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The Solaris Sun Shade is a solar-powered umbrella concept that provides shade while powering a laptop and other gadgets - using solar energy to create new work and leisure spaces with the sun. Designed by José Vicente, the system is equipped with photovoltaic panels that allow users to charge their electronics with clean, renewable energy from the sun while sitting at a beach, park or outdoor cafe.

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from TreeHugger

Solar Forest Keeps Cars Cool And Juiced

A "solar forest" designed to charge electric cars with solar panels that follow the sun, and keep the cars below cool and shady. Genius.

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from TreeHugger

Solar Forest Keeps Cars Cool And Juiced

Selena: -Very unique idea for a parking lot -Electric vehicles can get clean renewable energy to recharge -Very eco-friendly -Canopy provides lots of shade -Solar panels follow the sun through the day for maximum efficiency -May not have any use during winter because of the snow and lack of sun

from Pure Living for Life

Stupid-Easy Portable Solar Panels for RV, Off Grid, Boondocking & Camping

Getting started with solar power can be complicated but it doesn’t have to be. Use this guide for getting started saving money on your energy usage while not losing your shirt or breaking the bank! Great for RV, boondocking, off grid, or even camping!

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from Business Insider

Transparent solar cells could turn your windows into power sources

A Michigan State University research team has finally created a truly transparent solar panel — a breakthrough that could soon usher in a world where windows, panes of glass, and even entire buildings could be used to generate solar energy. .transparent solar cell

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from the Guardian

High-speed train gets green boost from two miles of solar panels

AMAZING!!! Solar Tunnel in Europe - Railway structure used to Generate Green Energy - via Sustainable Man........... How many millions of acres has the United States devoted to interstate medians, that are currently used to grow weeds?

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"Convert Your Home to Solar Energy" covers planning, installing, operating and maintaining a residential solar energy system, as well as all the relevant solar technologies, including solar space and water heating, photovoltaic electricity and secondary uses such as pool heating. Read an excerpt from "Convert Your Home to Solar Energy" on active solar space heating systems for the home.

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'Transparent Solar Panel' "Researchers at Michigan State University have created a solar panel that resembles typical glass, which can be placed on top of a window to collect solar energy, while still providing an unobstructed view. Called a transparent luminescent solar concentrator, the panel uses organic molecules made to absorb invisible wavelengths of light, such as ultraviolet and near infrared light." by KEVIN OHANNESSIAN techtimes.com

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