Solar powered mobile networks on the way

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Swedish-Asian telecommunications vendor 'VNL' has launched a solar powered GSM system in hopes that it will extend the customer base for mobile phone networks in rural areas. Rural areas in emerging nations, such as India...

Solar LCD Powered iPods, iPhones and Laptops?

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A recently published patent application discovered by MacRumors reveals that Apple is investigating the use of solar power in versions of their mobile devices -- both handheld devices and portable computers. Integrating solar power into...

Solar Energy Bra Powers Phones & iPods

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Ladies, take your battle for the environment a little closer to your heart with a solar-powered bra that can generate enough electric energy to charge a mobile phone or an iPod. Lingerie maker...

Sins of a Solar Empire has gone gold!

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Stardock's much anticipated 4X real-time strategy game has gone gold and is expected to debut at most retail outlets in North America next week. It'll also be available for digital download directly from SinsOfASolarEmpire.com via...

Sins of a Solar Empire nears gold

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Sins of a Solar Empire, the upcoming strategy game that combines real-time strategy with 4X depth is heading towards going gold. Sins has been described as a cross between Homeworld and Civilization. As a game,...

Sharp Readying Thin Solar Cell Output For 2008

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Sharp Corporation, the number one maker of solar cells in the world, plans to increase production of thin-film silicon solar cells over the next year at one of its plants located in the Nara Prefecture,...

Bright Future Predicted for Solar Power

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The United States of America, which depends heavily on foreign imported oil to satisfy it's energy demands, may have found an alternative in the form of solar power: a report released today has suggested that...

California to build 'world's largest' solar farm

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By 2011, near Fresno, California, San Francisco-based Cleantech America LLC plans to build the world's largest solar power plant: 640 acres to fit the 80-megawatt farm, seven times the size of the world's biggest plant...

Solar flares blamed for dropped cellphone calls

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Solar flares, fiery geysers that erupt on the sun's surface, have been known to interrupt radio and television signals from satellites, but now a team of researchers, led by Queen's University professor David Thomson in...

Solar Jacket Charges Gadgets on the Run

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At a fashion show in Florence, Italian fashion company Ermenegildo Zegna Holditalia SpA showed off the Solar JKT, an outdoor jacket lined with integrated wearable electronics developed by Germany's Interactive Wear AG and Innovative Solarprodukte...

Wal-Mart in major solar power push

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Wal-Mart has announced what it called "a pilot" solar power project consisting of solar power arrays installed on 22 of its stores and warehouses in Hawaii and California that will generate up to 20 million...

Africa starts to tap solar energy for IT

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Governments and development organizations in Eastern and Southern Africa are starting to adopt solar energy to bolster energy resources for Information and Communication Technology in rural areas. The e-school project in Africa is already using...

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