Posts Tagged: "Solar Power"

Printable Solar Cells

Printable Solar Cells Revealed By MIT Researchers

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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 and accessibility should out weigh any monetary breaks from the...

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IKEA Solar Office Lamps

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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 Solar Office Lamps. Provided they are in a well lit area...

Solar Powered Camera

Solar Powered Camcorder

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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 of that it is your garden variety...

Solar Impulse Plane

All Solar Plane Makes Its Maiden Voyage

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Yesterday we had an interesting solar powered lantern, but now we’re upping the scale with a solar powered plane! The Solar Impulse had its first flight today in Switzerland, getting 5,500 feet of altitude and doing test maneuvers that went off without a hitch. In specs, the plane’s wingspan is...

Solar Pebble

Solar Pebble Is A Rock Solid Product For Poor Countries

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Here’s an example of a great product doing good in the world. Plus Minus Solar have created a Solar Pebble to reduce the use of dangerous kerosene lamps in the world’s poorest regions. It’s portable, can be hung or clipped onto bicycles, and it charges other small electronics, like mobile...

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Powerplus Solar Remote Control

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Replacing batteries on my remote controls is something I rarely do.  I still have the original AA’s in my Onkyo Amp remote from 2004.  For those who want to totally abandon all batteries in their living room, the Powerplus Solar Remote Control can be yours for the taking. The remote...

Solar Electrics Razor

Solar Electric Razor, Why Not

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My skepticism meter tells me that the Solar Electric Razor probably won’t provide the closest of shaves, but hey, if you’re off the grid and in the wilderness than why not.  Placing the device in 8-12 hours of sunlight will guarantee a full charge....

Helios

Oregon Scientific Launches Helios Weather Station

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New to the Oregon Scientific lines of products is the Helios Solar Weather Station.  To be entirely honest there’s nothing new going on here, but it does offer a semi-robust feature set at a reasonable price, especially when compared to their +ECO line. So what are the deets?  Aside from...

Solar Roadways Prototype

Solar Roadways Completes Prototype, Sends Us Pics

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Remember Solar Roadways?  They’ve finally completed their first USDOT prototype.  In addition to providing carbon free energy (aside from the manufacturing process), the Solar Roadway can display traffic info using the built-in LEDs and perhaps even melt snow and ice from its surface. For now we’ll have to settle with...