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Philips’ latest Solar Gen2 innovation is developed together with NXP Semiconductors N.V. and presents a total solution for highly sustainable and...

In a village on the island of Mindoro in the Philippines, a 42-year-old farmer named Susana used to contend with bats that would eat the fruits right...

The battery is a critical component of all solar products. Some battery types have a shorter life than others, but even good batteries’ life span...

A Story from Mozambique

Many Micro Finance Institutes (MFI) today finance solar energy projects. These are mostly small, solar-powered lamps, for which MFI customers receive...
As everywhere in Africa, the illiteracy rate in Ethiopia is much higher for women (75%) than for men (47%). Gebeyanesh Nadew, chairwoman of the...

On-grid solar energy struggled for many years with the image of being too expensive and not powerful enough. Only recently has the realization become...

31.07.2011 , Christian Schmidt

Five watts are enough - Solar laptops

The new generation of solar-capable laptops and desktop computers require barely more energy than a flashlight. That is quite convincing, but...

31.07.2011 , York Ditfurth

When breathing becomes deadly

They are sold a million times over. They break down a million times over. They endanger people, animals, and the environment a million times over:...

Sony introduced onto the market a new and improved version of its DVD player DVP-FX950 in summer 2010. As a great improvement, the machine now has LED...