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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...

Changers portable solar charger lets you earn money while charging

12/09/2011, While solar power may be a rather attractive option given the state of our environment, sometimes going green might be more expensive compared to the more traditional route, so as good as some of our intentions are, going green is just out of our budget....

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...