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Guiding Light Mailbox

09/25/2009, There is nothing quite like renewable energy to keep things running without feeling guilty, and the Guiding Light Mailbox is one such home improvement idea where it will store up energy from the sun throughout the day, using it at night till the next...

SunCatcher solar power collection dish

08/27/2009, Stirling Energy Systems (SES) and Tessera Solar have teamed up to develop what is known as the SunCatcher, an advanced solar power collection dish. At each sunrise, the SunCatcher will without fail automatically rotate to face the sun, while its...

Solar powered reading light

08/27/2009, Folks living in urban areas most probably take electricity for granted, unlike those in villages and rural parts of the world who still live off candlelight or moon light (when available) once the sun decides to hide for several hours. How to offer these...

Solar UFO water purifier

08/21/2009, Engineers from NTT Facilities has come up with a couple of solar-powered, UFO-shaped floating water purifiers which will see action in the city’s canals and alongside the moat at Osaka Castle. These machines have been dubbed as Solar UFOs for their...

Solar Power Shower

08/14/2009, While there might be detractors of the Solar Power Shower, the whole exercise is to save energy when it comes to heating up water before you take a shower. Sure, the Solar Power Shower doesn’t need you to leave your water supply under direct...

Solar powered coffee maker concept

08/12/2009, Coffee makers are dime a dozen, but when they’re solar powered, they’re both a concept and novelty. Too bad this solar powered coffee maker you see here won’t be hitting store shelves anytime soon although we do hope that enough funds...

Solar powered ferries in Hong Kong

08/10/2009, Folks living in Hong Kong will soon receive a change in what has been the tradition for a long time now – the island will be getting a quartet of solar-powered ferries that will sail routes across Hong Kong’s harbor from November onwards,...

Solar Powered Pool Skimmer

07/22/2009, If you’re rich enough to have a pool in your backyard, chances are you would be able to afford a hired hand to keep said pool clean. Well, times might be tougher for some than the rest right now, so you might just have to stop hiring outside help to...

Solar Powered Marin County Fair

07/09/2009, Talk about going green at a fair – the Marin County Fair will be solar powered thanks to to huge photovoltaic arrays which provide up to 40% of the fairgrounds’ annual power usage. If you’re curious to check out the fair’s solar...

Orange Concept Solar Tent

06/26/2009, Telecom giant Orange has come up with a concept solar tent that will debut at this year’s Glastonbury music festival in the UK. Needless to say, this is pretty much a self-explanatory concept that helps juice up devices plugged within the solar tent...

Solar-Powered Android Phone

06/17/2009, Android phones are still few and far in between when it comes to the smartphone market, but here we are with ZTE of China announcing that they are working on a solar-powered Android handset. This new model will be launched in Q2 2010, and chances are ZTE...

Sun Bed Concept

06/17/2009, Check out this super advanced sun bed that ought to be reality to meet the demands of summer. Currently on parade at the “Beach&Pool 2008/09? design competition, this S3 hi-tech lounger will come in three relaxing positions that can be molded...

Lorax Hauler Tricycle

06/04/2009, Check out this tricycle – it definitely isn’t meant for kids, as it was specially built to be an all-terrain, mountain-bike style recumbent vehicle that boasts its very own solar panel on top to power the onboard motor that offers electric...

QSOUND Solar Powered Bluetooth Headphones

05/21/2009, We know that Bluetooth headphones are a boon to anyone who has had enough of the wired lifestyle, and engineering student Shepeleff Stephen could have stumbled upon a potential gold mine with his design of the solar-powered Bluetooth headphones known as...