Tag: solar

Transparent Solar Cells Realized

To our knowledge, this is the first fully-transparent solar-cell. Now, scientific researcher Richard Lunt believes that transparent solar-panels will be able to take a strong position within the solar energy market. It sounds paradoxical. If PV panels are transparent, then…


Solar-powered Safari Lodge

If one could get to the Okavango Delta to check out the rich wildlife, one might think of staying at Sandibe Okavango. This sustainable lodge in the safari of Botswana has developed an almost negligible environmental footprint. Its designers Michaelis…


Glow-In-The-Dark, Smog-eating Concrete

Barcelona will soon be freshening-up its Sarajevo Bridge. The refurbishment of the bridge will offer the opportunity for the city to use smog-eating concrete, green walls, and solar-powered paving (with glow-in-the-dark LEDs)! The infrastructural refurbishment, designed by the Spanish architecture…



Aviation has been making some amazing advances recently. Many dynamic concepts start off as futuristic designs that look more like sci-fi aircraft than connected to reality. Now, Oscar Viñals a Spanish designer (and avid aviation enthusiast) has visualized a new…


RAVPower 15W

There’s definitely a competitive market when it comes to solar chargers. We think that there’s something a little bit special about RAVPower. They’ve developed a low-cost folding 15W solar charger that is very affordable when compared to other similar specs….


WAACS: Energy On The Go!

The Rotterdam-based design and consultancy studio ‘WAACS’ has created a ‘rollable solar charger’. This charger allows you to take advantage of green energy ‘on-the-go’. The device looks like a hybrid between an ancient papyrus roll and modern-day innovative, solar-cell technology….

Way To GoSUN

The GoSun is truly remarkable. It is a ‘fuel-free’ cooking solution that whilst safely sizzling up to 550°F, can cook a meal in only 20 minutes. It is a cooker that uses an evacuated tube (much like a thermos) to…

HeHe Vision

The French design studio ‘hehe’ has a vision for a series of artistic interventions within their capital Paris. The ‘train project’ is a speculative investigation into the culture and History of transportation. What is proposed is personal rail travel created…

UGE Lighting Solutions 2


PingQuan, situated in the Hebei province of China is being helped to take advantage of its wind currents. It is here that 120 solar and wind-powered streetlights have been installed by Urban Green Energy Inc. Rather than being attached to…


CSEM/UAE is a joint venture company between the Swiss Research Center CSEM, the Ras Al Khaimah Government and RAKIA, an Investment Authority founded by H.H. Sheikh Saqr Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah. Together they have envisioned…