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Attention planespotters: Watch a solar-powered plane on an around-the-world voyage

A solar-powered plane is preparing for a 35,000km trip around the world without using a single drop of fossil fuel. Here's how you can follow its journey.

By January 21, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 112: Solar-powered planes, real-life mech suits, Nintendo Direct and more

The Solar Impulse 2 is the world's first airplane powered entirely by sunlight, and it will soon embark on a 12-leg journey around the world. It's an ambitious flight that could take up to 5 months if the weather doesn't cooperate, but the plane's pilots hope the trip inspires sustainable design.

By January 14, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 112: Solar-powered planes, real-life mech suits, Nintendo Direct and more

On today's show, we discuss a 100 percent solar-powered plane and its upcoming attempt to traverse the globe, how you can purchase a working mech suit and if Nintendo's first official online event of 2015 was a success.

By January 14, 2015

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Misfit Swarovski Shine is solar-powered crystal fitness jewelry (photos)

Energy-harvesting fitness crystals? Check out Swarovski's Misfit jewelry and accessories.

9 Images By January 5, 2015

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Tommy Hilfiger launches solar power jackets to charge your phone

The clothing label has developed a range of clothing embedded with solar panels so that you always have backup power for your devices.

By December 3, 2014

Review

Eton Soulra Solar Powered Sound System

Its sound won't blow you away, but the Eton Soulra is a durable and compact portable iPod/iPhone audio system that offers a built-in rechargeable battery and solar charging.

By August 10, 2010

3.5 stars Editors' rating August 10, 2010
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Solar-powered cycle path is like riding on a river of stars

The inventor of the Netherlands' smart highway has created a solar-powered bicycle path with a swirling pattern inspired by Van Gogh.

By November 13, 2014

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Solar-powered smart park benches charge your gear

Some benches in Boston parks offer more than a place to sit. They also charge your gadgets, track noise levels, and watch the weather.

By June 30, 2014

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Solar-powered Skylock smart bike lock offers security, sharing

Velo Labs has come up with a bike lock that alerts owners to possible thefts, alerts emergency responders to possible crashes, and has a keyless entry that lets users share bikes Airbnb-style.

By May 15, 2014

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Google buys solar-powered drone company Titan Aerospace

Just a month after word came that Facebook was interested in the 20-person drone maker, Google snatches it up for an undisclosed sum.

By April 14, 2014