Posts by tag: solar

Electric Cars July 9, 2021 posted by

Lightyear One – solar car travels 710 kms (440 miles) on single 60kWh charge

Dutch electric car maker Lightyear has passed another milestone this week, with the announcement of a test run which completed 710 kilometres (440 miles) at a speed of 85 km per hour. The Lightyear One vehicle has long been marketed as a super efficient EV and this latest coup proves the point. The car features embedded solar panels, super efficient electric in-wheel motors and a bunch of other software and hardware enhancements focused on maximising the vehicle’s range. The results…

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Lightyear One – solar car travels 710 kms (440 miles) on single 60kWh charge
Eco Friendly May 25, 2021 posted by

Maxeon Air 330 – these flexible solar panels are a game changer

Solar technology is a revolution happening in slow motion. You forget about them, then all of sudden you realise that some very cool stuff is happening. Take these Maxeon Air 330 flexible solar panels for example. They’re not just bendy, but designed to be fitted to roofs without frames. This is a. big. deal. for solar in general. What most people don’t realise is that most of the cost of installing solar comes from the installation nowadays. The actual panels…

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Maxeon Air 330 – these flexible solar panels are a game changer
Eco Friendly October 6, 2010 posted by

The collapsable portable solar powered lamp

We’ve all seen and heard about solar powered lights. How about a Collapsible and Portable Solar Powered Lamp? This concept light couldn’t be cuter – or more portable! Designed by Swedish designer Jesper Jonsson, was designed for multiple uses. Take it outdoors, use it as mood lighting or use a bunch of them to light up your backyard barbeque. You can hang it on its strap that attaches to it by magnets, which let you place it all kinds of…

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The collapsable portable solar powered lamp