Posts Categorized: solar power

Solar-powered thermal batteries release heat on demand

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.

Solar garden robot waters plants and scares pests away

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.

Top 10 Health and Wellbeing Innovations 2017

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.

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.

Foldable and portable, boat can sail, kayak or run on solar

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.

Connected sign and bench provide local news

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.

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.