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World’s First Solar-powered Football by Greendix

Taiwan-based solar panel designer and manufacturer recentlydeveloped leaf-shaped solar panels and now the manufacturer is finding some place for its pentagonal solar panels. To prove that solar panels can be integratedinto any object that we interact with on a daily basis, the company hasintegrated PV cells on a football. The world’s first solar football includes […] Read more


World’s First Solar-powered Football by Greendix

Taiwan-based solar panel designer and manufacturer recentlydeveloped leaf-shaped solar panels and now the manufacturer is finding some place for its pentagonal solar panels. To prove that solar panels can be integratedinto any object that we interact with on a daily basis, the company hasintegrated PV cells on a football. The world’s first solar football includes […] Read more


Solar Powered Touch Down Concept Car

Touch Down is a futuristic car concept which provides you a glimpseof what a green four-wheel drive may look like 20 years hence. Designedby Guo Ke, the concept recently won the Silver Award of Best HarmoniousBeauty at the First “Science & Future” International Concept CarDesign Contest. The completely zero emissions car runs on batteriescharged by […] Read more


PV Powered Releases New Commercial Solar Inverters

Bend, Ore.-based PV Powered, an Advanced Energy company, has introduced twonew commercial inverters rated at 35 kW and 50 kW. These sizesenable installers and designers to more easily work within site-specific space limitations and provide an essential building block to completelarger projects, the company says. The new models – PVP35kW andPVP50kW – feature a new […] Read more


Taking a Look Back: The First Solar Powered Device by Charles Eames

Living in an age where solar energy is the in thing it isinteresting to know that we had an ingenious mind way back in 1958 whothought ahead of time. Charles Eames, the great American architect and designer experimented with newmaterial to come up with new devices. In 1958, Eames created anexperimental solar-powered toy that he […] Read more


Solar Powered Street Light by Joona

Even after being well aware of the fact that breaking traffic rulescould cost someone his life, many of us jump them. Irrespective of whoout of the drivers and the pedestrians does this dreadful act,eventually the end result is a lot of traffic chaos. To offer aninnovative solution to the traffic accident problem, Joona has proposed […] Read more


The Solar Powered Flying 5 Star Hotel Concept by Thomas Rodemeier

Working to design a five-star mobile hotel, industrial designerThomas Rodemeier has come up with a concept dubbed the AirshipTraveling. Instead of having portable living-modules, the designfeatures a closed loop system in the shape of an airship, which assureshigh level of comfort and flexibility. The airship can stay aloft and can also provide the opportunity forlong […] Read more


Futuristic Opel Flow Solar Powered Concept Car

The Opel Flow is a concept vehicle designed by Miika Heikkinen torepresent Opel in the year 2049. The Flow is a single-seat zero-emission vehicle that allows people to navigate the city in a relaxed and cleanway. When not in use the vehicle integrates to the infrastructure toprovide resting places and to recharge onboard batteries. The […] Read more


The T3 solar powered robot for green playtime

Solar power is slowly but surely invading our lives, for a betterfuture. It’s now toys that go solar powered, instead of drainingbatteries. The sun is ever generous and has been shining down on us foras long as humankind can remember. It was until a few decades ago thatwe learnt the use of solar power. And […] Read more


Top 5 Solar Powered Sports Stadiums

Regardless of what country you live in, sports are a significantaspect of life; as such, enormous stadiums housing professional sportsteams can be found on every continent in the world. Usually these stadiums — with seating capacities upwards of 100,000people — are energy hogs.  There are some stadiums, though, that havejumped on the green building train […] Read more


The 9 Largest Solar-Powered Creations

With environmental issues and solar-powered innovation at the forefrontof everyone’s mind these days, countries across the world are vying forthe title of the “biggest and the best” creations. However, in thequest for the top spot, two major challenges have been uncovered…thecost of the equipment to harness the solar power and the land massneeded to build […] Read more


Solar Powered Boat from ARKKI

If the rise in the average temperature of the planet continues as it is today, the future will see major cities flooded as a result of which civilization might seek floating shelters. Industrial designer JanneLeppänen is getting prepared with a concept boat called the ARKKI. The ARKKI features a huge open space with a surface […] Read more


Solar Powered Economic Engine

The message in Rob DeLine’s article published in the latest issue of Fortnightly SPARK is clear and simple: solar energy canprovide numerous economic benefits for local communities, businesses,consumers and utilities while delivering affordable clean renewableelectricity.  DeLine, a Managing Director in Applied’s Solar Group and fellow bloggeron this site discusses how wholesale distributed generation can become […] Read more


Japan Sets Sail for Space Using Solar-Powered Spacecraft IKAROS

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is about ready to set sail forthe solar system using a special spacecraft that will test theperformance of solar-powered sails in space. JAXA will soon launch its Interplanetary Kite-craft Accelerated byRadiation of the Sun (IKAROS) satellite along with the Venus ClimateOrbiter AKATSUKI. The IKAROS satellite will be the first […] Read more