The SunJack 20W Portable Solar Charger

Harold Tan, one of the team members at, has launched a new Kickstarter campaign to build and market SunJack, the world’s most portable 20-Watt solar charger and battery pack for off-grid applications and emergency mobile power. The campaign will also benefit the rural villages of Papua New Guinea with smoke-free lighting and energy. As an off-grid […] Read more

Toyota’s New Electric Car Charging System

Although the company claims it has little interest in pursuing electric vehicles, Toyota (NYSE:TM) stepped away from the fuel cell this week, just for a moment, to talk up its latest venture – cable-free electric car charging. In an attempt to help electric car owners charge their vehicles when away from a wired charging station, […] Read more

Will Tesla Make the Auto Mechanic Obsolete?

There are just six parts of a Tesla Model S that must be regularly replaced: the four tires plus the two wiper blades. The all-electric sedan made in California doesn’t need the gamut of moving parts found in internal combustion engines. That means no valves, camshafts, crankshaft, cylinders or ignition system. There aren’t any connecting […] Read more

In Focus: Solar Survival Kits

The last thing you want to worry about after a real-life emergency is a dying cell phone battery. Accurately preparing for an emergency can be tricky but there are a few steps you can take to rule out some potential troubles.  Take what precautions your can by assembling a survival kit that’s complete with backup solar […] Read more

The Waka Waka Solar Mobile Phone Charger

It’s not uncommon to find yourself with a drained mobile phone battery. And if your life and occupation rely on being connected through your phone, it can be more than an inconvenience when you’re away from a power outlet. Luckily, the continuous development of solar technology allows for products like the Waka Waka solar powered […] Read more

Tesla Takes Supercharger Network Transcontinental

Tesla Motors announced yesterday a significant expansion of the Tesla Supercharger network—a network of 480-volt fast charging stations developed to allow the Model S sedans to make long distance trips. The rapid-charging station provides almost 100 kW of power, giving the 85 kWh version of the Model S an additional 150 mi (240 km) of […] Read more

The EV Cordless Power Vehicle Charging System

Nobody likes an unsightly mass of electric power cables. Particularly the sort of cables that like to wrestle each other into an unholy mass of knots the moment your back is turned, and then sit there laughing at you as you wonder once more how it is they manage to do that. And electric car […] Read more

The Window Socket Portable Solar Charger

As the economist Adam Smith once said, “If you have a mind to look after the pennies in life, the pounds will look after themselves.” A rubbish theory obviously, but one which perhaps illustrates the beauty of a new little solar charging device that you can stick to a window and then charge your mobile […] Read more

Google Nexus 4: Solar Charger Included

Canonical, a leading software company, announced today that images and open source code for the smartphone version of Ubuntu will be released on February 21. The software will work on the Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 4 smartphones, and is designed for enthusiasts and apps developers. Canonical wants developers to be able to familiarize themselves with […] Read more

The Fenix ReadySet Kit: Helping Power Africa

San Francisco-based Fenix International originally developed the ReadySet Solar Kit in 2008 to provide flexible power to people in remote regions of Africa but recently raised funds on the Kickstarter crowd funding site (in 1 day) to first start producing the kits for the American market. “The Fenix ReadySet is an intelligent battery system that […] Read more

The SolaPad iPad Charger

SolaWerks, Inc. a newly formed subsidiary, of Domark International Inc. has  announced  confirmation that its  new “SolaPad” are being prepared for shipment. The company anticipates pre-orders for “SolaPad” will be accepted via the SolaWerks website by the middle of this week. Deliveries to pre-order customers are anticipated to begin during the 1st week of June. […] Read more

The Soladec All-in-One Portable Solar Power Charger

Sun is a natural resource which is available in abundance and as long as sun’s energy can be harnessed to charfe cellphones, we can be connected to anywhere anytime. The latest resourceful mono crystalline has been tapped to run the battery along with a solar cell module that helps to harness solar energy and convert […] Read more

Infinite Life for Thin Film Batteries?

Infinite Power Solutions (IPS) of Littleton, Colorado has announced that its thin film rechargeable batteries are now capable of 75,000 deep discharge cycles. Most rechargeable batteries are capable only of 300 to 1000 deep discharge cycles and need to be replaced thereafter. This breakthrough could signal the hope for rechargeable batteries that can last the […] Read more

The Lilliputian Systems Fuel Cell Charger

The fuel cell device from Lilliputian is like a thick smartphone and the cartridge is about the size of a cigarette lighter. Through its built-in USB port, you can charge any device. The firms haven’t yet disclosed the price of either the fuel cell device or its cartridge. But Lilliputian Systems’ Mouli Ramani says that […] Read more