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Solar-powered tent keeps electric vehicles while parked

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Electric vehicles and solar power go well together and a lot of owners of Evs also equip their houses with solar panels so they can charge their cars with electricity coming from a very eco-friendly source. That is not always the case for every green car owner who charge up at home but it will [...]

Modern Living: Of electric cars and solar panels

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Electric cars are a lot cheaper to operate compared to gasoline cars. That is a fact that a lot of people will accept, but you also need to remember that when you plug something into that outlet, you need to pay for the electricity you use. Just like how the price of gas behaves, electricity [...]

Classic 2000GT by Toyota reborn as Solar EV [with video]

Friday, January 27th, 2012

During the recent Future Car Challenge in Britain, all praises were for the E Type Jaguar which was rid of the straight six powerplant and loaded with an electric motor running on lithium ion battery pack. Now another beautiful classic, the 2000GT coupe of Japanese carmaker Toyota was reborn thru what is called the Crazy [...]

SunPods based in California launches Plug-n-Play charging station for EVs

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

SunPods based in San Jose, California recently unveiled the world’s first EV charging station that depends on solar power. The factory built charging stion called SP-300 Plug n Go tips the scales at around 3,000 pounds and measures 10×20 feet. The EV charging station makes use of 12 solar panels for every module 2.4kW module. [...]

Solar Powered Cars

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

Cars that run on fossil fuels are still standard, but many would like to replace those diesel or gas engines with alternative fuels. One promising possibility is to develop solar powered cars. Although this is not yet a reality, prototypes have been built and proven to be functional and now many researchers are trying to [...]

Why aren’t we all driving on sunlight?

Saturday, April 25th, 2009

This video is so wrong. Sir, people who are serious about solar powered cars know one thing: a driving range of 40 miles is NOT sufficient for anyone. We need REAL solar powered cars, and we need them soon if we REALLY want to make a difference.

The Solar Stik: Portable Solar Power Generation, If You Can Afford It

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

It may not come cheap, but the Solar Stik offer one more option for portable solar power and one which its makers claim can be a replacement for fossil fuel-powered generators. Solar Stik says its systems are ideal for recreational, … Read More

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