LG CES 2010: GD510 Solar Powered Cell Phone

May 30, 2011 by  
Filed under Wind and Solar

“A truly “”green”” phone, the LG GD510 features many innovative features: – Built-in solar panel for charging the phone – 10 minutes of sun = 2 min 15 sec of talk time or 180 min standby – Eco-calculator shows amount of CO2 emissions saved by using solar power – Plugged in, the phone has a reminder to unplug the charger once it’s fully charged – Packaging is made from recycled paper & soy ink – The phone does not contain any polyvinyl chloride (PVC)”

GOOD: Mini Wind Turbines

April 18, 2011 by  
Filed under Wind and Solar

www.good.is/ecosystem Our planet is a fragile ecosystem. To keep it in balance, well have to figure out how to harness nature to generate clean, affordable energy. Catapult Design in San Francisco has one answer. Their turbines are cheap and practical, and can power a light or charge a cell phone in villages that are off the grid.