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Solar-Powered Device Can Harvest Fresh Water From The Air

04/16/2017, If you live in a particularly humid environment, there’s a good chance you might have a dehumidifier. Basically this sucks water out of the air to help make your surroundings less humid, which can be rather uncomfortable as it makes you feel like...

Tesla Unveils New Solar Panels For Your Roof

04/10/2017, Last year Tesla took the wraps off their latest green efforts in the form of solar roof tiles. However this was aimed more towards customers who are either planning to do a major remodeling of their home or who are building one from scratch, which means...

SolSol’s Baseball Cap Comes With Built-In Solar Panels

03/13/2017, Have you ever walked around and thought, “Wouldn’t it be nice if my hat could charge my phone at the same time?” If for whatever reason you have, then you might be interested in a baseball cap by SolSol which actually comes with solar panels built...

New Solar Installations In The US Doubled In 2016

03/11/2017, Given the finite nature of fossil fuels, this means that generating electricity the same way we’ve been doing it isn’t exactly a sustainable practice. This is why many are starting to turn towards alternative and sustainable forms of energy, whether...

Tesla’s Solar Energy Station Will Power Hawaii At Night

03/08/2017, Tesla’s interest in renewable energy isn’t new and we’ve seen the company come up with all kinds of ways to take advantage of solar, such as their solar roof tiles and the Powerwall Home Battery. However it looks like Tesla is also interested in the...

Moto Mico Is An Upcoming Solar-Powered Battery Moto Mod

01/31/2017, While battery packs are a great way to ensure that you always have a bit of extra juice on you where you go, the only downside is that once they’re depleted you not only have to charge your phone, but you’ll also have to charge the battery pack as...

Alphabet’s Solar-Powered Drone Project Is No More

01/11/2017, You might recall that several years ago, Google (before they were known as Alphabet) had plans for a solar-powered drone. This was following their acquisition of drone company Titan in which Google then integrated the team into its Google X division, a...

A Village In France Now Has The World’s First Solar Panel Road

12/22/2016, The idea of integrating solar panels into roads isn’t new and in the past we have seen tests and trials being carried out. Now if you might recall, earlier this year the French government announced their plans for solar panel roads, and it looks like...

We Can Expect More Solar Panel Covered Roads In 2017

11/28/2016, For the longest time ever, solar panels were typically placed on top of roofs to allow it to get access to as much sunlight as possible. However in recent times, various companies have been working to bring solar panels to roads where since a lot of...

Tesla’s New Solar Roof Tiles Will Blend Right In

10/30/2016, If you’ve ever seen solar panels installed on top of roofs of homes before, you know that for the most part they tend to stand out like a sore thumb. Unfortunately this is pretty much one of the few ways that one can install a solar panel for their...

Solar Roadways Launches Their First Public Test

10/03/2016, Way back in 2010 we learnt about a project called Solar Roadways. The idea is that instead of solar panels being installed on the rooftops of buildings or homes, it could be installed on the roads where it could also be used to power things like LEDs on...

Watchmaker Citizen To Launch A Solar-Powered Smartwatch

09/07/2016, While some traditional watchmakers have avoided getting into smartwatches, there are just as many who are eager to hop on board the bandwagon. We’ve already seen efforts from the likes of Swatch, Breitling, and TAG Heuer, and it looks like the latest...

Researchers Develop Solar Cell That Turns CO2 Into Hydrocarbon Fuel

07/31/2016, When you think of solar, you probably of the technology that converts sunlight into energy, and you would be right. However it seems that researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have managed to create solar cells that can do more than just...