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Thin-Film Solar Cell Modules

by Johan on February 26, 2009

Thin-Film Solar Cell Modules

Konarka has successfully developed a range of organic thin-film solar cell modules which are flexible enough to be attached to a bag and used as a power source of an electronic paper. These solar panel modules are exhibited at the 2nd International Photovoltaic Power Generation Expo (PV EXPO 2009). The energy conversion efficiency of these super thin solar cells stand at 4% currently within a building. Translucent solar cells are also available from Konarka, and having these on our ceilings and windows will definitely revolutionize the power industry. [TechOn]

Motorola’s First Green Mobile Phone Released

by Johan on February 4, 2009

Motorola MOTO Renew W233 Released

Still remember the Motorola MOTO W233 Renew that we mentioned last month? The phone is now available at T-Mobile for $9.99 with a two-year service agreement. As a reminder, the Motorola MOTO W233 Renew is touted as the first mobile phone that was made using recycled water bottle plastics. The phone has a superior battery life with up to nine hours of talk time and up to 18 days of standby time. In addition, the GSM phone packaging and included in-box materials are printed on 100 percent post-consumer recycled paper. Other features include optional 2GB removable memory, WAP Browser, mini USB, and 128 x 128 65K 1.6 inch CSTN display. [Slashphone via Upcoming Cell Phones]

PowerGenix Quantaray Super Z Battery

by Johan on December 16, 2008

PowerGenix Quantaray Super Z Battery

Here is the new rechargeable battery from PowerGenix. The Quantaray Super Z is a Nickel-Zinc (NiZn) AA battery that is able to hold 30% more voltage compared to other rechargeable battery and is 100% non-toxic. Sadly, there is no word on pricing or availability. [Engadget]

Green Hybrid Solar Flashlight

by Johan on December 10, 2008

Green Hybrid Solar Flashlight

We know that most of flashlight rely on battery power. The Hybrid Solar Light flashlight comes with a solar panel that converts solar energy into battery power. The flashlight also boasts 40 lumens of brightness and is water-resistant up to 80 feet. [SlipperyBrick]

Go Green With Moixa USB Rechargeable Batteries

by Jeremiah on November 8, 2008

Want to save the world this Christmas?  You can contribute by not buying anymore environmentally hazardous alkaline batteries and start buying these environmentally friendly USB rechargeable batteries from Moixa.  Details after the jump.  Go green go! Read more