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The Skysphere Is the Ultimate DIY, Solar-Powered, Smart Treehouse Slash Man Cave
The Skysphere Is the Ultimate DIY, Solar-Powered, Smart Treehouse Slash Man Cave

22 Oct 2022, 09:14 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Jono Williams wanted to design and build a futuristic treehouse that stood out, set out on the project without proper skills and a limited budget

 
Escape the Concrete Jungle With This Off-Grid Floating Home in the Middle of Nowhere
Escape the Concrete Jungle With This Off-Grid Floating Home in the Middle of Nowhere

30 Sep 2022, 14:37 UTC · By: Angela Balaciu / This house on water has everything you need and more, including three boats that can take you anywhere around, and a greenhouse

 
Sono Motors Already Earned €40 Million From Buyers Without Delivering a Single Sion
Sono Motors Already Earned €40 Million From Buyers Without Delivering a Single Sion

5 Sep 2022, 08:16 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / The last time we checked, Tesla had received 1.5 million reservations for the Cybertruck. At $100 a pop, that has made the company earn $150 million without del

 
Solar Panels Across Canals: California Pilot Project Could Power Millions of Homes
Solar Panels Across Canals: California Pilot Project Could Power Millions of Homes

28 Aug 2022, 13:10 UTC · By: Alexandru Boghiu / If all 4,000 miles of California’s canals were covered with solar panels, that could produce 13 gigawatts of renewable power, enough for 9.75 million households

 
NASA to Plant Vertical Solar Panels on the Moon, Pays Millions for Research
NASA to Plant Vertical Solar Panels on the Moon, Pays Millions for Research

25 Aug 2022, 09:55 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA selected Astrobotic Technology, Honeybee Robotics, and Lockheed Martin to develop vertical solar panels for use on the Moon

 
Italian-Made SmartEBike With Solar Panels on the Roof Wants to Change the Street Food Game
Italian-Made SmartEBike With Solar Panels on the Roof Wants to Change the Street Food Game

7 Aug 2022, 11:00 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / The street food vehicle industry is going greener with the Italian-made SmartEbike cargo wheeler with incorporated photovoltaic panels on the roof

 
Watch ESA’s EarthCARE Satellite Spread Its 11-Foot Solar Wing
Watch ESA’s EarthCARE Satellite Spread Its 11-Foot Solar Wing

21 Jul 2022, 20:11 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / ESA's EarthCARE satellite successfully stretched its 11-foot solar wing. Several vibration and thermal-vacuum tests are expected to follow before its launch

 
Electric Jaguar and Land Rover Models Get Fresh Chargers From Andersen EV
Electric Jaguar and Land Rover Models Get Fresh Chargers From Andersen EV

10 Jul 2022, 07:11 UTC · By: Alexandru Boghiu / Fast charging AND good looks? Andersen EV’s A2 charging unit is here to deliver both. Owners get 96 color/finish combos and bragging rights.

 
TC Tiny Power Plant Is a Battery-Packed Solar Trailer Built To Survive Intense Bushfires
TC Tiny Power Plant Is a Battery-Packed Solar Trailer Built To Survive Intense Bushfires

6 Jun 2022, 12:28 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / TC Tiny's Power Plant is a portable off-grid, bushfire-resistant power supply packed with solar panels, batteries, and a 5000W inverter.

 
Lightyear One In Production Guise Will Have Its World Premiere on June 9
Lightyear One In Production Guise Will Have Its World Premiere on June 9

1 Jun 2022, 18:19 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / The ultra-efficient solar EV now states even better numbers than the prototype achieved: 725 kilometers (450 miles) with a 60-kWh battery pack

 
The Company Behind the Sion SEV Is Also Working on a Solar-Powered Refrigerated Trailer
The Company Behind the Sion SEV Is Also Working on a Solar-Powered Refrigerated Trailer

1 Jun 2022, 12:13 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / Sono Motors teamed up with refrigerated trailers specialist Chereau to build the first solar trailer. It will be covered by 634 sq. ft. of solar panels.

 
1993 Honda City EV Conversion Paid for Itself, Was Built by a Granny
1993 Honda City EV Conversion Paid for Itself, Was Built by a Granny

29 May 2022, 10:49 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Years ago, a woman in New Zealand took "built not bought" to a new level, and she converted a wrecked car into an EV herself. It runs off the grid, by the way

 
Elon Musk Wins Controversial SolarCity Trial: Judge Rules Tesla Paid a Fair Price for It
Elon Musk Wins Controversial SolarCity Trial: Judge Rules Tesla Paid a Fair Price for It

28 Apr 2022, 09:29 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / However, the judge recognized that “Elon was more involved in the process than a conflicted fiduciary should be.” The decision can still be appealed

 
Sunreef Releases First Images of Its Solar-Electric 80 Eco Catamaran Cruising in Dubai
Sunreef Releases First Images of Its Solar-Electric 80 Eco Catamaran Cruising in Dubai

25 Mar 2022, 14:44 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / Sunreef Yachts reveals the first pictures of its recently delivered solar-powered Sunreef 80 Eco, touted as the most advanced sustainable luxury catamaran

 
Abandoned Tesla Model 3 in Ukraine Gets Bashed on Twitter But Is That Correct?
Abandoned Tesla Model 3 in Ukraine Gets Bashed on Twitter But Is That Correct?

21 Mar 2022, 13:45 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / The tweet author claims that there is no way to get electricity when the grid is down, while gasoline or diesel is always around. Those are false premises

 
Psyche Spacecraft Gears Up for Historical Journey, Gets Massive Solar Arrays
Psyche Spacecraft Gears Up for Historical Journey, Gets Massive Solar Arrays

7 Mar 2022, 21:14 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / NASA's Psyche spacecraft has received its massive solar arrays that will help it reach a mysterious metal-rich asteroid located between Mars and Jupiter

 
A Clever But Simple Trick Helps Solar Panels Exceed Their Maximum Theoretical Efficiency
A Clever But Simple Trick Helps Solar Panels Exceed Their Maximum Theoretical Efficiency

27 Feb 2022, 11:23 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Scientists calculated that the maximum theoretical efficiency of a photovoltaic panel is 30%, but a breakthrough discovery pushes this to more than 35%

 
Durable, Solar-Powered Catamaran Wants to Be the Ford Model T of Water Transport
Durable, Solar-Powered Catamaran Wants to Be the Ford Model T of Water Transport

26 Feb 2022, 14:00 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / Kreatif Design’s solar-powered catamaran wants to revolutionize water transport through its affordability, durability, and sustainable design.

 
Tesla Solar Installation Left This Model X Owner Without a Roof
Tesla Solar Installation Left This Model X Owner Without a Roof

14 Jan 2022, 20:36 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / A woman in Northern California bought the Tesla Solar panels because she wanted a big company that could service the products if something went wrong. Really

 
Sunreef Launches First 80 Eco Luxury Catamaran, Fully Electric and Covered in Solar Panels
Sunreef Launches First 80 Eco Luxury Catamaran, Fully Electric and Covered in Solar Panels

11 Jan 2022, 21:09 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / Sunreef Yachts launched the first luxury catamaran in its 80 Eco series. It is a fully autonomous, all-electric vessel covered in solar panels.