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sun-powered plan


NRG, SunPower plan 250-megawatt solar plant

Because of good sun and a state mandate around renewable energy, California is driving the market for large-scale solar plants.

By November 30, 2010


Calif. sun to power bank's electric-car charge spots

In a deal with solar installer SolarCity, Rabobank opens an electric-car charging point powered by solar panels as part of a project between Los Angeles and San Francisco.

By September 22, 2009


Promethean Power uses the sun for cooling

A start-up is betting on a clever combination of technologies--solar panels and thermoelectronics--to turn clean electricity into refrigeration in developing countries.

By August 7, 2008


Around the world in a solar car

In a two-seater electric car powered only by the sun, a team of German students plan to circumnavigate the world.

By February 10, 2012


Solar plane midway through first intercontinental flight

Solar Impulse, a Swiss-made sun-powered aircraft, finished the first leg of its attempt at an intercontinental flight on Friday without using a single drop of fuel.

By May 28, 2012


Solar plane midway through first intercontinental flight

The Swiss sun-powered aircraft Solar Impulse has completed the first leg of its planned flight from Switzerland to Morocco without using a drop of fuel.

By May 27, 2012


Heat from car exhaust could improve mileage

GM and BMW plan to test devices that convert heat from a car's engine into usable electricity next year. Researchers are trying to develop more efficient materials.

By August 11, 2008


G-Project G-Boom

For $100 you'll be hard-pressed to find another portable Bluetooth speaker that delivers as much bass as the G-Boom.

November 15, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 15, 2013

T-Mobile 768

The T-Mobile 768 is a good option for those with modest needs and budgets, but don't expect anything more than making calls.

July 1, 2014

2.5 stars Editors' rating July 1, 2014

Nikon Coolpix S9700

Outside of some design quibbles, the Nikon Coolpix S9700 puts big zoom power and nice photo quality (snugly) in your pocket.

May 6, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 6, 2014