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Japan team wins World Solar Challenge

11/02/2009, The recent World Solar Challenge saw the Japanese team emerge as winners, upsetting the pecking order that was once dominated by 4-time Dutch champs. They took top spot by making it past the finish line of the 1,864-mile solar car race that was held...

Neuber Energy Sun-Bag

10/30/2009, Solar seems to be as much the in thing these days as with multitouch displays, and the Neuber Energy Sun Bag carries just one of those. It will feature a huge solar cell on the front flap which will help soak up the sun’s rays during the day and...

Regen Reverb solar-powered iPod dock

10/30/2009, iPod docks are dime a dozen, but how many of them are actually green and good for the environment? The Reverb solar-powered iPod dock from Regen is one of them, where it is capable of offering up to a dozen hours of continuous playback on a full charge....

reNEW Solar Battery Charger

10/20/2009, Check out the reNEW Solar Battery Charger concept that does come across as some sort of decorative frame which hangs out on your window through the use of a suction cup, where it will sit pretty on any table. When you take a closer look at it, you will...

Solar-powered Clock

10/12/2009, Vienna-based design studio Vandasye has come up with a solar-powered clock prototype that well, basically tells the current time at a glance, being powered by solar energy – guess there is no need to change that pesky AA battery once every year or...

BMW Lovos Concept Is Frightening

10/04/2009, One look at the picture here and you’ll certainly know that it’s a concept car, and it’s certainly a frightening looking one at that. You can thank 24-year old German designer, Anne Forschner, for this concept car called the Lovos...

Some Shine Solar Energy Storage System

10/02/2009, We here at Ubergizmo love renewable energy – after all, we want to leave a world that is sustainable for future generations and not just the next. Here’s a concept that will definitely get you all excited – the Some Shine Solar Energy...

Guiding Light Mailbox

09/25/2009, There is nothing quite like renewable energy to keep things running without feeling guilty, and the Guiding Light Mailbox is one such home improvement idea where it will store up energy from the sun throughout the day, using it at night till the next...

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...