Tag Archives: Solar panel

20Mar/17

Google’s Project Sunroof shows huge solar potential of U.S.

Google launched a project called Project Sunroof in 2015, which measures solar potential of individual homes in the U.S. The result of the project shows most U.S. homes have great solar viability.
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03Jul/15

Solar powered backpack helps South African children cope with rolling blackouts

Made from recycled plastic, an innovative new school bag is assisting students from impoverished communities in South Africa study at night. Using solar technology, the bags are powered during the day and light up homes which are either not connected to the national power grid or are in the dark because of frequent electricity cuts.

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30Apr/15

Energy-harvesting ‘tree’ can power electronics

Finnish company develops an energy harvesting ‘tree’ capable of powering smart phones and other devices. Its production technique can also be used to make sheets of smart organic light-emitting diodes on a large scale.
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