity to Keep Food Cold
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Slimming LED Light Bulbs
Slimming LED Light Bulbs
Phillips Introduces Energy Effiecent SlimStyle Light Bulbs
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Stripped-Down Kettle Designs
Stripped-Down Kettle Designs
This Minimalist Aluminum Kettle is More Efficient and Eco-Friendly
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Eco Footprint-Tracking Wearables
Eco Footprint-Tracking Wearables
The 'Worldbeing' Shows How Your Choices Affect the Environment
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Bike-Powered Coffee Carts
Bike-Powered Coffee Carts
The Sustainable and Affordable Wheely's Cafe Can Take on Starbucks
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Upcycled Lighting Solutions
Upcycled Lighting Solutions
The BIG DESIGN Pulse Table Lamp is an Eco-Friendly Light with a Twist
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All-Natural Algae Biofuels
All-Natural Algae Biofuels
Fukushima Has Created a Green Energy Source Made from Seaweed
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Net-Zero Energy Schools
Net-Zero Energy Schools
This New York City School Produces as Much Electricity as It Uses
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Wind-Powered Bridges
Wind-Powered Bridges
This Bridge Will Soon Be Able to Generate Renewable Energy
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Smart Wind Turbines
Smart Wind Turbines
This Redesigned Wind Turbine is Highly Functional and Beautifully Designed
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Mixed-Use Sustainable Skyscrapers
Mixed-Use Sustainable Skyscrapers
This Skyscraper Design by Zaha Hadid Would Rise in Melbourne
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Solar-Powered Backpacks
Solar-Powered Backpacks
The New 'Solar Backpack' Features a Handy Eco-Friendly Charging Panel
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Portable Fuel Cells
Portable Fuel Cells
This Design is Easy to Deliver and Works in the Harshest Conditions
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Waste-Powered Homes
Waste-Powered Homes
This Family Home is Powered by Fecal Matter and Food Waste
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Solar-Powered Family Cars
Solar-Powered Family Cars
The Stella Lux Has a Range of Over 1,000 Kilometers
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Robot-Run Indoor Farms
Robot-Run Indoor Farms
This Japanese Vegetable Factory Will Operate Without Human Labor
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Energy-Efficient Flatpack Homes
Energy-Efficient Flatpack Homes
This Prefab House Produces as Much Energy as It Consumes
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Powerful Solar Petals
Powerful Solar Petals
The Smartflower Green Generator Can Produce More Than Enough Energy in a Day
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Self-Sufficient Floating Homes
Self-Sufficient Floating Homes
This Energy Efficient Home Design Takes to Water for Living
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Urbanized Rooftop Farms
Urbanized Rooftop Farms
This 42,000 Square Foot Rooftop Farm Was Created in New York
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Portable Solar Power Plants
Portable Solar Power Plants
The 'Power Supply Container' Will Bring Electricity to Remote Regions
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3D-Printed Wind Turbines
3D-Printed Wind Turbines
An Eco-Friendly Energy Generator Can Be Made in a More Eco-Conscious Way
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Domestic Solar Dishes
Domestic Solar Dishes
The dsolar HCPVT Project Will Make Solar Energy an Option for Many Homes
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Green-Roofed Wooden Houses
Green-Roofed Wooden Houses
This Energy-Efficient Home Was Built Using Traditional Techniques
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Carbon Positive Houses
Carbon Positive Houses
This Prefab Home Only Uses a Tiny Fraction of the Energy It Generates
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Electric Car-Powered Homes
Electric Car-Powered Homes
This 3D-Printed House and Electric Car Have a Symbiotic Relationship
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Winter-Ready Spherical Homes
Winter-Ready Spherical Homes
These Skydome Homes Can Withstand Over 1,500 Pounds of Snow
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Personal Air Conditioners
Personal Air Conditioners
'Evapolar' Cools an Immediate Area Instead of a Whole Room at the Office
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Solar-Powered Micro Homes
Solar-Powered Micro Homes
The New 'Ecocapsule' Homes Make It Easy to Live Off the Grid
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Portable Box Homes
Portable Box Homes
The 'Teeny Box' is a Prefabricated Space Made from Reclaimed Materials
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