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Cell Phones
 

Samsung To Launch Blue Earth Solar Powered Phone In Sweden This Month

Samsung announced the launch of their Blue Earth device, an eco-friendly smartphone powered by the sun. This fully touchscreen phone is expected to be available in Sweden by the end of this month, followed by France, Germany, A...
 
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ipod-solar-bags

Retrofitted Solar Power And iPod Controlling WW2 Bags

World War 2 buffs and sustainable survivalists rejoice as there's a new bag in town.  Actually it's rather old.  Using a German backpack and a satchel from the last World War over 50 years ago, Vancouver BC company KILLA claims...
 
Solar Power
 
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Teens Invent Solar Panels Made From Hair

Solar Panels are just one wave of the future, but their cost has long negated their existence, especially in 3rd world countries.  Now a set of teenagers hailing from Nepal say they have invented a solar panel that is made from...

 
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Lighthouse solar guage.JPG
Lighthouse solar guage.JPG

Lighthouse Solar’s Lightgauge Shows The Power Of The Sun

If you've shelled out the several thousand dollars required these days to get a solar array installed at your house, then you know that it's all about the light level that lets you figure out just how much power you're generati...
 
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solar-roadways

Solar Roadways Could Solve The US Energy Crisis

Solar power has yet to reach a level of adoption that it will solve our energy needs.  But if Solar Roadways has their way we'll soon all be driving, yes driving, on solar panels. The benefits to their solar powered roadway go ...
 
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Solar Charging iPhone Sleeve Announced From MotionTouch

So while we've seen solar powered chargers, we have yet to see the solar powered sleeve/case for the iPhone.  Recently announced from MotionTouch comes a "yet to be named" eco-friendly ambient light and solar charging sleeve fo...

 
Green Energy
 
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A Solar Powered Pool Skimmer

Growing up I was tasked with the chore of keeping my family's pool clean and pristine.  I know, I shouldn't complain that I had a swimming pool, but skimming the surface clean was not only a mind numbing task but a forearm one ...
 
Cell Phones
 
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Samsung’s E1107 Crest Solar Cell Phone Coming This June

Rejoice all you techno-savvy tree huggers, Samsung announced the E1107 Crest Solar cell phone – the first commercially available handset fueled by the power of the sun. This dual-band 900/1800MHz GSM phone encases a large solar...
 
Cell Phones
 
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Samsung Earth Phone Features Built-in Solar Panels, To Keep The World Spinning

The year 2009 is only a month and half in and it's shaping up to be a green one for consumer electronics. Yesterday, we saw the unveiling of LG's energy efficient LCDs and today Samsung has taken the wraps of their Blue Earth p...

 
Cars
 
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human-powered-hybrid-vehicle
human-powered-hybrid-vehicle

San Jose Students Build A Flintstone, Solar Powered Prius (video)

Engineering students at San Jose State University built a rickshaw like car -they're calling it a 'human powered hybrid vehicle' - that can be powered by plugging it in, solar power or, drum roll, pedal power. It runs on a smal...
 
Green Energy
 
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msolar-suitcases

MSolar: Solar Power In A Suitcase

Here's one item I never thought to include in my 'emergency earth quake' pack, the MSolar suit case. The solar charging device comes in 3 different outputs and can provide up to 100W of power after a 10 hour charge. God forbid ...
 
Cars
 
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World’s Smallest Solar Racing Car

Looks like you can officially forget about wind up Matchbook cars. Soon as the sun catches this tiny car's solar panel it's 'pedal to the metal'. Probably good for 2 minutes of entertainment or at the very least some 'green cre...