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Solar powered flashlights for a green shack

Solar powered flashlights for a green shack

Flashlights are not mandatory for a green shack. But, because green shacks are placed outside street lights and in dark areas, they are useful. Having a conventional flashlight in a green shack is a mistake. You don’t have where to charge the battery so it is useless. Luckily, there are many types of solar-powered flashlights. They are something you want to have in a green shack.

Almost all solar-powered flashlight use light-emitting diodes. They are more useful, because they use far less electricity than incandescent light bulbs. The solar power is stored in rechargeable batteries. Many of these flashlights can illuminate an object that is 50 meters away. The beam is visible even more. You will have to recharge a battery for several hours. After that, you can use it 4-5 hours. There are several types of solar-powered flashlight, so some of them are more effective. There is even a small solar-powered flashlight with 16 solar cells. It has the LED and the size of a credit card.

You should know that these flashlights shouldn’t be stored in dark places. Batteries need sunlight in order to function. Also, even if you recharged the battery and move a flashlight out of the sunlight, the batteries will discharge. Many people forget that these types of flashlight must be placed in the sunlight for several hours a day. A good side is that green shack are placed in areas with warm climate. This means that you will always have enough sunlight. In addition, solar-powered flashlights don’t cause pollution because they don’t use replaceable batteries. 

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