Posts Tagged ‘Solar Power’
 
 
 
Green Energy
 
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Enphase Energy’s Environ Smart Thermostat Monitors Your Solar Energy

Enphase Energy's Environ Smart Thermostat may be the future of home energy monitoring. Owners can use a web-based application on their computers or smartphones to control thermostat controls, and importantly, solar panel energy...
 
Flight
 
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Solar-Powered Impulse Plane Attempts First 24 Hour Flight (video)

The Solar Impulse, a solar-powered single person plane that uses 12,000 solar cells to achieve flight, is in the middle of its first 24 hour flight attempt. If successful, it could pave the way for using solar energy as a viabl...

 
Enviroment
 
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Behold: The Solar Powered Air Conditioner

Technically, this is only a partially solar powered conditioner, from LG. This thing still uses electricity, since air conditioners suck up power like nobody's business, but it will take some energy from the photovoltaic solar ...
 
Toys
 
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T3 Transforming Robot Is Solar Powered

The T3 Transforming Solar Robot is a pretty ingenuous idea for a kid's toy. Kids assemble the robot, which has seventy parts but only requires a screwdriver as a tool, which once completed then transforms into either a tank or ...

 
Solar Power
 
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Printable Solar Cells
Printable Solar Cells

Printable Solar Cells Revealed By MIT Researchers

How would you like to score some of those tax credits associated with the installation of solar panels on your home? I know I would. While I don't think MIT's printable solar cells will qualify any time soon, the convenience an...
 
Furniture
 
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IKEA Solar Office Lamps

While some people adamantly attest for their disdain towards IKEA products for whatever reason, I love them.  I'm always on a budget and still have IKEA stuff from almost 10 years ago.  New to their collection comes the SOLIG S...

 
Camcorders
 
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Solar Powered Camera
Solar Powered Camera

Solar Powered Camcorder

We've seen our fair share of solar powered gadgets, but none quite so odd as the HDTV-T900.  First up, it costs just $88.  Second, you can power it by simply placing it in the sun thanks to the two solar panels.   But outside o...
 
Solar Power
 
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PlanetSolar Boat: The Largest Solar Powered Boat, Setting Sail In 5 Days (video)

PlanetSolar is the world's largest solar boat.  Its covered in over 1600 sqaure feet of solar cells and supposedly carries a massive lithium-ion battery to capture the sun's energy.  The boat itself measures 31m long and 15m wi...

 
Concepts
 
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Solar Ivy
Solar Ivy

Gadget Concept: Solar Ivy

In what might soon become a reality, Solar Ivy is an innovative design to help get solar collecting devices into more homes.  Designed by SMIT (Sustainably Minded Interactive Technology), the Solar Ivy is in the running to rece...
 
Cases
 
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Keystone Eco Tag Marks Your Luggage And Charges Batteries

It's a luggage tag!  No, it's a solar powered battery charger! No...unbelievably enough, it's BOTH. It's the Keystone Eco Tag, and it attaches to your attache--or any other piece of luggage--just like any other luggage tag.  It...

 
Green Energy
 
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The Power HotSpot Provides Power Where Ever You Are

So sometimes, you're out in the middle of nowhere, your car is dead and so is your cell phone.  At times like that you start to wish you were carrying a little lightning in your pocket.  But the next best thing just might be th...
 
Clothing
 
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New Solar Bags From Mascotte Industrial Associates of Hong Kong

With Solar Power being about the greenest energy around, it still takes way too long.  These new bags from Mascotte Industrial Associates of Hong Kong use DSSC (Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells) technology to effectively store and co...