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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...

Daymak’s The Beast Solar-Powered E-Bike

05/20/2014, Daymak did dive into the world of a greener and more powerful bicycle in the past with their Shadow Ebike three years back, where that particular ride could actually charge up power hungry devices on the go. Well, this time around, Daymak is concentrating...

Apple Patent Integrates Solar Panels In Touchscreen Display

05/20/2014, We have heard various rumors regarding the iWatch. Some have suggested that the device could feature a flexible display, while some rumors claim that the device will allow for solar and kinetic charging, thus making it a breeze to charge, as opposed to...

SunOyster Outdoes Commercial Rooftop Solar Panel Performance

05/12/2014, Going green seems to be the big theme these days, and we all want to do our part by driving hybrid vehicles or electric cars, bringing our own shopping bags whenever we head to the store, and of course, installing some rooftop solar panels along the way....

BMW Reveals iSolar Carport Concept

05/08/2014, The folks over at BMW Group DesignworksUSA have managed to come up with a solar carport that will be able to house the spanking new BMW i3 as well as upcoming BMW i8 electric vehicles. This particular iSolar carport concept is a one-car idea that will...

The SunJack Is A Portable Solar Charger For Your Gadgets

05/05/2014, We’ve seen portable solar chargers in the past, although some of them are quite small which means that they’re not as efficient at gathering enough energy compared to bigger ones. The upside is that they’re portable. Well if you wanted to do your...

Kyocera Installs Solar Cycle Station For Electric Vehicles In Japan

04/14/2014, Kyocera has just installed what they call a “Solar Cycle Station for EV (electric vehicles)” at the headquarters of Shintec Hozumi Co., Ltd. which is located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. Kyocera designed and constructed this particular system in order...

Solar Impulse 2 Wants To Circle The World On Solar Power Alone

04/09/2014, There is nothing quite like solar power that flies the renewable energy banner high, and here we are with the Solar Impulse 2 that has the grand goal of circumnavigating around the world using solar energy harnessed from the sun alone, and nothing else....