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Coachella music festival parades solar-powered crane

04/16/2010, The Coachella music festival will feature a new solar-powered crane at its entrance that boasts LEDs which are powered by our sun. Thanks to LA-based Crimson Collective, the sculpture is known as Ascension and was inspired by the Japanese tradition of...

LG Solar Bus Information Station

04/07/2010, A bus station is supposed to help shield you away from the elements, and that includes the sun and the rain (and hail if you get it where you’re staying). More often than not, it will be hot and sunny outside, making it the ideal place to harness...

Solar dress to juice up gizmos?

04/06/2010, Solar power is certainly picking up the pace when it comes to the world of consumer electronics, but that doesn’t mean the technology is advanced enough to handle rapid charging due to its relatively low efficiency rate. Here’s an idea –...

Powerplus Leopard solar-powered universal TV remote control

03/31/2010, Universal remote controls are dime a dozen these days, and if you like one that is affordable, you might want to check out Logitech’s Harmony 300 – although the Powerplus Leopard solar-powered universal TV remote control is greener in terms of...

Ambientech SolarFold and SolarFan mobile solar charging systems

03/08/2010, Ambientech has a couple of mobile solar charging systems in the form of the SolarFold and SolarFan. As you can tell by the image above, the former will fold up like one of those heat-resistant visors for vehicles, while the latter can be rotated and kept...

Arkema solar-powered shower

02/22/2010, Arkema knows that there is nothing better than enjoying a nice, warm shower after a particularly hard day at the office, and they help you save money in the process. This solar-powered shower comes in a modern style with a curved tower, where you can...

Solar Powered DIY Bottle Boat

01/30/2010, Want to teach your child some DIY skills and science? Well, you could always get him this Solar Powered Bottle Boat. You’ll get instructions and the necessary parts to turn a boring soda bottle into 3 different types of boats, while giving your...

Solar cell recharging prepped for iPod and iPhone

01/21/2010, Apple has filed a patent application for a portable device in the line of an iPod or iPhone which will feature solar cells that can harness the power of the sun to keep it juiced up so that you can make that extra phone call to close the multi-million...

Iqua BHS-603 SUN solar-powered Bluetooth headset

12/28/2009, Iqua’s BHS-603 SUN solar-powered Bluetooth headset is pretty self-explanatory – you will be able to carry out all of your conversations hands-free, with its battery offering up to 9 hours of non-stop chatting with a 200 hour standby time. Of...

Solar Powered Garden Insect Theatre

12/14/2009, We all know that bugs are strangely drawn to bright lights, and they can get in the way of life with them shedding wings and all, leaving you with more work the next morning. Well, instead of finding ways to turn them away, why not look to the Solar...

Sun Drive keychain is unique

11/09/2009, The Sun Drive keychain is very different from most other keychains since this model sports a USB solar charger that allows you to juice up a range of USB-powered devices on-the-go. Even though it is small in size, it is still able to offer up to 35 hours...

Neuber Energy Sun-Bag

10/30/2009, Solar seems to be as much the in thing these days as with multitouch displays, and the Neuber Energy Sun Bag carries just one of those. It will feature a huge solar cell on the front flap which will help soak up the sun’s rays during the day and...

Solar-powered Clock

10/12/2009, Vienna-based design studio Vandasye has come up with a solar-powered clock prototype that well, basically tells the current time at a glance, being powered by solar energy – guess there is no need to change that pesky AA battery once every year or...

Some Shine Solar Energy Storage System

10/02/2009, We here at Ubergizmo love renewable energy – after all, we want to leave a world that is sustainable for future generations and not just the next. Here’s a concept that will definitely get you all excited – the Some Shine Solar Energy...