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i-Cool Solar Air Conditioning System For Trucks

10/27/2010, Mitsubishi Chemical Corp and Nippon Fruehauf Co Ltd have co-developed an idling air conditioning system that uses photovoltaic (PV) batteries for trucks. The system, dubbed i-Cool Solar, is slated to be commercialized in the spring of 2012. The original...

Young Inventor Comes Up With Solar-powered Fridge

10/26/2010, Emily Cummins is a 23-year old Leeds University Graduate who was named amongst the 10 most outstanding young people in the world. What did she come up with? Well, a solar-powered fridge sounds pretty cool. The fridge works on the principles of evaporation...

Solar-panel Wall Installation Also Collects Rainwater To Stay Green

10/21/2010, If you want a way to make your building gather solar-power and also maintain an eco-friendly look, the concept solar-paneled wall pictured above might be what you’ve been looking for. The design has rectangular containers of various sizes installed...

Tourism London Unveils World’s Tallest Solar Tree

10/19/2010, The folks over at Tourism London have unveiled the world’s tallest solar-powered tree structure that will be able to generate about 8.6KW of power. It was created in an effort to reduce the amount of grid electricity used at their office and the...

NXT robot gets solar power option

10/17/2010, Dexter Industries intends to help you live a slightly greener life if you happen to own a NXT device, where they are offering a $90 solar panel that ought to generate enough power to run a NXT control brick and one servo. Does this mean NASA will send...

Solar electric three-wheeler is very real

10/13/2010, New York artist Josh Hadar decided to color the world with his latest invention, the solar electric three-wheeler. Measuring a whopping 8.4 feet long, this three-wheeler is able to hit a rather impressive top speed of 45 mph, which can be pretty scary...

DIY: Solar-powered Wi-Fi Repeater

10/13/2010, If for some reason you want to have a Wi-Fi repeater in the great outdoors without a power outlet in sight, you could always build one with your fancy DIY skills, such as the one featured above. The cigar box holds a Linksys WRT54G v8 router that gets 7.5...

General Electric has thin-film solar panels

10/12/2010, General Electric wants a bigger slice of the solar power market with the introduction of their new thin-film solar panels alongside relevant accompanying equipment. These thin-film solar panels were made in conjunction with PrimeStar Solar, where it will...

Nissan Solar Tree Concept

10/05/2010, [CEATEC 2010] The Nissan Solar Tree is a concept that is part of the larger 2030 zero-emission city that Nissan and many major industrial companies in Japan are participating to. The idea is to create the next-generation city design based on the new green...

Mobile Home is a modular solar caravan

09/28/2010, Are you a huge fan of going green? If the answer is in the affirmative, then you might want to check out the Mobile Home modular caravan. What makes this so special as you spend time in the great outdoors? Well, it comprises of two shells as well as a...

Toshiba to develop mega solar power generation system

09/27/2010, Toshiba has plans to keep the earth green with their new mega solar power generation system which will work under the banner of Tohoku Electric Power. Toshiba’s systems will be installed in the Hachinohe Solar Power Station in Hachinohe, Aomori...

T-Mobile USA Launches Its First Solar Cell Tower

09/26/2010, T-Mobile must be trying to get in on the green game too as the carrier has launched its first US solar-powered cell tower in Chalfont, Pennsylvania. The site sports 12 solar panels that are touted to be efficient enough to be self-sufficient and even feed...