Posts tagged: Carport

Pssst, Wanna Buy A Free Solar Powered Carport?

by Tina Casey Actually, make that a net-negative solar powered carport. The solar financing company Demeter has just teamed up with the Clinton Global Initiative’s US branch to offer a first-of-its kind “game changing” deal that essentially results in a free solar carport. To give you an idea of how much this is expected to […]

BMW Solar-Powered Bamboo & Carbon Fiber Charging Port

BMW Solar-Powered Bamboo & Carbon Fiber Charging Port (via Clean Technica) Originally published on Gas2. So you’ve just dropped $135,000 on the brand new BMW i8 plug-in hybrid. Congratulations! But you’re not going to plug that into just any old charging port. Oh no, you need something classy, expensive, and of course,… Tweet

Apparel Headquarters Goes Net-Zero With Solar Carports

In 2011, clothier VF Corp. started construction on an eco-friendly headquarters for its outdoorsy JanSport, The North Face and lucy brands. Plans for the Alameda, Calif., office included a photovoltaic awning system to provide 8% of the site’s energy needs. “This campus will epitomize the brands’ outdoor ethos,” said Steve Rendle, VF’s vice president. But […]

Sleek Italian-Designed Solar EV Charging Station

Courtesy:   Solar-powered EV charging stations don’t have to be boring or all the same, as a new design from an Italian firm, LumineXence, shows. Called “Lotus”, the solar-EV charging station is designed in the shape of a leaf, incorporates plenty of pleasing green color, and boasts elegant curves and a sophisticated look. Sophisticated […]