Posts Categorized: solar energy

China builds giant air purification tower

Situated in the northern city Xian, a 328-foot-tall tower has noticeably improved air quality within an area of 10 square kilometres.

Insect eyes inspire structure of new solar panel cell

Scientists from Stanford University used creepy crawlies to help develop solar cells with a fragile photovoltaic material.

Tiny travelling bookstore set to visit bookworms across France

The miniature outlet-on-wheels even has a moveable ladder to reach books and gain access to living quarters.

Handheld device transforms dirty air into energy

Researchers at the University of Antwerp compare the handheld device’s green ability to that of solar panels.

Solar-powered recycling machine easily transported

Taiwain’s pioneering design company dedicated to upcycling waste, Miniwiz, has created a mobile recycling machine that turns plastics into indoor/outdoor tiles.

Top 10 Eco & Sustainability Innovations 2017

We’ve picked out our top ten Eco & Sustainability articles from the last 12 months on Springwise, designed to provide entrepreneurs with plenty of fresh inspiration for the future.

3D printed, smart, modular home is fully powered by solar

PassivDom is a Ukrainian startup that has designed a fully autonomous house, requiring no plumbing or pipes and that generates its own electricity and power.

Solar-powered mobile bank available for Nigerians

Nigeria’s Wema Bank Plc recently introduced its Wema Bank on Wheels to provide regular branch and ATM services to customers anywhere in the country.

Solar energy for serial renters

Arcadia Power has created a service that allows those typically barred from installing solar panels to invest in green energy.