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Concept: Ecoball Speaker Can Be Charged Via Solar Power

09/21/2010, These concept “portable” Ecoball speakers might be larger than you’re used to, but it sports a useful feature – it features a built-in battery that can be recharged via solar energy gathered from the panels integrated on the carry...

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...

Concept: Solar Ibex Cooker

09/15/2010, Aside from the bulk, the foldable Solar Ibex concept could be the perfect camping companion as it can harness solar energy to cook or boil your food at up to 300 degrees Celsius and even features a built-in timer. There’s a built-in mechanism to...

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...

Concept: Solight Collects Sunlight For Your Plants

09/10/2010, Urban lifestyle means that sometimes the plants that we have in our apartments might have a little trouble getting enough sunlight. With that in mind, the Solight concept might be able to ease the situation if it’s turned into a reality. This device...

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...