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Samsung Introduces Solar-based Mobile Charging Stations In India

08/27/2015, We’ve seen various companies offering up public charging stations where users can stop and charge their devices while they’re out and about. However with the focus on renewable and sustainable energy, it’s actually pretty cool to see Samsung over in...

India Unveils The World’s First 100% Solar-Powered Airport

08/19/2015, Due to certain natural resources being finite, like fossil fuels, it makes sense to turn to sources of energy that can be renewed and sustained, such as harnessing the power of the sun for solar energy. We’ve seen many companies turn to solar energy,...

Fancy Your Window To Charge Up Your Mobile Device?

08/10/2015, Windows are there on buildings for a very good reason – to let light in, and at the same time, windows which can be opened would also ensure that a room or building is well ventilated. However, in most modern skyscrapers and buildings, the air...

This Treehouse Is Solar-Powered And Even Comes With WiFi

07/26/2015, If you’ve ever read stories, seen movies, or watched TV shows, you know that treehouses are a very simple affair. It basically takes advantage of spaces up in the tree and converts it into a cozy hideaway. However Jono Williams has decided to take...

Solar Paper Is A Thin, Modular Charger For Your Gadgets

07/20/2015, The problem with battery packs for our gadgets is that sometimes they can be bulky and heavy, especially if you go for the models that pack like 10,000mAh worth of juice. Now if you’re after something a bit more compact and that’s good for the...

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...