By combining its new double-sided solar panels with a reflective roof membrane that provides 89% solar radiation reflectivity, Sanyo Canada Inc. and partners hope to increase environmental benefits by combining complementary technologies.
A new concept vehicle by designer Prodan Dragos features a retractable roof embedded with solar panels, a hybrid 4×4 drive train and versatile indoor space for camping.
The Solar Alternative Functioning Energy (S.A.F.E.) Fencing System is a concept green fencing system which integrates solar panels into an attractive fence design.
A new concept by designer Matthew Seibert ingeniously conceals both solar panels and a vertical wind-turbine in a “natural-looking” 50-75 foot palm tree your neighbors will love.
The CVBT-S12 is a solar charger, which doubles as a small leather carrying case for mobile devices such as cell phones and MP3 players, gives extra power when needed.
Seeking inspiration for your next eco-friendly home design? Consider as a template this eco-friendly gingerbread home, sporting very tasting looking sugar solar panels and a windmill.
A DIY kit from designer Elena Corchero uses mini solar panels and weatherproof LEDs to turn your old, worn-out sneakers into surreal outdoor lighting.
A new design by Yiran Qian of Germany combines your basic hat and glove combo with ultra-thin solar panels for “endless warmth” on cold, sunny days.
Flexio is a new solar-powered, flexible little radio concept that fits in your purse, never runs out of battery, and that could be cheap and stylish enough to give as a stocking-stuffer.
A new system from Greensward uses the heat that naturally accumulates in the shingles of a standard roof to run a heat exchanger and heat hot water.
A new camper-trailer concept seeks to provide short-distance travelers with a “portable habitat close to nature, as convenient and comfortable as a hotel.”