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Samsung Solar Powered Internet Schools

06/04/2015, Samsung does not only churn out some pretty nifty smartphones that reside on the high end side of things like the Galaxy S6, but they have also introduced several measures and initiatives that do benefit mankind overall. For instance, it has been over the...

Ecocapsule Lets You Live Off The Grid In Style

05/25/2015, When we think about living off the grid or go camping, usually these are less than luxurious accommodations as water and electricity supply is hard to come by in areas that aren’t as developed. However Bratislava-based Nice Architects have come up with...

Solar Bike Path Generates More Energy Than Expected

05/11/2015, Last year we reported that over in the Netherlands, a bike path was created in which solar panels would be installed into the path itself, thus allowing users to use the road while at the same time collecting energy from the sun to help power homes. It...

Solar Chariot Ain’t No Icarus

04/28/2015, Forget about making wings out of wax just to fly, only to plunge to your death due to the wax wings melting when you approach close to the sun. What was that young Icarus thinking of in the first place, anyway? Here is a far safer method to get around,...

Kyocera Reveals Floating Solar Plant

04/20/2015, We first took a gander at Kyocera’s idea to come up with a mega solar plant in October last year at CEATEC 2014, and it certainly made plenty of sense. After all, close to two-thirds of the world’s surface is covered with water, and at the rate global...

Solar Panels Provide Relief For Cyclists In South Korea

04/13/2015, Going green takes a whole lot more effort than to recycle all of the cardboard and plastic in your home, driving a hybrid vehicle, or perhaps cycling to school or work. No sir, there are many other ways to live a greener lifestyle, and having solar panels...

This Floating, Solar-Powered House Is Made From Recycled Materials

03/15/2015, Building houses on land is pretty much how the majority of homes and buildings are built, however as land gets more scarce, instead of chopping down trees and reclaiming land, how about building on the water instead? No, we’re not talking about creating...

Japan Unveils Plans To Beam Solar Energy From Space To Earth

03/13/2015, Collecting solar energy on Earth is nothing new and is being done all over the world. However over in Japan, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has recently announced their plans to beam solar energy gathered from space back down to earth. The company had...

Solar-powered Plane Begins Its Round The World Trip

03/09/2015, Traveling by plane is probably one of the quickest ways to get from country to country, although some environmentalists aren’t too thrilled about the carbon emissions from planes. Unfortunately that is the state of the industry at the moment, but could...

Bookeen Solar-Powered eReader Set To Launch Next Year

03/04/2015, When it comes to mobile devices, tablets and smartphones do seem to control a large portion of the market – which would mean that e-book readers, or eReaders as others call them, do not really have a huge presence. Hence, development in this...

3D Printed Solar Car Prototypes Created By University Students

02/06/2015, The Shell EcoMarathon Asia solar car race is about to happen later this month, and no doubt about it one will be able to check out some of the more unique offerings that carry cutting edge technology. In fact, students over from the Nanyang Technological...

South Korean Team Achieves Record Breaking Solar Cell Efficiency

01/13/2015, A research team from South Korea has managed to achieve a new level of efficiency where solar cells are concerned, and this is done thanks to a brand new formula that mixes perovskite structures. Perovskite happens to be an inexpensive, abundant...