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Solar Powered Night Flight

Solar Impulse of Lausanne, Switzerland has successfully flown its solar-powered Solar Impulse HB-SIA plane at night. The plane remained in the air for 26 consecutive hours, including a full night span without using a drop of conventional fuel. Using solar ...

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Solar-Powered Bluetooth Speakers

Solar-Powered Bluetooth Speakers

Devotec Industries, England, has introduced innovative, portable speakers that utilize Bluetooth connectivity to wirelessly play music from various devices such as iPods, MP3 players and even cellular phones. Moreover, the new product is powered ecologically from the Sun, and therefore ...

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Portable Charger Utilizes Both Wind and Sunlight

Portable Charger Utilizes Both Wind and Sunlight

Kinesis Industries, Arizona, has recently launched the Kinesis K3, a portable charger that utilizes ‘green’ energy, using the wind and the sun. In addition, the K3 can be connected to an AC outlet for faster recharge.   K3 Portable Wind  ...

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Organic Solar Concentrator Developed

Organic Solar Concentrator Developed

Covalent Solar of Boston, Massachusetts has developed an organic solar concentrator that traps specific wavelengths of light as it passes through glass, channeling the captured light into solar cells at the edges of the panels. The panels could be used ...

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Solar Powered Biofuel Under Development

Solar Powered Biofuel Under Development

Cambridge, Massachusetts based startup Joule Biotechnologies is developing a new process using solar power to derive a biologically-based fuel without growing any crops or using any plant matter. Their process converts carbon dioxide directly into a liquid fuel and could ...

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Solar Powered Electronic Ink Advertisements

Solar Powered Electronic Ink Advertisements

Korean company Neoluxiim is developing solar powered electronic ink advertising panels. The panels would include a single solar cell on their side capable of drawing power from commercial-grade indoor lighting. The panel would power the advertising display for up to ...

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Solar Trash Compactor Hits the Streets

Solar Trash Compactor Hits the Streets

BigBelly Solar Company, based out of Needham, Massachusetts, built a solar-powered trash compactor that can hold up to five times as much trash as a similarly sized regular trash receptacle. The BigBelly consumes less than 5 watts per day and ...

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HYmini – Hybrid Mini Green Power Bank

HYmini – Hybrid Mini Green Power Bank

HYmini is a handheld hybrid mini ‘green’ power station. Measuring only 5.4 inches (134mm) X 3.4 inches (87.5mm), it uses three power sources: renewable wind power, solar power, and the conventional electric power outlet. The energy collected by the HYmini ...

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