Tag: Solar power
Vodafone signs 10-year deal for three new UK solar farms
UK scientists develop self-propelling Phoenix aircraft that ‘inhales’ air
Tiny solar panels embedded in clothes could charge a mobile phone
Nissan Energy Solar now available for under £4,000
Are security concerns and high costs to blame for slow smart home take up?
Green gadgets: Sunshine charging for book lovers with SolarKindle cover
Kindle owners may never have to mains-charge their eReaders again thanks to a newly revealed cover from SolarFocus Technology on show at this years CES. That is providing you live in sunnier climes than the UK, we mean. SolarFocus…
Review – Infinit Solar Charger Bag
Name: Infinit Solar Charger Bag Type: Backback with solar-powered gadget charging technology Price: £89.99 (Infinit) As the Summer sun slowly begins to peek through the ever-present layer of British cloud-cover, you're probably looking to head on out, tastelessly displaying…
MWC 2010: Day 2 Round Up
Day two of Barcelona's Mobile World Congress is drawing to a close. Here's the round up of today's biggest stories, including HTC's latest range of smartphones and Orange's plans for crystal-clear mobile calls. HTC Legend gets UK release date, but…
LG adds solar power to its ereaders
The panel – which is 0.7mm in thickness and weighs 20gm, has been designed to fit into LG's range of 6inch panel ereaders. Apparently four or five hours of sunlight will give the ereader enough power to keep the user reading for a whole day.
Turning roads into solar collectors – why has no-one thought of this before?
Roads get really hot. Really really hot. But 2cm below the surface of the road gets hotter still, and some researchers at Worcester Polytechnic University reckon that we could use that heat in power generation…