Solar City Teams Up With Tesla for Solar-Powered Sports Car Driving

One of the problems we can see with the Tesla Roadster is that you still have to suck up pollution-causing power to run the thing, even though it doesn't directly pollute the air with noxious internal combustion engine fumes. Now Solar City has teamed up with Tesla to provide solar panels that you install on the roof… » 12/07/07 1:20pm 12/07/07 1:20pm

Power House Kit: Your Action Figures Are Going Green

It is high-time that your Star Wars figures, GI Joes and Barbies woke up from their fantasy worlds and realized that in the real world, there are limits to the power we can consume. The first step in their education would be to move into one of these Power Houses and learn what life would be like without fossil fuels.… » 12/04/07 7:00pm 12/04/07 7:00pm

Zero House From the Future is Totally Green, Off-Grid

Not only is this Zero House by architect Scott Specht completely green, automatic and self-sufficient, but it looks so badass it could've come out of the movie Clockwork Orange. That extra wide roof holds a slew of high-efficiency solar panels that let you say goodbye to electric bills, powering the whole house and… » 11/13/07 9:31am 11/13/07 9:31am