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Solar city places heavy emphasis on sustainable living

08/16/2010, Going green is the mantra for just about everybody these days, so it is no surprise to see that just like charity, going green begins at home. With the roof over your head in particular, as designers at Rolf Disch have come up with a net positive city in...

Solar-powered Collapsible Lamp Lights Up When Unfolded

08/12/2010, This collapsible solar lamp concept looks quite retro and functional, as it’s a solar-powered collapsible lamp that will light up to illuminate its surroundings when unfolded, and has built-in solar panels on the top, enabling it to harvest energy...

Iseami House is self-sufficient where water and energy are concerned

08/11/2010, Going green is the in-thing, and has been so for quite some time already. These days, plenty of new devices and designs which come out tend to be pleasant aesthetically as well as being eco-friendly. Robles Arquitectos is an architect who came up with the...

San Diego schools go solar

08/10/2010, The San Diego Unified School District Board of Education recently approved a contract with Amsolar, where they agreed to build and operate 5.2 megawatts worth of solar panels on its properties. Amsolar is a specialist when it comes to solar projects,...

Solar-powered yacht has hidden solar panels

08/09/2010, Solar power is in vogue these days, as it lends a certain air of respectability to the particular device or vehicle which is deemed to be green. Well, Novague Studio designers have come up with this conceptual environmentally friendly yacht which will run...

Solar Breeze Unveils Its Next-generation Pool Cleaner Robot

08/05/2010, Nobody likes to clean swimming pools, and if you’re lucky enough to have one in your own back yard, you’ll probably want to keep it clean. Instead of shelling out money for hired help, you could always check out the latest robotic solar pool...

Hama Zero Eco-friendly Solar Bike Fujin

08/04/2010, The Japanese company Hama Zero has come up with the Solar Bike Fujin, which is a simple looking electric bike that is equipped with a solar panel placed in a box at the back of the bike to keep it juiced. The bike itself is powered by a lithium-ion...

Solar Powered Wireless Webcam

07/30/2010, Iain Barclay has come up with the Solar Powered Wireless Webcam which he dubs the FieldCam. After all, this is one webcam which relies on the power of the sun to function, and not only that, it works fine sans wires. Using a handful of off-the-shelf...

WWF Solar Boat features photovoltaic panels on its roof.

07/27/2010, The WWF Solar Boat is certainly a new breed of vehicles in their quest to save wildlife, where there will be an eco-tour conducted along the Mediterranean coastline for the next three summers. This 46-foot solar boat will drop by Marine Protected Areas...

Concept: Solar-powered Dual Pod Transport

07/26/2010, When folks talk about solar vehicles, it’s easy to imagine some dinky little bicycle that has a few solar panels crammed here and there, but this Dual Pod Transport concept design looks anything but meek. It’s powered by an electric motor, and...

Apple-Shaped Solar Charger With Leaf-shaped Solar Panels

07/26/2010, We’ve previously seen a leaf-shaped solar panel, one that doesn’t look so out of place when installed into our garden, and to take the concept one step further, the company has followed up the idea by coming up with the world’s first...

FlowCut Solar Lawnmower Concept Aims To Pamper Us

07/21/2010, Many folks think that mowing the lawn is a chore, but what if you could have a solar-powered lawn mower that will go about cutting the grass for you? If the flowCut solarmower concept ever becomes a reality, you’ll know that you’ve got your...

Solar Grid Concept Gathers Solar Energy While Looking Good

07/14/2010, Solar panels aren’t exactly the prettiest looking things around, but when solar technology is designed in the Solar Grid concept which can include two different flexible solar panel “leafs”, which will then be connected to the electric...