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Goal Zero Guide 10 Plus Solar Recharging Kit

Charge your stuff directly from the sun’s power or bank it for a cloudy day. The weather-resistant solar panel connects to your USB/12V gear or to the 4 AA batteries in the Guide 10 Plus recharger.

Solio Magnesium Solar Charger

Sleek, compact design fans into a flowerlike shape, ready to collect the sun's energy; just place in the light and Solio begins to charge.

Color changing Solar Lights

Okay, it's not magic, but these enchanting solar-powered spheres contain LEDs that gently cycle through various hypnotic colors.

Romania switches to Winter Time

In the afternoon of 30 October 2005, Romania with other countries from Europe will switch to Official Winter Time. Thus, 04:00 AM will become 03:00 AM and will be valid until 26 March 2006 when the Official Summer Time will be again used.

Toyota, Tesla to develop electric SUV

Toyota Motor Company announced they have formalized an agreement to develop an electric version of the RAV4 SUV with Tesla Motors.

Oil prices drive new investment in clean technology

Investors are rushing to fund new ventures in renewable energy as Americans continue to see rising gasoline prices at the pump. The price for crude oil continues to rise to new record highs ($75 per barrel of crude oil on NYMEX as of Friday's close). According to the results of a survey reported by the San Francisco Gate, in the 1st Quarter of 2013 investments in the clean technology sector has increased by 13% to $3.36 Billion in the US. In addition to attracting venture capital, clean technology companies are receiving a buzz from high profile investors.

The Energy Impact of Light Bulbs

See how much you can save with LEDs and CFLs over regular old incandescents. Then preorder the book Green Lighting.

EU adopts renewable energy measures

European Union leaders on the second day of their summit have agreed on measures to decrease emission of greenhouse gases and to start using more biological fuels.

New Zealand declares 2007 switch of energy efficiency strategy

The New Zealand Government's energy efficiency strategy has been considered ineffective and will hence be replaced in 2007.

Sweden reaffirms aims for oil-free economy

In the past year, Mona Sahlin, the Swedish Minister for Sustainable Development, announced plans to break the nation's dependency on oil by 2020, without building new nuclear plants. She stated that, “There shall always be better alternatives to oil, which means no house should need oil for heating, and no driver should need to turn solely to petrol.”