Amazing glass that tints on demand is now solar powered | We heard about this glass that tints according to how much light it is exposed to; now it is being run on solar power! [Solar Power: http://futuristicshop.com/category/solar_power/ Future Energy: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-energy/]
The Solaris Sun Shade is a solar-powered umbrella concept that provides shade while powering a laptop and other gadgets - using solar energy to create new work and leisure spaces with the sun. Designed by José Vicente, the system is equipped with photovoltaic panels that allow users to charge their electronics with clean, renewable energy from the sun while sitting at a beach, park or outdoor cafe.
new solar power technology -- The nanoantennas are thus able to harvest energy both during daytime hours and into the early evening. Because they can take in energy from both sunlight and the earth’s heat, the nanoantennas have a much higher efficiency (and potential applicability) than conventional solar cells.