A new concept design incorporates solar panels into a spherical silicon ball outfitted with an OLED display to create a solar-powered alarm clock that resembles the earth.
A new product up for a grant from Pepsi called Solar Ivy makes use of small, flexible photovoltaic panels shaped like ivy to provide solar power for older buildings and apartment complexes.
The Illumi-Charger concept from GreenWaves.org is a wall outlet style device with two USB plugs that uses solar energy to charge devices like mobile phones and portable media players.
Columbia University and engineering consulting firm Weidlinger Associates are partnering on a new type of solar panel which combines solar energy gains with thermodynamic technology for producing hot water.
The United Kingdom, in a move to dramatically increase small scale, low carbon electricity and heating generation in homes, is offering cash incentives to residents to get on board.
The Solar Plant is cool and simple concept design which mimics a true plant’s use of photosynthesis by turning the sun’s light into energy for charging devices.
It looks like Apple is dabbling in more green tech-focused patents, this time securing one which talks about solar panels integrated into portable devices. Is a solar-powered iPhone coming some day?
The ICARE Project sets off in May of this year to cover 25,000 miles over 30 countries in a round-the-world tour to document CO2 reduction initiatives worldwide–all in a car powered exclusively by sun and wind.
PG&E, a utility out of San Francisco, is getting quite serious about solar power as it offers up $60 million in tax equity financing to a solar installer to target over 1,000 new solar systems this year.
A new design from Igor Davydov features striking glass architecture powered by wind and solar that takes up just 10 square feet on the ground.