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WAKAWAKA solar LED lamp to light up Africa

11/22/2011, 1.5 billion people in Africa rely on kerosene-powered lamps for studying and working at night, which is a problem considering that fuel for the lamps takes up 20% of their income and a large number of children suffer kerosene-related accidents each year....

Runway uses solar power to remain ice-free

11/17/2011, One of the scourges of winter would be having ice, whether a thin layer or a thick wad of snow, covering the roads as well as runways. Water on a runway alone is bad enough as it would make it hazardous to land on, but at least you can spot water easier...

Hybrid solar wind generator delivers juice to rural Navajos

11/17/2011, In this day and age, it is nearly impossible to live without electricity – sure, you can keep warm with fur coats or use charcoal to fire up that heater in your home, but none of those are going to get your iPad up and running once it has exhausted...

LuminAID solar powered pillow gives light at night

11/15/2011, The next time you flip the switch for your lights on, take a moment and think about those who are less fortunate and do not have the luxury of electricity at the place where they live. Just in case you did not know, a huge chunk of the developing world...

AirDrop pulls water from thin air, uses science instead of magic

11/10/2011, We know that there is moisture around us, and the higher the humidity level, the more water, in theory, the AirDrop is capable of “pulling” out of virtually thin air in order to make irrigation a possibility no matter how dry it is out there....

mPowerpad Solar Charger shoos mosquitoes away as well

11/03/2011, We all know that for the majority of us, we get at least 10 hours of sunlight each day without fail, even more so for those who live in tropical countries. Having said that, don’t you think that it would be a no-brainer to introduce solar chargers...

Samsung launches solar powered internet schools in South Africa

10/27/2011, In a charitable move to help the future generations of South Africa, the folks over at Samsung have launched its first Solar Powered Internet School at the Samsung Engineering Academy in Boksburg, South Africa today. It is also the first of its kind in...

Changers uses solar power to juice up your device

10/20/2011, Solar power is definitely something that companies ought to figure out how to harness to its maximum ability – after all, it is free and pretty consistent, depending on which part of the globe you’re residing at. Changers’ latest solar...

Apple obtains patent for for solar cell assembly

10/19/2011, If there is an Achilles heel for modern day smartphones, it would definitely be the lack of lasting battery power in a stock model. Having a case that has an extended battery attached to it does not count – we more often than not need to juice up...

Solar powered cockroach targets kids

10/17/2011, Want to teach your little one on the wonders of green, clean energy? Why not help him or her get involved hands-on – literally, with this unique DIY solar powered cockroach toy. Unlike an actual roach, this one is not disgusting looking at all (I...

A-Solar Travel Pal charges your devices and keeps you safe

10/12/2011, Solar-powered chargers aren’t uncommon nowadays and are pretty good alternatives to regular chargers, especially for people who are always on the go or outdoors all the time. Well, A-Solar has come up with a new charger called the Travel Pal. What...