Solar News Stream ▼

Tommy Hilfiger Launches Jackets With Solar Panels

12/04/2014, Tommy Hilfiger is a brand known for their clothing, but it looks like they are trying to merge both fashion and technology into one. The company has recently teamed up with solar manufacturer Pvilion and have launched a pair of jackets, one for men and...

Solar Panel Bike Path To Launch In The Netherlands

11/05/2014, The concept of solar panels embedded into roads isn’t exactly new. In some ways it is a great idea as roads are everywhere and it doesn’t have to take up a lot of space, as opposed to building solar farms where it will end up taking up a lot of land...

Kyocera Floating Solar Farm Sounds Like A Brilliant Alternative

10/09/2014, [CEATEC 2014] With close to 70% of the world’s surface being water, leaving around 30% of land for nearly 7 billion people to live on, it is starting to look like a very viable idea when it comes to working on a solar farm project – that is set up...

Pigment-Based Solar Cells Makes Renewable Energy More Chic

10/08/2014, [CEATEC 2014] While the use of solar panels does benefit the environment in a variety of ways, it is worth noting that there is always a better way of getting things done. In this particular case, the engineers over at Aikin Seiki (the very same people...

Solar Steam Boiler Helps Make The World Greener

09/29/2014, Want to go green? There are many ways to do so, and driving an electric vehicle is definitely one of them. Having said that, with electric vehicles being touted to be the future, it would be prudent to figure out a reliable and eco-friendly method to...

IKEA Intends To Increase Solar Panel Sales

09/22/2014, When it comes to going green, many different companies out there happen to take the initiative to have some sort of eco-friendly mantra going on, but there are others who take the environment a whole lot more seriously than the rest. Furniture giant IKEA...

Solarade Might Be Tiny, But It Performs Well

09/12/2014, When we talk about solar chargers, most of the time it would be an image of a large scale charger placed on the roof of a house. However, with the Solarade, things might change in the future. The Solarade happens to be an extremely tiny solar charge that...

Solar Cells Cool Themselves To Increase Efficiency

07/27/2014, When it comes to generating electricity the green way, the use of solar cells is certainly one particular aspect that that is worth exploring. Although there are issues concerning the manufacturing process that is deemed to be less than eco-friendly,...

Apple Purchases 100 Acres To Build Another Solar Farm

07/07/2014, Going green plays a large role in many companies these days, and this line of thinking does not come across as a surprise actually, especially when you take into consideration how the earth’s resources needs to be maximized and used sparingly in order...

Wearable Solar Dress Project

07/06/2014, Considering the number of mobile devices that we carry with us each day, not to mention the level of usage involved, keeping them juiced up would be of utmost importance all the time. If you tend to forget to power up your smartphone at night when you...

Boston Introduces Public Benches With Built-In Solar Panels

06/30/2014, “Your cellphone doesn’t just make phone calls, why should our benches just be seats?” This is a statement made by Boston’s Mayor, Martin J. Walsh, when he unveiled that the city would soon start seeing “smart” benches making its rounds. This...

Tofu Ingredient Might Make Solar Panel Manufacturing Greener

06/26/2014, Nature knows best, and in the case for natural solutions when it comes to solving problems, you can chalk up another point of Gaia this time around, as it concerns the manufacturing of solar panels. Solar panels are not cheap to make, and neither is the...