Solar-powered “hydropanels” on a roof turn moisture into drinkable water
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Researchers have been inspired by geckos’ feet to develop a liquid crystalline elastomer material that bends in set directions in response to heat and light.
A magazine has developed a low-tech website that uses only solar power.
Sensor devices help prevent illegal deforestation by monitoring the acoustics of the rainforests.
Using a phase change polymer, researchers have developed a thermal battery that helps solve the age-old problem of how to store heat from the sun.
A solar plant under construction in Australia uses molten salt to both collect and store energy for electricity generation
With a smart, 360-degree swivel camera connected to wifi and a water source, the garden robot helps growers prevent waste, use water carefully and scares off pests.
A new method integrates flexible solar cells into canvas fabric, bringing solar power to a wider range of uses.
An innovative energy concept designed in Sweden can be applied to both new and existing structures.
A deal between Egypt and South Korea aims at building a massive farming complex using sustainable technologies.
We’ve picked out our top ten Health & Wellbeing articles from the last 6 months on Springwise, designed to provide entrepreneurs with plenty of fresh inspiration for the future.
German non-profit social cause URIDU has developed a solar powered MP3 player that’s being given out to illiterate women in East Africa to educate on health and life skills.
Smart sensors improve safety on one of India’s most dangerous and deadly highways through sensor technology.
A partnership between MIT and Berkeley researchers, a new solar-powered device is able to harvest water from air by changing vapor into drinkable liquid.
Taiwain’s pioneering design company dedicated to upcycling waste, Miniwiz, has created a mobile recycling machine that turns plastics into indoor/outdoor tiles.
Montenegro-based HYPAR Smart Boat is a modular, portable, sustainable boat design that can be used in three ways, as well as carried as a backpack.
University of Glasgow researchers have developed a solar-powered synthetic skin using wonder material graphene that could improve robotics and prosthetics.
Boston is furthering its credentials as an eco and visitor friendly city with the Soofa sign and bench. Both are solar powered, and provide e-ink information.
Arcadia Power has created a service that allows those typically barred from installing solar panels to invest in green energy.