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Smartphone Solar Charger Case - Works In The Sun and Shade

Smartphone Solar Charger Case – Works In The Sun and Shade

An innovative solar charger case provides a charge directly to the mobile device under any lighting condition. The SolMate is not your typical solar charger. The inventors claim that it might be the answer to the frustrating battery drain issue on smartphones.

Add Comments May 18, 2012

Philippines Setting Electric Vehicles Trend

Philippines Setting Electric Vehicles Trend

The Philippines has been a trend setter for electric vehicles (EV) for the past years. Though they do not have the latest nor the most high-tech electric vehicle technology in world. They have managed to push for initiatives and create several programs promoting the use of electric vehicles.

Add Comments May 15, 2012

Recycled Sandals - Wear . Re-wear . Recycle

Recycled Sandals – Wear . Re-wear . Recycle

Okabashi, the largest maker of recycled sandals and flip flops in United States and founded on 1984 makes footwear that is both recyclable and made from recycled materials. User consumers can send their old footwear in to be recycled and as a token, they are given coupon for their next  Read more »

Add Comments May 12, 2012

100% Biodegradable food containers - from recycled wheat straw

100% Biodegradable food containers – from recycled wheat straw

Fast food chains use a lot of containers, Polystyrene containers. Which are not recycle, non-biodegradable packaging, requires petroleum to manufacture and takes eons to break down in landfill. A Hong Kong based company, Innovasians, is offering a 100% biodegradable packaging and containers made from straw left overs, which are usually  Read more »

2 Comments May 12, 2012

Honda To Start Recycling Rare Earth Metals From Used Hybrid Batteries

Honda To Start Recycling Rare Earth Metals From Used Hybrid Batteries

One of the main concerns with going for clean and green technology is the shortage in rare earth metals that is used in most green technology, like hybrid car batteries and solar panels. This was thought to be a possible hindrance in the growth of these technology. Different alternative materials  Read more »

2 Comments May 12, 2012

Portable, Airborne Wind Turbine

Portable, Airborne Wind Turbine

Harnessing the power of high altitude winds has been continually explored over the years. Recently, testing of a 35-foot wide prototype  Airborne Wind Turbine (AWT) has been completed by Altaeros Energies. The AWT was deployed at 350 feet high and produced twice as much power at high altitude than generated  Read more »

1 Comment May 11, 2012

Kodak reinvention: from camera film to flexible (thin-film) Solar Cells

Kodak is in the process of trying to reinvent itself through flexible (thin-film) Solar Cells.  It may be a long shot, but they are hoping to use its existing film manufacturing equipment to produce thin-film solar cells. Kodak, the camera and film maker, has filled for bankruptcy recently this January  Read more »

Add Comments January 10, 2012