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 hate roaches!) and won’t carry any diseases with it, although it will still share the general look. Basically, this is the toy to get if […]
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 makes it different from other chargers is its multi-functionality. Besides housing an internal battery that stores power and charging your USB devices (i.e. phones and tablets), it also works […]
10/12/2011, There is just something about the genius of the human intellect – just when you think that we’ve hit a brick wall in terms of advancement, someone, somewhere comes up with something that turns the world upside down. I guess the Silevo hybrid solar cell is one of those, where it works in a rather similar method as that of a hybrid vehicle, relying on a bunch of engineering tricks […]
10/11/2011, While it might not cost a lot of electricity to keep your iPhone recharged on a daily basis, the amount ends up being pretty substantial over a long period of time. If you’re keen on eliminating the charging costs on your electricity bill, you might want to go green, and Solio has the solution just for you. Called the Bolt, this compact little device will keep your iPhone (and other […]
10/10/2011, While technology is one of the reasons why our world is in its current state right now, researchers are all finding ways to make things better. One of the ways they’ve been trying to help is using technology to go green. Deciding to start with the classroom, some inventors from around the world are working together to create solar-powered tablets that aim to replace the use of books as well […]
10/10/2011, When you think solar power, you probably think that it’s only good for use in the day, and generally this is true especially when it comes to things like solar powered chargers for phones or laptops and etc. Not content with just its use for the day, a solar energy power plant in Spain not only uses the power of the sun to keep it working in the day, but […]
10/05/2011, The Blackfriars Bridge is a structure in London that was built in 1886, but it looks like come 2012, it will be getting an technological update that will merge a historical structure with some modern, environmentally friendly technology in the form of solar panels.
10/05/2011, If you think that having solar panel installations in your house will make it look ugly or unsightly, 3M may have a solution for you in the form of a transparent solar film, which essentially renders it invisible. In theory you could even apply it on windows and sliding doors without anyone know any better.
10/04/2011, Do you find yourself constantly on the move and always carrying loads of gadgets around with you? If that’s the case, you probably have a lot of spare batteries or charging cables, and you’re always on the lookout for a spot to charge or replace the batteries of your devices. Well, if that’s the case, Qirky’s new device should impress you. Called the Ray, this portable charging device for your […]
10/04/2011, [CEATEC 2011] We all know what a huge blow Japan received at the hands of the massive earthquake in March earlier this year, where it led to a tsunami as well as entire villages being wiped out in the process. Not only that, there was a very real danger of a nuclear fallout which was thankfully contained in time. Well, let’s just say since that happened, anti-nuclear sentiment has certainly […]
09/30/2011, Don’t like the idea that insecticides are being used to grow the food that you eat? Well assuming farmers hop on board AgriSolar’s system, the majority of your food in the future could be insecticide free, although we can’t guarantee that other chemicals won’t make it into the mix.
09/23/2011, Wal-Mart – the world’s largest retailer, will definitely impact the environment in their own special way with each step that they take – whether for better or for worse, depending on the kind of decisions the board takes. Nice to know that Wal-Mart is working on the installation of solar arrays on 60 more California stores – which means the number of solar-powered stores in California alone will hit 130 […]
09/23/2011, If you happen to have great love for bonsai plants, then you might be interested in the Electree. This particular device is not an organic, living thing, but rather, it will eschew leaves in favor of 27 solar panels. These solar panels are extremely flexible, since they can be rotated and rearranged accordingly to personalize its look or optimize solar collection. All sunlight that is collected will be stored as […]
09/14/2011, 2012 is said to be the year where the world ends, either that or the Mayans decided that they weren’t going to hang around that long anyways and thought that there would be no point in counting when the world would end, hence abandoning their work halfway. Well, if there is still an earth to live on in a year’s time, then you might be pleased to make your way […]