Off-Grid Residential Solar Power System

There are three main solar power systems – grid-tied (on-grid, grid-connected), off-grid (stand-alone power system (SAPS), and hybrid solar (battery storage with grid-connection). Since I’ve already written about grid-tied systems, in this post…

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Solar-Powered School in Copenhagen

This is one more interesting news that represent another effort to be developed colored solar panels. The International School in Copenhagen is using custom-built colorful solar panels as a featured architectural element. Each…

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Orange Solar Concept Tent for Campers

The United Kingdom mobile company Orange recently unveiled their concept for the “tent of the future”, called Glastonbury. This tent will allow avid campers to keep in touch and power their essential gadgets such as…

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Racing Car Made of Vegetables and Powered by Chocolate

This news is not related to solar energy but it is an interesting piece of green news and I think it deserves to write a post about it. The WorldFirst team, a team…

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Solar-Powered Ski Jacket by Ermenegildo Zegna

It is winter time here – time for chilling temperatures, snow, but also white beauty, skiing and much fun. So, news like this could be interesting for all environmentally-conscious and geeky skiers. The…

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Solar Christmas Lights for a Greener Christmas

In accordance with the Holiday Spirit this post is all about having an environmentally friendly and green Christmas just by purchasing a set of outdoor solar Christmas lights to illuminate your home. Solar…

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China’s Solar-Powered City Rizhao

Since I found this information interesting and inspiring I decided to publish one more post about China and solar energy, this time featuring China’s solar-powered city Rizhao. China has a major problem with…

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Going Green with a Solar Water Heater

Utilizing energy of the sun to heat water is one of the oldest forms of solar technology available. The first commercial solar hot water heater was patented by Baltimore inventor Clarence Kemp in…

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Solar-Powered Umbrella – Unique Light for your Patio or Backyard Area

Solar-powered umbrella is an excellent idea and a really cool summer gadget that already exist on the market and you can buy one for your patio, backyard, or garden. This item is great…

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Solar-powered Tech Chair on the Beach

The solar-powered Tech Chair is definitely an interesting idea thought up by experts from the UK-based computer retailer PC World. It may easily become the summer favorite possession especially for the geeks as…

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