Solar-powered umbrella transforms sunlight into electricity

A Saudi-Palestinian company has created a solar-powered umbrella to help meet the demands of Muslim pilgrims. “Knowledge-Base” hopes its invention will go worldwide and reach multiple users who can take advantage of the solar-powered, GPS savvy accessory. The multi-purpose umbrella transforms sunlight into electricity, which can then be used to generate power for the umbrella’s…

Tesla and Elon Musk are introducing solar rooftops for a paradigm shift in the industry

« It’s a solar roof, as opposed to modules on a roof, » says Musk, as he reveals his strategy to enhance homes around the world.  « I think this is really a fundamental part of achieving differentiated product strategy, where you have a beautiful roof. It’s not a thing on the roof. It is the roof. » « You don’t…