Perhaps you recall the name Konarka, an American solar tech company that’s been making waves with everything from a solar curtain wall to funky and functional Euro-styled solar bags.
We've certainly seen sports leagues play ball with solar power before, but a stadium design recently unveiled by the Philadelphia Eagles is promising to score a clean energy touchdown to top all others.
The Shiken company of Japan is field testing a funky solar-powered toothbrush that doesn't require toothpaste.
The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is poised to launch a probe on a two-year mission to study the weather and explore the enigmatic surface of cloud-shrouded Venus.
GreenPeace has expressed its concern over the iPad's rather potentially large carbon footprint.