Solar company Cogenra is suing Elon Musk’s SolarCity over the use of shingling technology the company alleges SolarCity took from Cogenra and used to create a world-record breaking solar panel.
What if your entire roof was made up entirely of dedicated solar power cells? No, not adorned with the current kind of solar panels you’ve likely seen on the existing roofs of a few neighbour ho
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Solar panels promise a lot – a cleaner, cheaper, renewable energy source, harnessed from the abundant rays of the sun. But the technology created to pull in that sun power can only go so far per
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/William-Fisher-operates-a-device-that-bounces-laser-light-around-a-transparent-box.jpeg" />Solar panels usually work through absorption.
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/sharp_solar_cell.gif" /> Sharp Japan announced today it has developed a <a href="http://sharp-world.com/corporate/news/091022.html">sola
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/eneloop_portable_solar_2-620x560.jpg" /> Sanyo added a few new products to its successful <a href="http://www.eneloop.info/">eneloop</a>
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/sharp_solar_panel.gif" /> It was just a matter of time, but frankly speaking, I am amazed at how fast Sharp makes its mini solar panel (
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/sharp_solar_tv-560x191.jpg" /> It looks like Sharp is seeing its (near) future in LCD TVs and solar panels. <a href="http://sharp-world.
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/sharp_jh-rwl1.jpg" />It seems Japan is <a href="http://search.beta.techcrunch.com/query.php?s=solar+japan">all about solar power lately</
Tokyo-based electronics company OTAS is selling a lithium-ion battery for the iPhone 3G that comes with an integrated mini solar panel [JP]. The so-called LC-1500 is housed in a leather case. OTAS say
It seems Japan is getting greener every day. Now Buffalo announced they will start selling a wireless keyboard [JP] powered by solar energy from next week. The BSKBW01SB will be priced at $120. The 2.