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Solar-powered yacht has hidden solar panels

08/09/2010, Solar power is in vogue these days, as it lends a certain air of respectability to the particular device or vehicle which is deemed to be green. Well, Novague Studio designers have come up with this conceptual environmentally friendly yacht which will run...

Solar-powered Wunda Weeder cuts greens with green power

07/13/2010, The Wunda Weeder is a great invention, where Aussies Brendan Corry and Peter Sargent came up with a solar-powered machine which features an adjustable headrest that is suspended just above the crops they’re tending to. This is fully adjustable,...

Daylight acts as renewable energy for public lamp

07/12/2010, Lamps in public places are something that local municipal councils should look after, and the utility bills could add up to a pretty amount each month. For those who are rather forward-looking and hope to make the world a greener place while they’re...

Marvin the Martian solar-powered catamaran

07/08/2010, Solar power is free, although the implementation of it could very well be too expensive for most. Marvin the Martian here does not refer to a cartoon character, but instead is the name for an eco-friendly solar-powered boat. This 50′ solar-powered...

Greendix delivers Solar Football

06/24/2010, Football fever (that’s soccer to us folks living Stateside) has taken over numerous continents for the better part of two weeks now, and Greendix of Taiwan aims to ride on the wave with the Solar Football. This idea is made possible thanks to a new...

Fab Lab House – easy on the planet, hard on your eyes

06/21/2010, Check out the Fab Lab house that is on display at Mexico, where it can be built from scratch in a mere 15 days while offering enough room to house a family of four. What makes this 75-square meter hours special is its odd paraboloid shape that will take...

Electree solar charger enters production

06/01/2010, The Electree was once a concept by Vivien Muller a couple of years ago, and the device has now evolved into an actual unit – thanks to a small family-run company taking up the task of manufacturing it. Gotta love the wordplay on the name, as its...

Aeolus phone concept is wind and solar powered

05/27/2010, We’ve seen solar-powered phones in the past before, but this time round we have a concept that would certainly be a hoot to check out if it were to be released. We’re talking about the Aeolus Phone concept by industrial designer Cyrene...

Electronemo solar-powered boat

05/25/2010, Trust a boat’s name like Electronemo to run on power – and free one to boot. Jan Hamza is the director of the tour company, European Water Transport, making the Electronemo the first first boat powered entirely by solar energy in the Czech...

Ski lift relies on solar power to run

05/18/2010, Tenna, a tiny town in Switzerland that has just 110 folks living within, will soon be the proud recipient of the second ski lift in the world that will be powered entirely by photovoltaic panels. These solar panels are touted to have an energy generation...

Japanese sunlight collection system to collect 50 kilowatts of juice

05/17/2010, Going green takes some effort, but the payback is well worth the price. On that note, some corporations have taken a larger responsibility in going green by reducing the number of plastic used, but others such as Japanese precision instrument maker Mitaka...

Kiwi Choice U-Powered USB Portable Solar Charger checked out

05/17/2010, The folks over at Engadget has taken the Kiwi Choice U-Powered USB Portable Solar Charger for a short spin, and to nick off their viewpoints on it, here they are. This device will fold out into a tri-pointed design, offering three solar panels that are...

SolPix solar blind functions as solar-powered LED display as well

05/12/2010, Talk about killing two birds with one stone – the SolPix offers protection from the harsh rays of the sun if you happen to sit beside the window at the office or at home, and does not turn all of that solar energy to waste since it is smart enough...

ARKKI solar boat targets environmentalists

05/04/2010, If you’re going to buy a boat, why not make it a green one as well? That’s what the ARKKI solar boat is all about – it comes with 153 square meter of interior space and 100 square meter of deck space, boasting solar panels to help it...