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Walmart Increases On-store Solar Panels

09/20/2010, Many companies out there are trying to go green, and Walmart is no exception. The retail giant has announced that it will be adding solar panels between 20 and 30 store locations in California and Arizona, building on the 31 stores in California and...

New Organic Solar PV Technology In The Works

09/19/2010, A startup company called Eight19 which is a collaborative effort of Cambridge University’s Cavendish Laboratory and the UK environmental group Carbon Trust is working on a new organic solar PV technology that might bring about a useful advancement...

Solar-powered air conditioner debuts in China

09/16/2010, At long last, the day which we never thought would have arrived – we’re talking about the solar-powered air conditioner that has made a splash at the (where else) 2010 World Solar-Powered Air Conditioning Development Forum, China. Shandong...

Cri-Cri solar-powered plane

09/14/2010, We don’t know about you, but to stake our lives in the air a few thousand feet from the ground on a plane that runs off solar power isn’t exactly our idea of being a daredevil. For those who think otherwise, the Cri-Cri might be just the...

LG HBM-810 Bluetooth headset loves sunbathing

09/13/2010, Exposing electronics to direct sunlight might not be what the manufacturer ordered, but sometimes there are exceptions to the rule. Case in point, the LG HBM-810 Bluetooth headset that features a solar-powered charging cradle. While the headset itself was...

Solar Sanctuary concept for public use

09/07/2010, British designer Alexander Williams decided to do his bit in greening the earth with the Solar Sanctuary concept – a sustainable installation that will see action in public spaces, delivering a universal communicative solution in the form of a...

Electric bike doubles up as trolley case

09/07/2010, Now here’s an idea – an electric bicycle that can be transformed into a trolley case whenever you go shopping. Thanks to Belgian designer Natacha Lesty, this unique electric bike helps you cut down on your carbon footprint while functioning as...

Hankuk Relay Unveils Wind-powered Lights And Solar Light Tracer

09/07/2010, A Korean company, Hankuk Relay, has showcased some interesting technology at ENTECH 2010, namely the company’s new wind lightings and a solar light tracer system. The wind lightings include a range of wind turbines that will respond to the lightest...

Sol Watch Solar-powered Watch

09/07/2010, Solar-powered watches aren’t a technological breakthrough as we’ve seen similar products before, but the Sol Watch hides its solar cell cleverly in the watch strap, as opposed to the watch face like most solar watches out there. The tiny solar...

Concept: Solar-powered Traffic Lights

09/06/2010, We’ve seen concept solar-powered traffic lights before, and here is another variant, conceptualized by a Chilean designer. This traffic light aims to take over the traffic control duties and uses an LED display that is capable of displaying...