Solar Gift Ideas: Gifts that Keep on Giving


VELUX is an environmentally-conscious company that is focused on the creation of skylights and roof windows. Today, the company’s product lines include blinds, electronic accessories, solar panels, and shades, in addition to several skylights and roof windows. The company, based in Denmark, aims to help residents and businesses get more daylight and sunlight into their spaces with VELUX products. The company, founded in Denmark, is now officially a group of companies, which has a physical presence in more than 40 countries.

Company website:

Year founded: 1941

Produced in: United States, Denmark, France, Germany, the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, the United Kingdom and China

Warranty: 10-year installation warranty plus 20-years on glass, 10-years on product and 5-years on blinds and controls

Type of company: VKR Holding A/S, a limited company wholly owned by foundations and family

‘Tis the season of gift giving electronic gadgets and gizmos once again. But the fun from the new toys and devices will only last as long as the batteries do. So this year give the gift that keeps on giving, and giving, and giving. Hook your nearest and dearest up with solar power!  At SolarTown, we carry lots of great gift solar power gift ideas that will power your presents right on through the New Year.

Solar Portable Chargers for Your Cell Phone. Check out Portable Phone and iPod Chargers. These rugged, pocket-sized solar chargers goes anywhere your phone or iPod goes to keep them running, no matter where you are.

Solar Portable Chargers for your Laptop.  Not enough juice for you? Maybe our Portable Solar Modules are more up your alley. Weighing in at a hefty 10oz, these super durable modules range from 7 to 28 watts. That's enough juice to charge even the power hungriest laptops and battery operated blenders, making them ideal for backpacking, boating, and tailgating. And as an added bonus, you can use your portable solar module to charge AA/AAA rechargeable batteries to keep the kids' toys going, without having to perpetually buy more expensive disposables.

Solar Lights For Decoration or Security.  And while we're on the subject of making the season bright, SolarTown carries a wide array of decorous Solar Garden Lights and utility exterior lighting that are sure to make any home or yard shine, a wonderful gift for new homeowners or avid gardeners. And if you are thinking about safety and looking for Security or Flood Lighting - without having to hardwire your entire outdoors-then give one of these solar lights as a gift to someone you love.

Solar Outdoors. Going on a picnic with a picnic basket is so old school. We've got a Solar Oven so you can bake fresh bread while looking at the view. You know someone who likes to go camping but yearns for a hot shower, then the perfect gift may be a Solar Portable Shower. Or maybe they need a Solar Lantern. Or they may not want to carry around a heavy batteries for their radio, some of our Solar Radios weigh all of one pound! You name it, if you are looking for a solar gift this holiday season, we've got it.


Solar Gift Ideas for All Price Ranges

When it comes to the latest and greatest in solar powered gift ideas is your one stop holiday shop. So come on by this holiday season and let us help to make your holidays shine. We have some great gifts in all price ranges. Here is just a small sampling:

Less than $50

Solarlink FR360: Solar radio, flashlight, and USB phone charger all in one! Just $49.95.

Gama Sonic Lamp with Torch Radio: And here is another radio with a lamp. Just $36.95.

Unique Arts Copper Country Style Solar Lantern:  A lovely accent to brighten up any walkway. $39.95.

Advanced Elements Solar Shower (3 Gal): This portable solar thermal shower prevents cold showers on camping trips. A great gift for $17.95.

Under $150

Solio Solar Charger: Foldable, pocket sized solar phone and USB charger that powers up devices in about the same time as a wall socket. Your solar gift for $89.95.

Solar Fountain -- Mosaic Terracotta Cascade: Classic terra cotta jars with continuously flowing water. Beautiful and only $132.00

Sunlinq Watt Foldable Solar Pane (6.5 Watts): On the go solar charger. Lightweight, storable, rugged solar power. Only $89.99.

Solar Camping Lantern 36 LED: Solar camping lantern for those who may need light other than the campfire. The 36 LED version is only $74.95. If you need more juice, then the Lantern with a 7 Watt CFL Lamp is $149.95.

Smart Solar Portsmouth Solar Birdbath: This lovely stone birdbath and fountain is sure to bring peace, tranquility, and birds to your garden. Only $135.

Under $250

Solar Binder Portable Module (15 Watts) :  Powerful enough to recharge most laptop computers, phones, PDAs, you name it!  A lot for $199.

Global Sun Oven: This portable oven bakes cakes anywhere the sun is shining! Reasonably priced at $240.

Outdoor Solar Shower. Thinking about summer already. Here is a solar shower to set up next to your pool. Only $199..95