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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...

Cri-Cri solar-powered plane

09/14/2010, We don’t know about you, but to stake our lives in the air a few thousand feet from the ground on a plane that runs off solar power isn’t exactly our idea of being a daredevil. For those who think otherwise, the Cri-Cri might be just the...

LG HBM-810 Bluetooth headset loves sunbathing

09/13/2010, Exposing electronics to direct sunlight might not be what the manufacturer ordered, but sometimes there are exceptions to the rule. Case in point, the LG HBM-810 Bluetooth headset that features a solar-powered charging cradle. While the headset itself was...

Solar Sanctuary concept for public use

09/07/2010, British designer Alexander Williams decided to do his bit in greening the earth with the Solar Sanctuary concept – a sustainable installation that will see action in public spaces, delivering a universal communicative solution in the form of a...

Urban Wheels is green Segway of the future

08/26/2010, The Segway personal transporter makes life a whole lot more convenient for those who hate walking (or require assistance), but it is still electric powered – which means you will need to juice it up at a nearby power outlet whenever its batteries...

Solar-powered toothbrush saves money on toothpaste

08/20/2010, If you don’t want your dentist to fill up cavities in your mouth while opening new ones in your bank account, then might we suggest you do your bit and make sure you brush your teeth at least twice a day? Regardless of whether you’re using an...