The Electree: finally, a bonsai tree that uses solar power to charge your gadgets
So you're tres green chic with your solar-charging jacket, and that Ralph Lauren backpack keeps your gadgets energized even off the coast of Martha's Vineyard. But what about stylish photovoltaics for your home, dear earth-friendly aesthete? We humbly submit the Electree, by French designer Vivian Muller. Shaped like a bonsai tree, each of its 27 leaves is a solar panel that helps charge a 13,500mAh battery. A concealed USB connector and A/C outlet will feed your gadgets while minimizing…
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Green Power from Organic Thin-Film Solar Cells
A new type of solar cell technology using organic thin-film solar cells with a clear plastic protective coating is allowing environmental engineers to design imitation houseplants that are green - in more ways than one!
Solar Windmill Light - Independently wind turbines and solar panels have their shortfalls, but together they could be capable of incredible things. The Solar Windmill Lig...
Paper-thin printed solar cells could provide power for 1.3 billion people
Thanks to inexpensive printed solar cells, 1.3 billion people currently without electricity may be able to plug in for the first time.
Energy-harvesting discovery generates 200 times higher voltage to power wearables, other portable devices
Left: conventional zinc-oxide energy-harvester chip (gray: top electrode; gold: zinc oxide layer; blue: bottom electrode; lime: substrate). Right: aluminum
11 Kinetic Energy Innovations, Free Green Energy
- In the quest for eco-friendly gadgets and toys, we are seeing more and more designs that utilize kinetic energy. In addition to helping the planet,...
7 Ways Technology Will Provide Water for the World
In a world with a population that is rapidly outgrowing its ability to provide clean water for itself, advances in water technology may provide some solutions for one of our most pressing needs.
The Future of Our Roads
In the future our roads will be smarter and more useful because they be made with solar panels. At least that is what the company Solar Roadways has planned for
8 Solar-Powered Mobile Chargers
Solar energy can be a lot more fashionable than unsightly panels. These gadgets use the power of the sun to charge your mobile devices, and they look great.
Redox Power Plans To Roll Out Dishwasher-Sized Fuel Cells That Cost 90% Less Than Currently Available Fuel Cells
Redox Power Systems, a Fulton, MD-based start-up company founded last year, sealed the deal on a partnership with researchers at the University of Maryland to commercialize a potentially game-changing distributed generation technology. Redox says that it plans to bring to market a fuel cell that is about one-tenth the size and one-tenth [...]
Small Solar Panels
Small Solar Panels: How Small Can they Get? Small solar panels are typically miniature or technologically advanced versions of larger systems. This can range from a small solar panel of few solar cells wired together to make a small but easy-to-use solar panel, to nano-materials that are invisible to the naked eye but still produce…