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Solar Powered Marin County Fair

07/09/2009, Talk about going green at a fair – the Marin County Fair will be solar powered thanks to to huge photovoltaic arrays which provide up to 40% of the fairgrounds’ annual power usage. If you’re curious to check out the fair’s solar...

Orange Concept Solar Tent

06/26/2009, Telecom giant Orange has come up with a concept solar tent that will debut at this year’s Glastonbury music festival in the UK. Needless to say, this is pretty much a self-explanatory concept that helps juice up devices plugged within the solar tent...

Solar-Powered Android Phone

06/17/2009, Android phones are still few and far in between when it comes to the smartphone market, but here we are with ZTE of China announcing that they are working on a solar-powered Android handset. This new model will be launched in Q2 2010, and chances are ZTE...

Flexible Solar Cell Technology

06/15/2009, Canadian research engineers at McMaster University in Ontario recently uncovered the secrets to flexible solar cell technology, where it is able to generate enough juice to light bus shelters in addition to sending Internet-based updates of transport...

USB Solar Charging 4-Port Hub

06/15/2009, Now here’s a unique 4-port USB hub that is truly universal – after all, it is able to juice up just about any compatible USB device (oh, it comes with a whole bunch of USB connectors to cater to virtually anything you throw at it save for a...

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...