Portable machine turns salt water into drinking water using solar power

Fresh drinking water is a real problem in some parts of the world, as it is very hard to have access to it. This clever machine, designed by scientist at MIT will turn salty water into drinking water using solar energy. Oh, and it is also portable so it can be easily transported to ...

Homemade Solar Powered Air Cooler for $15

Using solar energy to generate heat is something common and widespread among those who live an off-the-grid lifestyle. But what about using solar power to cool your room? Is that even possible? It actually is and it costs less, than you can imagine, as you can make a solar air cooler ...

Self-Sustaining Solar-Powered Houseboat

Dutch entrepreneur, named Berend Lens van Rijn specialized in the building of floating homes. His company, Belevari Marine designes beautiful water-based living spaces and they want to introduce this new concept to the residents of Abu Dhabi. Rijn’s creations are more than simple ...

The Desolenator: providing clean water to the world by using solar power

The British Company has invented a machine called Desolenator which can transform salt water and other un-potable water sources into pure, distilled water, suitable for human consumption. The clean water crisis influenced the company in developing a solution in order to provide this ...

Solar-powered Expandable Eco Dwellings: The Homes Of The Future

Can you imagine an innovative mobile dwelling which can literally unpack itself in a few moments? Thanks to the Australian enterprise Prodengin, this idea is reality and it has a modern design as well. The self-sustaining solar powered home you can see in the images is called SEED ...

Complete Video Tutorial on setting up your own Off Grid Solar Power

Luckily for off-gridders, homesteaders or preppers, if your grid will somehow ever go down, you can generate your own electricity. Watch the six part video series bellow and you will deeply understand how to create your own solar back-up system when your grid collapses. The first ...

Solar-Powered Outdoor Mattress Charges Your Phone and Chills Your Beverages

Have you ever dreamt about going to the beach and not having to worry about your phone losing power and your beverages getting warm? The Beachill Mattress is the ultimate solution! A student from Lebanon might have solved a long time riddle of every beach goer. His design of a waterproof ...

BlueScope Introduces An Innovative Solar Roof That Provides Heat And Power

In Australia, Sydney the terrace of a house situated in the suburb of Glebe could be the world’s first building with an integrated system that produces both electricity and heat. BlueScope introduced this roofing product, which combines thin-film solar PV and solar technologies, ...

Solar-powered floating farms that can produce 20 tons of vegetables every day

This next design is an innovative and new approach to traditional farming. It is an amazing solar powered floating island which is covered with several farms and was created by Forward Thinking Architecture. The floating islands work in a very energy efficient way, harvesting sunlight ...
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