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Chinese Manufacturer Rolls Out Solar-powered Air Conditioner

12/09/2010, One of the things that parents always complain about when kids turn on the air conditioning is the spike in the electricity bill. It would be great if we could run the air conditioning units in our homes and not have to worry about the bill. China’s...

Solar-powered movie theater touts to hold world record

12/08/2010, Is the title of the smallest solar-powered movie theater in the world worth gunning for? Apparently so, otherwise the folks behind the Sol Cinema wouldn’t have gone around to tout its features, where this movie theater is actually a trailer in...

Sanyo To Produce The World’s Most Efficient Solar Cells

12/03/2010, Green energy has taken another positive step forward as Sanyo has announced that it will begin mass producing a new type of solar cell. These new solar cells, dubbed HIT cells, boast the world’s highest cell conversion efficiency of 21.6%....

Hanguenado concept are powered by solar juice

11/23/2010, The Hanguenado concept plays on the idea of a pair of shoes tied together by their laces, where one tosses them up onto a long wire when you get home. The Hanguenado, however, offers something slightly different – it is actually a couple of wooden...

Nokero Introduces The N200 Solar-powered Lightbulb

11/22/2010, We’re definitely moving towards a solar-powered future and Nokero has previously introduced the world’s first solar light bulb, the N100. Now the company is moving forward by introducing the N200, a small, lightweight and durable lightbulb...

Concept: Eco-friendly Solar Bus Stop

11/08/2010, Bus stops generally aren’t the most high-tech structures around, but this Eco-friendly Bus Stop concept design could probably be categorized as such. This bus stop design features solar panels at its roof to harness clean energy to power various...

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...