solar power

Solar Powered Gadget Charging Wi-Fi Flowers

Toyota, in a ploy to sell more Priuses (Priusi?), is installing these solar-powered, gadget charging Wi-Fi stations in a select few U.S. cities (Boston, New York, Chicago,...
July 23, 2009

Sure, Why Not?: Rechargeable Solar Batteries

You know what I hate? Rhubarb. Never liked it. Also, when batteries die. Or a beloved family pet. *sniff* Focus, GW, focus. BAAAAAATTERIES! Designed by Knut Karlsen,...
February 18, 2009

Green Palm: LG Releasing Solar Cell Phone

LG is planning on dropping a solar-powered cell phone on the mobile communications market so you'll no longer need a wall charger to power your communication device....
February 17, 2009

Solar Panel Tie Can Charge Your Gadgets

This solar panel tie collects light and, through a process that even Scientologists don't understand, converts it to usable energy. The tie has a little pocket on...
August 20, 2008

MIT Students Make Solar Dish, Melt Steel

Students at MIT have developed a parabolic solar dish capable of melting steel. It consists of an array of 10 inch by 12 foot curved mirrors, and...
June 23, 2008

Solar-Powered Speedboat Looks Good To Me

This is allegedly the world's first solar-powered speedboat, the Dutch-built Czeers MK1. The 33-foot aquatic transportation device is capable of doing about 30 knots (~35 MPH) and...
May 27, 2008

Solar Boulder Holder Powers A Little Sign

Triumph International, a Japanese firm that really triumphs in the global lingerie market, has created the Solar Brasserie (not to be confused with the solar bikini or...
May 14, 2008

The Elderly Green Machine: Solar Wheelchair

A group at Southern Taiwan University of Technology have created the world's first solar-powered wheelchair (which may or may not be true). Allegedly the thing runs entirely...
December 10, 2007

Billboard Identity Crisis: May Be A Power Plant

This is a current billboard advertisement being run by Pacific Gas and Electric. The board generates 3.4Kw of electricity per day under optimal conditions (allegedly the amount...
December 5, 2007

Solar Powered Arcade Game Wins Award

Soccermania is a solar powered arcade machine from Polish game manufacturer Kriss-Sports. It won some award for using green technology at an amusement machine expo held last...
November 12, 2007

The Solar Bug Solar Car Becomes Reality

The Solar Bug is an electric car that has solar panels on top capable of recharging its batteries (lead acid based) to increase the car’s range by...
November 8, 2007