Posts tagged: Solar panel

Nonprofit Installs Solar Panels on Roofs of Lower-Income Households — Free

By: Mary Hui Twane Turnage and Anthony Garner stood at the bottom of a bright orange ladder and carefully guided a solar panel with hooks and ropes attached along the ladder rails toward a pitched roof. “Pull!” hollered Turnage, 18. “Pull!” echoed Garner, 21. Above them, their colleagues peered over the edge of the roof, […]

SolSol’s Baseball Hat can Charge Your Phone Using Solar Power

And dad caps are coming soon. By: Edgar Alvarez Solar technology is still far from becoming ordinary, but we’re seeing more and more of it make its way to consumer products. And now that includes hats. SolSol, a startup from Los Angeles, made a baseball cap that has a small solar panel built into its […]

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Solar-Panel Roads to be Built on Four Continents in 2017 with Calgary Next in Line

By: Anna Hirtenstein Electric avenues that can transmit the sun’s energy onto power grids may be coming to a city near you. A subsidiary of Bouygues SA has designed rugged solar panels, capable of withstand the weight of an 18-wheeler truck, that they’re now building into road surfaces. After nearly five years of research and […]

Thursday December 22nd, 2016 in , , , | No Comments »

NEW SHADE OF SOLAR PANEL

Since solar panels aren’t particularly aesthetic, their use has been limited to out-of-the-way places like rooftops … but here’s a tech breakthrough that will make solar panels blend into their surroundings. Courtesy: http://www.todaysgreenminute.com/ Tweet

Friday November 25th, 2016 in , , , | No Comments »

Karma Aims to Challenge Tesla With Solar-Boosted Hybrid

By: David Welch, Bloomberg Karma Automotive LLC, the Chinese-owned carmaker once known as Fisker Automotive, has taken another step in its resurrection with the online reveal of its plug-in hybrid sedan that seeks to compete with Tesla’s Model S electric car. The rebooted automaker has revealed the all-new Revero, which will cost more than the $115,000 […]