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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....

ReNu solar panel

10/26/2009, The ReNu solar panel helps you live up the green lifestyle with a built-in lithium ion battery that ought to be able to hold enough charge to juice up a compatible device including an iPod dock, an iPod sound dock, or a side light. All you need to do is...

Mitsubishi offers solar-powered trucks

10/26/2009, Mitsubishi Chemical will harness the power of the sun by using solar cells to power its air conditioning system in trucks so that fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions can be reduced in an effort to keep the earth as green as possible for our next...

Sharp solar cell has highest conversion efficiency

10/23/2009, Sharp Japan recently announced that they managed to roll out a solar cell that will boast the world’s highest conversion efficiency of 35.8% which is a marked improvement over its predecessor that touched just 31.5%. This model is a compound solar...

Green traffic light

10/21/2009, By green, we don’t mean its color but more of its intention, especially when this traffic light comes with a solar panel to obtain all the energy it needs to maintain traffic flow round the clock in an orderly manner. Apart from that, this Solar...

Zegna Ecotech Solar Jacket

10/20/2009, The Zegna Ecotech Solar Jacket is a long time in coming – after all, who doesn’t want to wear a stylish jacket that not only keeps the chills out, it is also capable of absorbing the sun’s rays and turn it into electricity to juice up...

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...

LG e-book reader gets solar cell

10/12/2009, LG has unveiled an e-book reader that boasts a solar cell to help it stay juiced up whenever possible, with the solar cell measuring 10cm in width and length to fit the 6″ display e-book. Measuring 0.7mm in thickness while tipping the scales at 20...

Largest solar-powered footbridge in the world

10/12/2009, Brisbane now houses the world’s largest solar-powered footbridge, featuring panels that will power its LED lights while feeding the main grid with juice, helping the government Down Under save up to 38 tons of CO2 each year. This bridge is tipped to...

Hélio DAB Radio

10/09/2009, The Hélio DAB Radio is unlike any other, where it boasts a design that relies on colorful solar Grätzel panels which are transparent in nature to add a wee bit of psychedelic creativity to your living space. All the solar panels obtain their color...

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...