Solar energy

PC-Aero’s zero emissions electric airplane recharges underneath solar hangar

May 27, 2010 / No Comments

While all electric vehicles have already become a road reality with newer energy, efficient additions made every day, how about an all-electric plane that glides green through the skies to your choicest destinations.

HYDRA, solar powered portable water purification unit provides clean drinking water

May 27, 2010 / 1 Comment

Water is the elixir of life, no life form can sustain without it. While lack of water to meet daily needs is a reality today for one in three people across the globe, around 1 billion people do not have safe access to clean drinking water.

110-year-old Folk-Victorian home gets transformed into an energy neutral house

May 26, 2010 / No Comments

Renovating an old home is a demanding task, especially if you were aiming at remodeling a century old Victorian home along greener lines while at the same time preserving its historical legacy. Green Restoration expert Matt Grocoff accomplished just that to create an energy neutral home.

Solar Lighted walkway tiles ensure alighted footsteps in the dark

May 24, 2010 / No Comments

Day in and day out, we come across designs, which try to make our lives greener than never before. Ever since we started harvesting solar energy to meet our energy requirements, we have seen an entire array of products based on this principle, penetrating our lives to make it more energy efficient. The solar-lighted walkway tiles are the next in ...

Solar Powered eco-tower for hotter climes

May 17, 2010 / No Comments

Building solar powered skyscrapers makes all the sense when you have leading scientists making claims about half of the earth becoming uninhabitable by 2050 due to rise in temperatures. The sustainable tower by Kenneth Kole and Michelle Lim meets up the necessity just in case the planet heated up more than it already has.

Bio-diesel hybrid Beetle rolls down the street using solar energy

May 13, 2010 / No Comments

Beetle is a wonderful small car that is etched in the memories of the people for the manner in which it outshone other cars in the days gone by. Beetle has evolved gradually and though nothing much has changed in it other than a few nips and tucks, a group of six engineers who call themselves EcoHawks have envisioned a ...

Lockheed Martin to supply US Air Force with solar power generators

May 10, 2010 / No Comments

It seems that the US Armed Forces are making an all out effort to reduce their dependence on fossil fuels by opting for more sustainable forms of energy that are eco-friendly. Just a few days back the US Air Force set a green precedent by using bio-fuel to fly supersonic hornet. Giving yet another push to its green initiative the ...

OASIS Solar Stainless Steel Lantern works all night long

May 10, 2010 / No Comments

Portable lighting device such as lantern has always been a popular indoor and outdoor illuminating source. However, keeping them alight for long has always been a problem since most of them either make use of some or the other form or fuel or else utilizes battery.

Solar powered LED Flower blossoms in the dark

May 7, 2010 / No Comments

Perhaps, its’ the effort involved in strengthening energy efficient credential of an application, that technological functionality pervades the aesthetic aspect in a device. A Dutch design student Wendy Legro draws inspiration from a naturally blooming flower and lends an artistic touch to her light source Morning Glory.

E. Capsule harnesses reusable energy to take you places

May 4, 2010 / No Comments

Nature created trees to sustain life on earth, man is thinking of making trees to grow fuel.  Weird as it may sound to our ears, but the day isn’t far when we would be powering our vehicles with fuel grown on trees, and not from trees.