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Google throws $168 million into a solar power tower

04/13/2011, Google, one of the first few companies to see its top management drive hybrid vehicles to set a good example to the rest of the world, continues with their green binge by investing $168 million in the construction of a new solar power tower. This tower is...

General Electric offers solar-powered carousel

03/20/2011, General Electric has decided to take a 1926 carnival carousel from the past and add a futuristic touch to it – by covering it with innovative thin film panels from GE which rely on a cadmium telluride semiconductor in order to harness the power of...

DIY Solar TV Remote project helps you go green from your couch

01/28/2011, If you want to keep yourself occupied over the weekend while taking a step to go greener in your couch potato lifestyle, then might we suggest you check out the Solar TV Remote project? This DIY effort would mean you need not replace your remote...

Apple solar-powered portable device patent granted

01/11/2011, The US Patent and Trademark Office recently published a bunch of ten newly granted patents that are in favor of Steve Job’s Apple Inc., where the most notable one would be Apple’s first solar powered portable device patent. Don’t get all...

Solar-powered rainbow machine lacks pot of gold at the end

12/23/2010, The only pot of gold that we can think of associated with this solar-powered rainbow machine would be the inventor’s bank account – assuming this nifty little device is properly marketed to achieve phenomenal sales figures. Why leave the...

Solar Roadways project offer glimpse of a greener future

12/12/2010, Solar energy is extremely abundant the world over, and it remains to be seen how us humans will utilize it according to the best of our ability with the technology we have. The Solar Roadways project intends to make solar roof panels obsolete if...

Solar-powered Christmas trees give you that warm and fuzzy feeling

12/10/2010, With the state of California aiming to make 20% of their energy come from green and renewable sources, it works out great that Purdy Farm Christmas trees from San Diego are lit up using nothing but solar power, making it the world’s first in the...

Nevada has single largest solar power plant in the country

12/10/2010, Nevada, aiding California in its effort to generate 20% of its juice from renewable sources before 2010 is over, has just announced that the Copper Mountain Solar Facility is up and fully operational. In fact, it has already generating power, where the...

Solar-powered movie theater touts to hold world record

12/08/2010, Is the title of the smallest solar-powered movie theater in the world worth gunning for? Apparently so, otherwise the folks behind the Sol Cinema wouldn’t have gone around to tout its features, where this movie theater is actually a trailer in...

NXT robot gets solar power option

10/17/2010, Dexter Industries intends to help you live a slightly greener life if you happen to own a NXT device, where they are offering a $90 solar panel that ought to generate enough power to run a NXT control brick and one servo. Does this mean NASA will send...

Solar-powered air conditioner debuts in China

09/16/2010, At long last, the day which we never thought would have arrived – we’re talking about the solar-powered air conditioner that has made a splash at the (where else) 2010 World Solar-Powered Air Conditioning Development Forum, China. Shandong...