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XSOL – Portable solar-powered generator – power yourself outdoors during camping and other activities

Another cool product we saw at Smart Grid Expo in Tokyo (Smart Energy Week 2013) was this portable solar-powered generator – ECO1800SJ – by Japanese solar company, XSOL. Simple in concept, but really useful for the right si[...]
XSOL – Portable solar-powered generator – power yourself outdoors during camping and other activities
XSOL – Portable solar-powered generator – power yourself outdoors during camping and other activitiesXSOL – Portable solar-powered generator – power yourself outdoors during camping and other activitiesXSOL – Portable solar-powered generator – power yourself outdoors during camping and other activitiesXSOL – Portable solar-powered generator – power yourself outdoors during camping and other activities

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World Smart Energy Week 2013 – International Smart Grid Expo in Tokyo

We just got back from the kickoff of Smart Energy Week 2013 at Tokyo Big Sight – a sprawling expo covering the East and West wings of the massive building. On one side was the Photovoltaic Power Generation Expo (PV Expo 2013), on[...]
World Smart Energy Week 2013 – International Smart Grid Expo in Tokyo
World Smart Energy Week 2013 – International Smart Grid Expo in TokyoWorld Smart Energy Week 2013 – International Smart Grid Expo in TokyoWorld Smart Energy Week 2013 – International Smart Grid Expo in TokyoWorld Smart Energy Week 2013 – International Smart Grid Expo in TokyoWorld Smart Energy Week 2013 – International Smart Grid Expo in Tokyo

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SEIKO – Astron GPS Solar watch – SAST015/SAST017/SAST019

Precise GPS time-keeping, that automatically adjusts to your time zone. By developing a low-energy-consumption GPS receiver, Seiko has been able to create a watch that connects to the GPS network and uses it to identify both time of da[...]
SEIKO – Astron GPS Solar watch – SAST015/SAST017/SAST019
SEIKO – Astron GPS Solar watch – SAST015/SAST017/SAST019SEIKO – Astron GPS Solar watch – SAST015/SAST017/SAST019

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Honda Signs E-KIZUNA Project (Honda Smart Home System) Agreement with City of Saitama

Honda announced yesterday that they finally signed an agreement with the City of Saitama in Japan for the cooperation in Co2 reduction testing with Honda’s Mart Home System. This agreement will fist allow a really test drive of the usa[...]
Honda Signs E-KIZUNA Project (Honda Smart Home System) Agreement with City of Saitama

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Japan is planning to cover all its new Building with Solar Panels

According to AFP, Japan official are considering to actively enforce the installation of Solar Panels on every new structures in Japan either Houses or New building by 2030. While we did not hear anything official yet on this matter, t[...]
Japan is planning to cover all its new Building with Solar Panels

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[Eco Product 2010] Casio Solar powered Watches

Solar powered watches are not something new, but we have to admit that Casio is a leader in this field with outstanding products available through its G-Shock and Oceanus series. At ECO PRODUCT 2010, Casio had a nice little booth where[...]
[Eco Product 2010] Casio Solar powered Watches
[Eco Product 2010] Casio Solar powered Watches[Eco Product 2010] Casio Solar powered Watches[Eco Product 2010] Casio Solar powered Watches[Eco Product 2010] Casio Solar powered Watches[Eco Product 2010] Casio Solar powered Watches

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Sanyo’s “Hit” solar cell achieves world’s highest conversion efficiency

Today in Tokyo Sanyo, one of the leaders in photovoltaic technologies, announced the future mass-production of its record-breaking solar cell named Hit. Boasting an energy conversion rate of 21.6%, it is now the most efficient solar ce[...]
Sanyo’s “Hit” solar cell achieves world’s highest conversion efficiency
Sanyo’s “Hit” solar cell achieves world’s highest conversion efficiency

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UNDP and Sanyo’s Humanitarian Commercialism

On TV a few days ago was mention of a United Nations Development Programme project in conjunction with Sanyo Electric to develop new products for third-world societies. At the fourth Tokyo International Conference on African Developmen[...]
UNDP and Sanyo’s Humanitarian Commercialism
UNDP and Sanyo’s Humanitarian CommercialismUNDP and Sanyo’s Humanitarian Commercialism

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Solar Strap Concept for DSLR cameras

The concept sounds brilliant! Equipped with thin solar panels and a DC plug, this strap has been designed by Weng Jie and allows you to charge your DSLR’s battery while on-the-move relieving you off the burden of carrying batteri[...]
Solar Strap Concept for DSLR cameras

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Greendix crafted World’s First Solar Football with Solar panels

Greendix, a Taiwan-based custom shape solar-panels supplier, showed what they can achieve with solar panels using their technology to come up with an un-conventional product: a solar football. Recently unveiled at the most relevant of [...]
Greendix crafted World’s First Solar Football with Solar panels

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Toshiba’s “Charge Grid” System for EVs allows efficient charging

Introduced at  Smart Grid Exhibition 2010 (June 16-18) in Tokyo, Toshiba’s “Charge Grid” system consists of a Rechargeable Li-Ion battery, Rapid Charger and Bidirectional Inverter. The system also requires Photovoltai[...]
Toshiba’s “Charge Grid” System for EVs allows efficient charging

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LG Electronics intros the first Solar Hybrid Air conditioner

LG Electronics announced yesterday in Korea, the launch of the first eco-friendly solar hybrid air conditioner. Using the solar energy to power the air conditioner via solar cell module attached to the top the outdoor unit, it will pro[...]
LG Electronics intros the first Solar Hybrid Air conditioner
LG Electronics intros the first Solar Hybrid Air conditionerLG Electronics intros the first Solar Hybrid Air conditionerLG Electronics intros the first Solar Hybrid Air conditioner

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Eton Soulra: Solar powered, Rugged Speaker-Dock for iPod/iPhone

The summer season arrived..the beach..sea, sun, sand and of course music! Soulra may be what you have been looking for with its splash-proof rugged body, solar powered charging dock, and speaker functions for your iPod and iPhone. Comi[...]
Eton Soulra: Solar powered, Rugged Speaker-Dock for iPod/iPhone
Eton Soulra: Solar powered, Rugged Speaker-Dock for iPod/iPhone

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HP solar-powered flexible plastic displays to be used in wrist-PCs

Dubbed as “Dick Tracy” watch, the next-generation HP wristwatches (wrist-PCs) will be supplied for US-military use. Since the screen will be of flexible plastic it is considered to be more resistant in tough environments. T[...]
HP solar-powered flexible plastic displays to be used in wrist-PCs
HP solar-powered flexible plastic displays to be used in wrist-PCs

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[Hands-On] Sharp new Solar Phone SH007 gives you twice as much juice on the Go.

Last May, KDDI introduced the Solar Phone SH002, a phone capable to charge itself thanks to its solar panel. Today, 1 year later Sharp and KDDI announced the SH007, the 2nd generation of Solar phone now capable to get twice as much jui[...]
[Hands-On] Sharp new Solar Phone SH007 gives you twice as much juice on the Go.
[Hands-On] Sharp new Solar Phone SH007 gives you twice as much juice on the Go.[Hands-On] Sharp new Solar Phone SH007 gives you twice as much juice on the Go.[Hands-On] Sharp new Solar Phone SH007 gives you twice as much juice on the Go.[Hands-On] Sharp new Solar Phone SH007 gives you twice as much juice on the Go.[Hands-On] Sharp new Solar Phone SH007 gives you twice as much juice on the Go.

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3 portable batteries with solar mode from Green-House

Green-House just unleash 3 new portable batteries mainly designed for Japanese mobile phones and their proprietary connectors, that’s however includes both the iPod/iPhone one and a mini USB. Depending of your model of choice you will [...]
3 portable batteries with solar mode from Green-House
3 portable batteries with solar mode from Green-House3 portable batteries with solar mode from Green-House3 portable batteries with solar mode from Green-House

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[Video] Sanyo completes installation of Setagaya Solar Parking

Back in March 2009, Sanyo launched a new line-up of Eneloop Electric back alongside its first Solar Parking for Electric bike, and today, just a few minutes from where I live, Sanyo inaugurate another Solar Parking as well as providing[...]
[Video] Sanyo completes installation of Setagaya Solar Parking
[Video] Sanyo completes installation of Setagaya Solar Parking[Video] Sanyo completes installation of Setagaya Solar Parking[Video] Sanyo completes installation of Setagaya Solar Parking[Video] Sanyo completes installation of Setagaya Solar Parking[Video] Sanyo completes installation of Setagaya Solar Parking

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Thanko Hybrid Mobile Phone Charger

Operating both as solar and dynamo charger, this device also features a diminutive size only W70 × H70 × D29mm and 3 LED lights on the side. It comes with an 18 cm pull type cable for dynamo charge and a separate 30 cm cable for solar [...]
Thanko Hybrid Mobile Phone Charger
Thanko Hybrid Mobile Phone ChargerThanko Hybrid Mobile Phone ChargerThanko Hybrid Mobile Phone ChargerThanko Hybrid Mobile Phone ChargerThanko Hybrid Mobile Phone Charger

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Landport is proud to offer Japan’s First Solar Powered Active Speakers

How about some solar sound to cheer your soul up? These black and white speakers are built just to do that…to cheer you up with the power of sunlight…Their lithium-ion batteries are charged with solar power using the solar panels on th[...]
Landport is proud to offer Japan’s First Solar Powered Active Speakers
Landport is proud to offer Japan’s First Solar Powered Active SpeakersLandport is proud to offer Japan’s First Solar Powered Active SpeakersLandport is proud to offer Japan’s First Solar Powered Active SpeakersLandport is proud to offer Japan’s First Solar Powered Active SpeakersLandport is proud to offer Japan’s First Solar Powered Active Speakers

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Universal Studios now boasts Singapore’s largest HIT Photovoltaic System thanks to SANYO

Sanyo Asia Pte Ltd has announced today the completion of the the Photovoltaic (PV) System within the Universal Studio theme park located in Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore. The system utilizes 2,397 pieces of HIT (Heterojunction wit[...]
Universal Studios now boasts Singapore’s largest HIT Photovoltaic System thanks to SANYO
Universal Studios now boasts Singapore’s largest HIT Photovoltaic System thanks to SANYO

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Canon added Sleek-design Eco-Calculator X Mark I to its calculator line-up

100 % solar-powered and made using recycled materials from Canon Digital Cameras, X Mark I calculator also emulates the design of the award-winning PowerShot Digital cameras and has increased memory capacity. You can opt for either bla[...]
Canon added Sleek-design Eco-Calculator X Mark I to its calculator line-up
Canon added Sleek-design Eco-Calculator X Mark I to its calculator line-upCanon added Sleek-design Eco-Calculator X Mark I to its calculator line-up

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Sharp Develops a Solar Cell with the World’s Highest Conversion Efficiency of 35.8%.

Sharp Corporation has achieved the world’s highest solar cell conversion efficiency of 35.8% using a triple-junction compound solar cell. Unlike silicon-based solar cells, the most common type of solar cell in use today, the compound s[...]
Sharp Develops a Solar Cell with the World’s Highest Conversion Efficiency of 35.8%.

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