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Geobulb gives 60W of brightness at only 8W!

Here’s a $120 Geobulb that uses 8W of power but can replace all your 60W lights.

The first 60-watt direct replacement, Premium Quality High Brightness (PQ-HB) bulb that uses less than 8 watts. The GeoBulb is the same size as a conventional incandescent bulb suitable for direct replacement in any indoor open fixture. It puts out more light than a standard 60-watt bulb but uses less than 8 watts. LED bulbs last 3 years of continuous use o

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USB Solar Charger for all your Gadgets!

Here’s a cool USB solar charger for all your gadgets.

The solar mobile charger is the device of the transferring the sun light power into electrical power, it is working as: the solar panel transfer the sun energy into electrical energy which is stored in the built in 1500mAh Lithium battery, the stored power is then exported to mobile phone, digital, MP3, MP4 and other digital products, of which the process is done by the control circuit, and the different

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Wind and Solar Power Tent!

Here’s a cool tent that can power your gadgets through its wind turbine and solar panels at the top of the tent.

Although this concept looks to be for commercial use right now, they should really make a mini-version for consumers like me who take their tent to the beach. Perhaps some bigger, lighter solar panels covering the whole 1/3 of the tent might be good for solar beach laptoping.

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32.2 Watt Folding Solar Panels!

Here’s another nice folding solar panels for your laptop and other gadgets.

Ruggedized blue nylon folding solar panel. Designed for the most demanding conditions. This is our most popular panel, 32W of honest output in full sun. This panel provides solar “heavy lifting” under rugged conditions. You can rely upon this panel. 18 to 20VDC open circuit voltage. Current 2.3A full sun. Cigarette socket connector.

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Portable Solar Charger!

Here’s another cool little portable solar charger for your cellphones and small gadgets.

This totally convenient portable solar power supply can be used with cell phones, portable radios, and digital cameras. Because its lightweight and compact its ideal for use when traveling on business or pleasure, camping or hiking. Available in graphite or titanium finish.

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Solar Panel Briefcase!

Here’s a good idea for portable solar power cells.

The Metal briefcase consist of two main parts: The top cover integrates solar panel, while the base includes Li-ion batteries and chargers.

The briefcase will make its way to North America in the third quarter of this year (late summer). The price of the briefcase, which will provide juice for up to 75 watts is $1499.

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Hot Water with Sun Tracker’s Solar Powered Panels!

Wow, check out this modded solar powered panels that “track” the sun and provide your house with nice hot water. (Videos after the jump!)

The site seems to be in Russian but it looks like it’s even hooked up to update information in real-time to the visitors.

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEPA4Y1sq8E

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbaNkXtT9LU

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Folding Solar Charger for 12V DC devices!

Here’s a nice array of solar cells that can power any 12V DC device (That’s anything with a car adaptor too).

A stylish charger that´s small enough to slip in a cargo trouser pocket or glove compartment, but opens up into a powerful portable solar panel with near universal connectivity. Suitable for charging handheld devices and rechargeable batteries, small 12V accessories, and 12V vehicle batteries. Ideal for expeditions, gap year travel, outdoor photographers and emergency kits.

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Organic Thin-Film Solar Cell Leaves!

Organic thin film solar cell leaves…  Wow, you could build a whole tree with these!

A Japanese institute and firms prototyped a foliage plant-like solar cell module by using organic thin-film solar cells.

A leaf-like module featuring bright green solar cells was developed by National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Mitsubishi Corp and Tokki Corp.

The organic thin-film solar cell consists of a plastic substrate, phthalocyanine layer, fullerene layer and so forth. And eight 7.5cm2 solar cel

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DIY Solar Lawn Mower

Here’s another cool lookin’ solar lawn mower!

this Instructable will show you how to mow you’re grass using solar power to charge the mowers batteries

via instructables

Related:

Solar Lawnmower and Mopbot

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