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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...

Solar trees debut in San Jose, California

08/29/2011, You know how it is during the summer when it becomes sweltering hot, and the moment you step out from the bathroom after a nice and refreshing bath, you start to feel beads of sweat pouring out from your brow again. Even when you go for a drive and need a...

LCDs charged up using solar power, own backlight

08/22/2011, Researchers and scientists have managed to discover a method that will enable LCD displays juice themselves up using nothing but solar power, indoor lighting or even the device’s very own backlight. To put it in a nutshell, imagine delivering some...

Spray-on solar cells usher in the future

08/16/2011, Solar power is something that we do not deny will make the world a better place to live in, assuming it can be harnessed more efficiently than it is today. While solar panels are still very expensive to manufacture, hence the prohibitively high cost that...

Rifugio solar-powered refuge works anywhere in the world

08/15/2011, Most places on earth receive at least a wee bit of sunlight, some more than others, which is why solar power is one of the more reliable forms of renewable energy which we can depend on to power our devices. Well, how about a solar-powered refuge that can...

Elektra One debuts at long last

08/08/2011, The Elektra One has finally debuted – a few months after we talked about it. Back in March, we did not have that many details about the Elektra One, but time has certainly changed the situation as you will now be able to check out just what this...

NASA’s Juno space exploring robot is solar-powered

08/02/2011, NASA might be done with the Space Shuttle, but that doesn’t mean the national space agency has given up on exploring those orbs we call planets that lie yonder. No sir, they in fact have a mission to Jupiter down the road, sending a solar-powered,...

Nokero solar phone charger targets the poor

08/01/2011, It is said that “500 million of the world’s cell phone owners have no access to electricity” – at least according to a Hong Kong and Denver-based company who claims that solar power charging panels are the solution to this question. It does...

Solar powered welding helmet darkens itself automatically

07/29/2011, Do you do a whole lot of welding as part of your work, or even at home because you love tinkering around with metal and creating new stuff out of all the scrap out there? Well, if you have answered the question with a resounding “Aye!”, then...