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Dexim hasannounced the availability of new DCA199 Foldable Solar-Powered P-Flipfor the iPhone 3G and 3GS. The device can extend talktime by up to eight hours and video or game time up to 15 hours. The DCA199 features a2000mAh lithium-polymer battery and two camouflage-colored solar panels. The device can flip vertically or horizontally for hands-free videoviewing [...]
Of all portable electronic gadgets that are out there on the market, cellphones seem to attract one and all. Smartphones also bundle various systems into one device that makes the offer even more lucrative.However, the rising concerns about energy and e-waste, have madeindustrial designers think about concepts that are green or makecellphones greener in one [...]
We all face the frustrating situation of having our cell-phonebatteries run dry while out of home and away from a charging socket. Now you don’t need to worry yourself about things like that anymore.That’s if all goes well for Nokia, the Finnish cellular giant who haverecently filed a US patent last week for a [...]
Withthe rise in the number of electric and plug-in hybrid cars on thestreets, it will be important for gasoline stations to adopt the newtrend and equip their stations with EV charging stations. However,since most of the electricity generated in different parts of the worldstill comes from coal-fired power plants, greening the world will takemuch more [...]
Tokyo-based ULVAC Inc. has developed and launcheda new product combining a photovoltaic power-generation facility with arapid charger for electric vehicles (EVs). The company has received itsfirst order from Chigasaki City. The photovoltaicpower-generation facility complies with the requirements formulti-purpose power-generation systems, coordinating photovoltaic powergeneration with commercial power facilities, and includes solar panels,a power conditioner, power supply [...]
On the heels of London’s latest electric vehicle announcements, New York City recently followed suit by deploying its first solar charging station. Beautiful Earth Group(BE) unveiled New York’s first solar-powered electric vehicle (EV)charging station, which will allow the energy firm to recharge itselectric MINI E using zero carbon energy making it one of the few [...]
Big Apple gets a dose of greenness too! We have seen solar powered EV charging stations come up in Chicago, Germany and Japantoo. Today it’s time to talk of New York’s first solar-powered electricvehicle (EV) charging station. Beautiful Earth Group just unveiled thissolar-powered EV charging station in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Powered bystate-of-the-art Sharp 235 watt [...]
Toyota Industries Corp has announced that the company is developing electricvehicle charging stations that won’t drain the grid, but will rely onthe abundant energy of the sun. The solar-powered EV charging stationswill first harness solar energy and store it in batteries, which is then used to recharge electric vehicles.
The biggest problem with solar charging stations is that it is not yetcapable of re charging an EV in 4 minutes flat, like a gasoline car.That’s the reason why the adoption of electric vehicles will takesometime to make it to the mass market, cities like France are building an infrastructure to recharge EVsat popular destinations. [...]
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