Logitech wireless solar keyboard review

logitech solar keyboard

Every now and then you come across a product that makes you want to kick back in your chair and say, “finally!”. The Logitech wireless solar keyboard (with both Mac and PC versions) is just such a device. Comfortable, affordable, and with the ability to charge from any light source (including a lamp), this keyboard should be on your desk.

Which is best: To rent or buy rooftop solar panels?

Solar panels on rooftop

Depending on the region you live in and the amount you pay for your monthly power bill, it’s quite possible that you’ve experienced ‘solar envy.’ This phenomenon occurs when a neighbor installs a shiny new set of panels on their roof and then sets up lawn chairs to admire their new array, happily offering a […]

Plastic bottles turned solar light bulb for lesser-privileged communities

liter of light solar bulb

Imagine having to live in a dark home, even in the daytime. Thousands of households in both urban and rural areas in countries like the Philippines have no access to electricity and light. Even when they do, low-income families are unable to afford skyrocketing electric expenses. According to the National Electrification Commission, 3 million households […]

New Solar Power For Your Home book makes home solar projects easier

Solar power for your home

Although solar power still has the smallest market share among all energy providers in the United States — smaller even than biomass and geothermal — adaption of the technology has recently been rising by over 25% annually. According to Bloomberg Magazine, Google is taking up wind-power purchases to reduce their total emissions, even as it devotes […]

3 solar gadgets that are actually useful

reVIVE solar charger from Solar Restore

Solar power is not just for rooftops. You can add a bit of green energy into your life now with these four useful and affordable gadgets. All are available under $100 – some much less. 1. Solar-Powered Chargers Solar-powered chargers are becoming a popular way to charge cell phones and music players. And as more […]

How to go solar without breaking the bank

Solar panel financing

Some people hear the words, “go solar” and picture their savings account wiped clean. Sure, you can still purchase a sweet new 5-kilowatt solar system for $50,000 if you have the means. But a number of start-up operations have opened the doors to other modes of financing. Indeed, they have made solar affordable to the masses.

Hank D and the Bee: Mothers “no” best

Hank D and the Bee: Mothers "no" best

Have you ever wondered how easy it would be to generate your own renewable energy at home? There are kits for installing your own solar pv system, wind turbines, biodiesel, and more…but poor Hank D’s mom thinks she “no’s” best.