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Glass Sphere Betaray Concentrates Solar and Lunar Energy

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The glass sphere that was a finalist at the World Technology Network Award of 2013  by German designer Andre Broessel at Rawlemon is now seen as one of the most promising advances in solar energy.

At that time, he had submitted the design for a “spherical sun-tracking solar energy-generating globe“.

Looking a lot like a fabulously massive clear glass marble mounted into an equally massive steel frame, his design was for a concentrating device capable of harvesting enormous quantities of energy when compared to dual-axis photovoltaic cells.Continue reading

Top 3 Coolest Solar Gadgets To Back On Kickstarter

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If you’re looking for a way to support innovations in solar technology and get your hands on the very latest in trendsetting solar gadgets, Kickstarter is a great place to start.

Depending on how much you’re willing to invest, there are sometimes some great perks to supporting solar gadgets at the ground level, including being one of the very first people in the world to show off a new technology.

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Brighten Up With WakaWaka Solar Flashlight


The WakaWaka flashlight and solar chargers harness photovoltaic technology to bring the sun’s power into dark places.

WakaWaka is a social impact company whose solar-powered products were initially funded by a successful Kickstarter campaign. Their flashlights and chargers are now in production and available for purchase, and their “buy one, give one” program brings thousands of hours of light and power to communities in need.

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Your Cell Can Get a Solar Charge at this Smart Bench


Now your mobile devices could get a solar charge on the go for a new and sustainable city life.

Belgrade-based architect Miloš Milivojević of Strawberry energy has invented the perfect on-the-go charging in the city for everybody’s cell phones and assorted mobile devices like tablets, MP3 players, and other devices.

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