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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...

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...

Solar highways might be the norm

07/17/2011, Solar-powered highways – now that is something you don’t see everyday, although it could very well get more and more common as time passes by. Republic Solar Highways is the company who wants that particular vision to be fulfilled in time,...

Solar Thattugada is a solar-powered cart

07/15/2011, Push cart vendors are a universal phenomenon, and I suppose if there were to be life on Mars, you would see tentacled street vendors selling wars such as Mars bars – OK, so that was a joke in bad taste (pun intended). Well, you get the drift –...

Solar Suitcase makes childbirth safer in Africa’s rural areas

07/14/2011, Giving birth to a new life is no mean feat, and sometimes complications do arise. When it comes to sending mom to a hospital whenever she is about to give birth, it goes without saying that with the proper equipment, the chances of a safe delivery will be...

Voltaic Spark Tablet Case Charges Your Tablet With Solar Energy

06/24/2011, Solar powered charging for our various electronic devices these days are starting to be more and more common. In fact Nokia has been exploring solar charging on their phones and Samsung has come up with a solar-powered netbook. Voltaic is no stranger to...

Solar train tunnel boasts 16,000 panels

06/10/2011, Solar power is getting more and more pervasive these days, and here we are with the roof of a tunnel which stretches on for two miles over Belgium’s high speed rail line, getting fitted with 16,000 or so solar panels which will no doubt help reduce...

LG solar modules enter into next generation status

06/07/2011, Solar power is part of the renewable energy effort, and with the continual rise of oil prices worldwide, it has even caused those oil sheikhs in the Middle East to start rethinking their strategies – after all, all of the black gold that is located...