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THEKPV Solar-powered Bike Features Large Solar Panels

11/01/2010, This doesn’t look like the safest bike to ride around town with, but if you’re hot on green technology, you might just be willing to risk your life for it. The bike we’re talking about is the THEKPV (The Hybrid Electric Kinetic...

Logitech Unveils Its K750 Wireless Solar-powered Keyboard

10/31/2010, Logitech has unveiled a keyboard that is powered solely by solar energy, namely the K750. The keyboard features two solar panels that collect and store energy in a battery that can keep the keyboard juiced for up to four months in complete darkness....

Philips Introduces The Econova Green TV With Solar-powered Remote

10/29/2010, Philips has introduced its Econova LED TV, a TV that has been awarded the European Green EV 2010-2011 by the European Imaging & Sound Association, designed to address concerns about the environment without compromising on performance. The 42-inch LED...

Concept: IMC Meets Howest Solar Notebook Design

10/28/2010, Worried that you won’t be able to keep your notebook juiced when you’re on your week-long camping trip? The “IMC meets Howest” concept claims to be the first ever notebook that harnesses solar energy and runs on just two solar...

Screen-printable Solar Cells Create Power-generating Windows

10/28/2010, In the future, will all our windows sport solar cells that will gather energy to keep our electronics beeping all day? The folks over at Oxford Photovoltaics have developed solar cells that can be printed directly onto glass, creating power-generating...

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...