HYmini

I recently got to check out the HYmini renewable power source for a bit at the Greener Gadgets Conference in NY. In fact, I poached a little charge from it for my camera, which gave me just enough juice to get me through the event. Ask anyone from the Pacific Northwest during this time of year, sunshine can't always be counted on and definitely cannot …

Solatube

Solatube improves on the idea of using solar power for lighting, but unlike often outdated and ineffectual skylights, Solatube has the ability to light interiors not directly connected to the outdoors. That means that your dark closets, dimly lit bathrooms, windowless room, or basement apartments are capable of receiving natural light. This is accomplished by sunlight being transported through a highly reflective tube into interiors …