23 Dec '11, 11pm

Low-Tech We Love: Solar Bulbs Powered by Bleach Light Up Homes in the Philippines

Low-Tech We Love: Solar Bulbs Powered by Bleach Light Up Homes in the Philippines

Of course, such a simple solution is always going to have downsides, and the solar bulb has a pretty major one – it doesn’t actually store the energy the sun provides, meaning that when it gets dark outside, it gets dark inside too. But while coping with candles or spending a lot of money on electricity to get light in the evening isn’t easy, it’s better than having to do so all day long. And by reducing electricity consumption, the solar bulb is making a small contribution to fighting climate change too.

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