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The Solar Roadway hopes to use the large, flat areas provided by roads to generate solar power, decreasing the reliance on fossil fuel energy.
The patent envisions a lid with a secondary display, touch inputs, and solar cells to help charge your Mac.
Sure, solar power is clean and green, but to make it more efficient, researchers have had to use some nasty stuff. Until now.
Overnight, the USPTO granted Apple patents on a smart stylus, magnetic iPhone camera lenses and a solar-powered laptop.
Developers of solar thermal power plants are scrapping plans to use steam technology in favor of ever-cheaper solar panels.
A portable sunshade designed for the Volvo V60 hybrid electric-diesel car integrates photovoltaic panels for juicing on the go.
Nearly 300,000 offshore solar panels will provide enough power for 22,000 homes as post-Fukushima Japan struggles with energy sources.
Swedish flat-pack furniture company Ikea has launched solar panels in-store in Britain as a test market for a global launch.
Building has begun on a completely solar-powered sports stadium, the Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux, slated to open in Bordeaux, France, in 2015.
Don't expect an all-electric plane to carry hundreds of passengers soon, but in some corners of aviation, battery-powered aircraft are attracting industry interest.