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Solar Powered Car concept looks amazing

02/08/2012, Right now, hybrids tend to have the upper hand on the road compared to fully electric vehicles, simply because there is always the option to fuel up whenever you run low on gas, and finding a gas station nearby has a far higher probability compared to...

Solar powered steampunk watch

02/08/2012, Want to tell the time in style? Forget about those future forward timepieces from Tokyoflash that sometimes makes it extremely annoying since there is a steep learning curve in knowing how to tell the exact time at a glance, as you revert to an era which...

Nichio Maru car carrier goes green

01/30/2012, Cars have gone green with the recent introduction of hybrids and fully electric models over the past decade, but what about ships that sail the seven seas? Large cargo freighters are, after all, one of the major sources of CO2 emissions around the globe,...

BASF and Philips develop solar OLED sunroof prototype

01/20/2012, It’s been awhile since anything innovative has been done with a car sunroof, but it looks like Philips and BASF want to change that. The two companies have developed a prototype sunroof that uses solar-powered OLED panels. During the day, the panels...

Steampunk inspired pocket watch is solar powered

01/18/2012, Steampunk designs can be quite awe-inspiring due to the level of attention paid to the details, and if you’re looking to complete your steampunk cosplay outfit, this steampunk inspired pocket watch might just be the accessory you need to complete your...

Toyota 2000GT SEV electric concept car

01/15/2012, Toyota has produced just one – and only one, Toyota 2000GT SEV electric concept car, where it was paraded to the adoring public at the 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon. This particular ride was designed by the Crazy Car Project under the direction of the...

Goal Zero Sherpa 50 personal power pack

01/08/2012, [CES 2012] I like Goal Zero naming their latest device the Sherpa 50 personal power pack, where this gadget will come in handy especially if you tend to carry too many gadgets that it can get rather difficult trying to keep track of them. I suppose it is...

Rukus Solar Bluetooth Sound System

01/08/2012, [CES 2012] The green trend is set to continue and be a permanent fixture in our devices these days (and of tomorrow), and Eton takes this route with their latest release – the Rukus Solar portable Bluetooth sound system. Since it has Bluetooth...

Marine Solar Cells looks to sun and water for juice

01/03/2012, When you mention a hybrid vehicle, most of us would know that it will have a petrol-powered engine, in addition to a battery that more often than not recharges itself using regenerative braking, allowing it to go a whole lot further than a standard...

DIY solar panel maker targets Kenya in charity effort

12/23/2011, Director of KnowYourPlanet, Mark Kragh, runs a business that resells solar panels to small and growing businesses as well as hobbyists, but making money is not his ultimate aim in life. In fact, he has a heart for Kenyans, making the effort to travel to...

Star Trek mailbox runs off the sun

12/21/2011, Never mind how many Earth-like planets scientists have discovered, or proof of water on Mars, there is still no place like home. The third rock from the sun, our dear Earth has been in existence for some time already, and looks set to continue to do so in...

Solar paint will be much cheaper to produce than solar panel

12/21/2011, Solar panels are not exactly as efficient as we would like them to be, and the manufacturing process isn’t that environmentally friendly either, but when you take into consideration the amount of energy generated over the course of its lifetime...

Street lamps in the future could be powered by both sun and wind

12/09/2011, With the world becoming more eco-conscious these days, it’s only a matter of time before we start coming up with even more ways to conserve our resources and become even more environmentally friendly, although we have to admit that this SavWatt Eco-Pole...