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Solar-Powered Autoclave Comes In Handy In Remote Areas

03/04/2013, The world is not really equal in many terms, when it comes to money, influence, power, social status, the works! Thing is, everyone deserves adequate medical care and attention, but somehow, those living in poorer countries naturally have a lesser chance...

Solar Powered Copter

02/20/2013, We have seen our fair share of devices that run on solar power in the past, but surely a solar panel that flies? That takes the cake, at least for now. A group of students at Queen Mary University of London have a vision to develop a solar-powered copter,...

Solar-Powered iPhone Highlighted In Apple Patent

02/06/2013, Another day, another Apple patent approved which may give us a glimpse into the future of their devices. Yesterday, we stumbled onto a patent which would allow Apple to equip its future iPads with a laser keyboard, which we’ve seen concepts for in...

Solar Powered Floating Room

12/10/2012, If you happen to live in a hurricane-prone areas, then living on a piece of waterfront property is not a good idea at all. For folks who are fortunate enough to live in areas outside of the reach of hurricanes, then a waterfront property would be prime...

Solar Concentrator Achieves 72% Power Production Efficiency

09/05/2012, In producing power through photovoltaic cells, the surface area of the cells is a very significant factor. Researchers have been trying to trim down the surface area of these cells and make them more efficient in terms of size. SolenSphere is a venture...

Grammateller: Solar powered ATMS in India

04/22/2012, Vortex Engineering has come up with the idea of developing a solar-powered ATM that will dispense money to folks in a Tamil Nadu village in India. The company is a start-up that was incubated at Chennai’s Indian Institute of Technology, and this...

Solar Powered Car concept looks amazing

02/08/2012, Right now, hybrids tend to have the upper hand on the road compared to fully electric vehicles, simply because there is always the option to fuel up whenever you run low on gas, and finding a gas station nearby has a far higher probability compared to...

Runway uses solar power to remain ice-free

11/17/2011, One of the scourges of winter would be having ice, whether a thin layer or a thick wad of snow, covering the roads as well as runways. Water on a runway alone is bad enough as it would make it hazardous to land on, but at least you can spot water easier...

LuminAID solar powered pillow gives light at night

11/15/2011, The next time you flip the switch for your lights on, take a moment and think about those who are less fortunate and do not have the luxury of electricity at the place where they live. Just in case you did not know, a huge chunk of the developing world...

Changers uses solar power to juice up your device

10/20/2011, Solar power is definitely something that companies ought to figure out how to harness to its maximum ability – after all, it is free and pretty consistent, depending on which part of the globe you’re residing at. Changers’ latest solar...

Silevo hybrid solar cell challenges conventional wisdom

10/12/2011, There is just something about the genius of the human intellect – just when you think that we’ve hit a brick wall in terms of advancement, someone, somewhere comes up with something that turns the world upside down. I guess the Silevo hybrid...

Wal-Mart looks to solar power for 60 stores in California

09/23/2011, Wal-Mart – the world’s largest retailer, will definitely impact the environment in their own special way with each step that they take – whether for better or for worse, depending on the kind of decisions the board takes. Nice to know...

Electree goes green despite small size

09/23/2011, If you happen to have great love for bonsai plants, then you might be interested in the Electree. This particular device is not an organic, living thing, but rather, it will eschew leaves in favor of 27 solar panels. These solar panels are extremely...

Pacific islands solar powered by 2012

09/14/2011, 2012 is said to be the year where the world ends, either that or the Mayans decided that they weren’t going to hang around that long anyways and thought that there would be no point in counting when the world would end, hence abandoning their work...