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Solio Communicator Unleashed

02/17/2009, [Mobile World Congress] Better Energy Systems has introduced its Solio Communicator at Mobile World Congress 2009, tackling the going green issue with new gusto. The Solio Communicator hopes to provide virtually unlimited talk-time by harnessing the power...

Xantrex Solar Charger Prototype

01/08/2009, [CES 2009] Going green is a pretty big theme at CES this year – after all with the stuttering economy, it makes perfect sense to help renew and preserve whatever we have to save costs (as well as have a green planet for our kids in the future). It...

Key Chain Solar Charger

03/11/2008, The key Chain solar charger is meant to slow down the drain of your battery, but if you’re patient enough, you might be able to charge it, although I guess that it would take a few days for a full charge (if the phone is turned off). The...

Solar-powered Lawnmower

03/06/2008, I guess it makes perfect sense that nobody would want to mow the lawn when it is raining, so the premise for a solar-powered lawnmower is a no-brainer. Husqvarna has rolled out its automatic electric solar-powered hybrid robotic lawn mower that claims to...

Konarka Demonstrates its Inkjet Printed Solar Cells

03/04/2008, Konarka Technologies Inc has demonstrated its solar-cell manufacturing based on inkjet printing technology. They are not the only ones in the thin-film solar cells space, but I guess that having more players increases the odds of having something that we...

Nanosolar ships its first $1 per Watt panel

12/19/2007, This is quite exciting for solar energy fans: nanosolar is shipping their first panels and so far, here are where the three first ones are going (from the nanosolar blog): Panel #1 will remain at Nanosolar for exhibit. Panel #2 can be purchased by you in...

Sun Table powers your laptop

12/18/2007, This outdoor table is made of a big solar panel that produce enough electricity to power a laptop (may be not a gaming one…) or devices that have similar power requirements. Underneath the panel, there is a nickel metal hybrid battery that stores...

First solar-powered bus in the world

12/13/2007, Australia will play host to the first solar-powered electric bus in the world, with Tindo leading the charge in Adelaide, Australia. 100% powered by solar energy thanks to a BP Solar-sourced photovoltaic station, this green ride can ferry up to 42...

Nokia Eco Sensor concept

12/11/2007, Nokia has been toying with some concept ideas, coming up with the Eco Sensor Concept that comes in two parts – the handset itself as well as a wearable strap. The reason for the strap would be to monitor the owner’s vital statistics in...

Solar battery bends all over the place

12/10/2007, Wrapping firm Fujimori Kogyo and researchers from the Toin University of Yokohama have gotten together to create a new dye-sensitized solar cell, making this solar battery unique as it looks like a piece of paper and yet is capable of yielding enough...

Solar-powered wheelchair a first

12/09/2007, A research team from Southern Taiwan University of Technology has successfully rolled out (no pun intended) the first solar powered wheelchair in the world. It will retail for less than current manual and electrical models, while another added advantage...

Solar Taxi attempts to circle globe

12/07/2007, Louis Palmer from Switzerland will be attempting to go around the globe in his solar-powered car. His long journey began last year when he set out from Lucerne, Switzerland last July, and over a year he has traversed Europe, the Middle East as well as...

Power-Generating Billboard From PG&E

12/04/2007, Here is an interesting idea: a solar billboard that generates 3.4Kw of electricity during the day (that’s in peak conditions, I guess) and sends it back to the grid. At night, it does consume electricity, also from the grid, to light itself....