Posts tagged: Charging station

Solar-powered Charging Station benefits Students, Environment

By Sara Samora It was another sunny day on campus when Jawad Khalid, a civil engineering graduate student, noticed his phone needed to charge. He had forgotten his charger, so Khalid walked up to a charging station in front of the Philip Guthrie Hoffman Hall. He switched charging plugs a couple of times, but finally stuck with one […]

The Solar-Powered, Recycled House That Will Let Us Float in Style

By: Maddie Stone If you’ve ever considered trading your house for a life on the water, but don’t fancy the idea of cramped, below deck living quarters, then this floating, solar-powered home, designed by renowned Italian architect Giancarlo Zema, might be just the thing for you. As our climate warms and sea levels continue rise, […]

Free Solar Power in Outdoor Spaces: How a Few Companies are Leading the Charge

By Jim Innes With the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) encouraging colleges to incorporate green technology and a growing number of government grants awarded to universities to install solar-power solutions, campuses are looking beyond solar panel installations on buildings. As consumers become more dependent on laptops and tablets, staying connected […]

Ford’s New Solar-Powered Electric Car Is Its Own Rolling Power Grid

By Adam Clark Estes Electric cars have come a long way in the past decade or two, but one glaring problem remains: you have to charge the dang things. What do you do when there aren’t enough charging stations (and there aren’t)? If you’re Ford, you build a car that charges itself. Behold, the C-MAX […]

Strawberry Trees offer free public solar charging for gadgets

Derek Markham     In a bid to bring more renewable energy choices to the public, while educating people on the benefits of solar power, one Serbian startup is building public solar charging stations that will energize mobile gadgets and serve as a social hub. The vision of Strawberry Energy is to make renewable energy […]