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Solar-Powered Quadricycle

06/10/2009, As if having four humans pedaling this quadricycle isn’t enough, it even comes with a solar electric motor for you to tackle those unforgiving uphills with three of your mates without breaking too much of a sweat. The project is the result of...

Solar Bus Shelter In San Francisco

06/01/2009, The green city of San Francisco just got a little bit greener – this time in the form of a solar bus shelter. Currently placed at Geary and Arguello boulevards in the Richmond District, this bus shelter is equipped with an undulating solar roof,...

Trilobot Loves Basking Under The Sun

05/28/2009, Now here’s something that pays tribute to lifeforms from the olden days – the Trilobot that is solar-powered and fully autonomous, being smart enough to search out for its own juice to make sure that no human master will ever need to place it...

Solar Powered Headphones with Bluetooth

05/22/2009, Green tech is definitively the hot trend; Romania-based engineering student Stephen Shepeleff wants us to carry only eco-friendly gadgets, putting solar panels everywhere he can. He is engaging the solar mania with the development of the Q-SOUND,...

Sanyo Offers Best Solar Cells In The World

05/22/2009, Sanyo stands tall yet again by having developed the world’s highest energy conversion efficiency in practical size (100 cm2 or more) crystalline silicon-type solar cells, touching a previously unheard-of efficiency of 23% (the previous record stood...

QSOUND Solar Powered Bluetooth Headphones

05/21/2009, We know that Bluetooth headphones are a boon to anyone who has had enough of the wired lifestyle, and engineering student Shepeleff Stephen could have stumbled upon a potential gold mine with his design of the solar-powered Bluetooth headphones known as...

Kyocera Solar Panels On New Prius

05/19/2009, Toyota will be offering their Prius with an option to add on Polycrystalline Si solar cells from Kyocera Corp. in Japan, where the said solar panel comprises of three dozen cells arranged nicely in six rows and an equal number of columns. Each cell will...

Transparent Solar Panels For Windows And More

05/08/2009, Installing solar panels on the roof is great, but Windows offer additional sun-gathering surface that can be exploited with Konarka’s transparent (or translucent, we should say) solar panels called Arch Active Solar Glass. The idea is to slide these...

MightyMintyBoost Solar-Powered Charger

05/06/2009, The MightyMintyBoost is a rechargeable, solar-powered MintyBoost charger. It does away with the low-capacity AA batteries for a higher capacity, rechargeable lithium polymer battery, while the addition of a solar cell helps make charging wherever you are...

Solar Flyer Electric Bike

05/06/2009, Richard Gryzch has had enough with heading off to the gas station whenever his bike’s fuel tank runs empty that he literally took things into his own hands and come up with the Solar Flyer – a solar-powered bike. This project took over two...

Lux Solar Panel Necklace

05/06/2009, Once in a while comes along a piece of fashionable technology that should not be denied its 15 minutes of fame, and the Lux is one of them. It comes with elegant looking solar panels to make up a necklace, soaking up the sun’s juices during the day...

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...