October 25, 2010

Solar Lighting for Halloween


Save some energy this year as you get into the holidays. While all your neighbors are eating up kilowatt hours, you have Westinghouse's solar Pathway Lights costing you nothing. These weatherproof Halloween Ghosties come in a 3 piece set, soak up the sun all day, then automatically come on at dusk and light up your walkway all night while changing colors for a bit of extra charm.


While you are at it, add a string of orange Solar Lights to your walkway, railing, doorway or bush that you can probably keep up until there is nothing left to the turkey besides the wishbone. And while the waterproof Solar Pumpkin will not freak anyone out, he will certainly keep him/her from tripping over other things that go bump in the night.

Via Outdoor Solar Lighting

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October 18, 2010

Solar Rock Serves as Outdoor Nightlight


This Solar Rock nestles into your garden or walkway and brightens up your path at night. The wireless rock emits soft lighting and its built-in sensor means it automatically comes at dusk and shuts itself off at dawn. Four LED bulbs and 2 AA Ni-Cad rechargeable batteries come with it.

Via Solar Rock

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July 7, 2010

Hiking Solar Gnome Leads the Way


What could be better than adding a Garden Gnome to your yard? How about one that also sports a solar mushroom lamp for weary travelers, stray pets or nosy neighbors. Standing 10" tall, the figure is made of painted resin. He will catch rays during the day and emit a soft yellow light at night.

Via Solar Gnomes

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June 4, 2010

Zoobox Owl Reads by Solar Lit Book


The Zoobox Reading Owl will hang on your front stoop or garden, store power during the day and his book will light up the night. Made of resin, the 7 x 5 x 12" statue has a handy on/off switch.

Via Zoobox

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May 12, 2010

Light Up Your Darkness With Solar LED


For all those dark places, the Smart Solar LED lights up keyholes, entrances and handles. Three interchangeable covers (white, brass or chrome,) are easy to mount with adhesive pads or screw holes. One button push gives a light that lasts 10 seconds then automatically switches off. A fully charged battery (powered by a low light level solar panel) can withstand ~720 operations.

Via Smart Solar LED

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May 5, 2010

Green Tech Book Includes Solar OLED


Those who invest in the book "Gruen Produzieren" ("Green Production Technologies") will receive an added bonus, an OLED, powered by a solar cell. The book itself, edited by the German Engineering Association in cooperation with the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, is a sort of who's who of Germany's green leaders combined with projects going on at research centers.

Via cnet

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April 30, 2010

Ripe Radish Glows and Grows


Radishes may not be our favorite vegetables, but we are thinking that the bunnies that frequent our backyard may mistake them for the real thing. Designed by Arthur Xin, the "Ripe Radish" collects energy by day and glows red during the night. It also doubles as a flowerpot so that you can grow the real thing.

Via Yanko

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April 26, 2010

Solar Lamp Blossoms

The Blossoming Garden Solar Light soaks up energy to bloom during the day and closes up at night. A solar panel located at the bottom charges the batteries that power up the LED lights and petals. At a height of 16 1/2", it comes in both pink or and white for $34.95 apiece.

Via The Green Head

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April 22, 2010

Kiran Solar LED Lantern


Celebrate Earth Day all year with the D. light Kiran Solar LED Lantern. With two brightness settings, it has an integrated 0.3W solar panel, a multiple-setting handle and can withstand high temperatures. The tough and sturdy design makes it super for camping, traveling or backyard fun.

Via Solar Lighting

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April 21, 2010

DDA To Illuminate Downtown Detroit With Solar Power


The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has been given a $100,000 grant from the DURP to install solar-powered lights to some of the older, mostly empty buildings in downtown Detroit like the old Harmonie Club. The lighting will be used on street-facing windows and exteriors in an effort to make them a bit more cheerful, but we bet they are also hoping that someone will come along, purchase them and make Detroit literally brighter again.

Via Mlive

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