I am generally unimpressed with most ideas on Kickstarter, but a friend just introduced me to a product that looks normal enough to work. The device is called “Rubbee” and is used to give a little electric boost to any hardtail bicycle. Although little more than a glorified belt sander (cleverly applied), the product is [...]
In a past life, it was enough for a solar product to be certified for safety compliance by a nationally recognized testing laboratory (NRTL) such as UL or TUV. However, in the highly fragmented PV module market, where all of the modules meet safety requirements, banks are looking carefully for demonstrated [...]
Solar Power International (SPI) is the premiere trade show for the solar power industry. Although punctuated by industry giants such as SMA and Schletter, the show also brings tangential and complementary products. Here are a few things you might have missed, if you weren’t looking on the fringe.
PowerFilm Solar’s portable, personal solar panel delivers [...]