Tag: portable solar

Rob Goodier

A new fold-up solar panel joins the field of notable global development crossover devices

May 8, 2014

Wall sockets don’t need a eulogy, yet, but Harold Tan is already talking about them in the past tense....

Rob Goodier

Solar LEDs replace kerosene and lower household expenses in Haiti

February 1, 2014

Haitians see better health and lower costs when they use the “Luci” solar LED lamp, a new survey has...

Rob Goodier

Sunblazer Solar Trailers could electrify 7 million homes by 2020

November 1, 2012

Today, nearly 4000 Haitians power their lights and electronics devices from 15 solar power stations in trailers, and millions...

Rob Goodier

Solar textiles: An interview with Sheila Kennedy

July 28, 2012

The head of a program that is equipping off-grid communities with solar power-generating textiles suggested that the technology might represent...

Rob Goodier

Portable Light’s solar textiles generate mobile power off the grid

July 26, 2012

Like most good ideas, making solar power wearable is a solution that seems obvious in hindsight. With flexible thin-film...

Rob Goodier

10 things you can do with sunlight

December 28, 2011

Sunlight: it’s not just for charging calculators anymore. In off-grid communities and developing countries, people have found inventive ways...


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