Posts Tagged: "Green"

Backpack Power Plant

Hyrdoelectric Power Plant In A Backpack Now For Real

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Although it’s not enough to power to supply an average American’s home, the Backpack Power Plant from Bourne Energy of Malibu, CA might be the off the grid power answer to rurally located villages. The portable device, which weighs 30lbs and measure about 4 feet long (based on the pic),...

Sanyo Eneloop Bikes

Sanyo Refreshes Eneloop Bicycle, Now Captures More Energy

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Too bad I’ll probably never ride Sanyo’s Eneloop Bike, but that can probably be said for the majority.  In any event, the company felt it necessary to update the recently announced bicycle.  Now, instead of just capturing power during acceleration and downhill glides, the Eneloop bike will ‘sip’, as in...

Neon Green Soular Bag

Neon Green’s Soular Bags Feed Our Eco Carrying Needs

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The jury is still out on the whole solar bag thing.  Generally speaking photovoltaic technology is still not advanced enough, or efficient, to produce any real usable power, unless of course you’re in a pinch and need some juice to make an emergency phone. Pessimism aside, Neon Green’s Soular Power...

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Gadget Design: Battery Charging And Organizing Tower

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A finalist at the Greener Gadgets Design Competition, this battery tower looks to be pretty convenient.  The main problem with conventional battery chargers is that they often take up valuable outlet space.  This design incorporates a much smaller downward plug that will free up much need outlets for other appliances....

Eolic Aero Wind Generator

Eolic Aero: A Portable, Foldable Wind Generator

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No power, no problem.  The Eolic Aero, a portable wind powered generator, is currently a concept only, but I’d gladly erect one of these on my roof for the opportunity to run off the grid for what is hopefully the better part of the day – no word on potential...

self powered trash compactor

Self Powered Trash Compactor

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Home trash compactors were big in the late 80s and early 90s, but wore off due to their impractical nature.  The Self-Powered Trash Compactor is essentially an everyday flip lid garbage bin – this makes it practical – but rocks an expandable lid that when pressed by hand serves as...