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Colored solar panels stuff of the future

09/21/2009, Boffins at Jerusalem have developed a new kind of solar cell that is able to generate juice from diffused light thanks to a specialized colored panel. They do resemble colored plexi-glass but in reality are panes made with fluorescent dyes and...

Solar Tree for instant charging

09/10/2009, We’re becoming such a connected generation these days that we often need to make sure all the relevant chargers are with us just in case our favorite device runs out of juice at that point of time. The Solar Tree concept ought to come in handy for...

Surge iPod touch case goes solar

09/02/2009, Novothink’s Surge iPod touch case is one to look out for – it comes not only in an attractive design, it also boasts integrated solar panels to juice up the device. Under the full strength of the sun, the Surge is touted to output 5.5V at 100...

Sterling Multi PowerStation 5600

09/02/2009, You never know when disaster might strike, which is why the Sterling Multi PowerStation 5600 should be made a mandatory purchase for all households as this functional and practical gadget offers the ability to juice up a plethora of gadgets thanks to its...

SunCatcher solar power collection dish

08/27/2009, Stirling Energy Systems (SES) and Tessera Solar have teamed up to develop what is known as the SunCatcher, an advanced solar power collection dish. At each sunrise, the SunCatcher will without fail automatically rotate to face the sun, while its...

Solar powered reading light

08/27/2009, Folks living in urban areas most probably take electricity for granted, unlike those in villages and rural parts of the world who still live off candlelight or moon light (when available) once the sun decides to hide for several hours. How to offer these...

Cooladio Solar Cooler

08/25/2009, Picnic Plus has come up with a Cooladio Solar Cooler that helps keep your carefully prepared picnic content nice and warm all the way to your favorite spot on the park. It does so thanks to a built-in solar-power docking station, where thermal insulated...

Solar UFO water purifier

08/21/2009, Engineers from NTT Facilities has come up with a couple of solar-powered, UFO-shaped floating water purifiers which will see action in the city’s canals and alongside the moat at Osaka Castle. These machines have been dubbed as Solar UFOs for their...

Smart Sun Solar Cooker

08/18/2009, As if cooking isn’t a hot affair by itself already, the Smart Sun Solar Cooker concept ups the ante as it requires the power of the sun to keep it juiced up. Ideal for cooking small meals for up to 2 people, it relies on solar energy to power its...

Sanyo Eneloop Portable Solar panel

08/05/2009, Sanyo’s back, adding more prestige to the Eneloop brand by offering the Eneloop Portable Solar panel that can be used to juice up a slew of USB devices as well as Sanyo’s very own Eneloop Mobile Booster. Perfect if you want to give your device...

Solar Powered Pool Skimmer

07/22/2009, If you’re rich enough to have a pool in your backyard, chances are you would be able to afford a hired hand to keep said pool clean. Well, times might be tougher for some than the rest right now, so you might just have to stop hiring outside help to...

Solar Powered Travel Bag

07/21/2009, Doing plenty of traveling this summer? Then the Solar Powered Travel Bag ought to be under your shopping radar – after all, it comes with a small solar panel which ought to store some much needed juice when you require, although we weep at the...

Solar-Powered ePaper Display is Great, With a Catch

07/13/2009, e-Ink displays are in our future: whether it is to build eBooks, display art/advertising or to be used in hybrid LCD/e-ink displays, they are bound to be everywhere one day. This advertising display from Neoluxiim is so energy efficient that indoor solar...

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...