Tag: solar panel

Rob Goodier

Sunzilla’s open-source, portable, do-it-yourself solar generator

December 29, 2015

Sunzilla travels as a box that fits on a standard shipping pallet. When it’s time to go to work,...

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Promising Prototypes of 2015

We polled our community of experts for this list of 14 of the year’s interesting prototypes. Advisers to our Solutions...

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Modular solar micro-grids light off-grid homes

November 7, 2015

Samuel Egbu used to pay 50 naira (US $0.32) to charge his phone battery in Umuagwu, a village in...

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Rob Goodier

Metered Micro Grids in India: Five Questions with Yashraj Khaitan

February 25, 2015

Residents of 18 villages in rural India pay for solar electricity the same way that they pay for cell...

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Solar Home Systems in Off-Grid Thailand: Five Questions with Salinee Tavaranan

June 22, 2013

Salinee Tavaranan heads a new kind of solar company that supplies a full-service package to communities on Thailand’s border...

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Green roofs boost solar panel efficiency

June 19, 2012

If anyone is keeping score, machines might have beat plants at their own game. By at least one measure,...

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A plan in need of a donor: Solar laptop charging stations for Haitian schools

April 1, 2011

Update 8/2/2011: The students raised $25,000, enough money to outfit one of the Hatian schools with solar-powered laptop charging stations,...

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