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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....

Solar-powered blinds in the works

11/26/2007, Students from Blakewater College in Blackburn, England have managed to come up with blinds that not only prevent sunlight from seeping into the room, it also helps keep the earth green by absorbing sunlight and converting it into energy. The environmental...

Solar roofing tiles from DRI Energy

11/15/2007, DRI Energy successfully developed roofing tiles that comes with integrated solar cells which will be branded under the Lumeta name and released in the second quarter of next year. This new breakthrough ought to see sales figures pick up since they...

Woods Solar Powered EZ-Tent

07/06/2006, Since its summer, now is a good time to bring your family and rough it out for a few days in order to get away from the hustle and bustle of the hectic city life. Of course, mom and dad will enjoy taking nature walks and going out for a spot of fishing,...