Angstrom G2 portable fuel cell

We are all waiting for the first fuel cell gadgets to come out but instead of a fuel cell powered phone or mini-pc the first fuel cell gadget many of us own will be something like the Angstrom G2 portable fuel cell. It has 8 fuel cell modules that put out a total of 2W…

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Fuel cell powered vacuum cleaner backpack

Here’s an interesting concept: a fuel cell powered vacuum cleaner backpack. I like the idea as cleaning the house gets really annoying when you have to keep dragging the power cord from room to room plugging in unplugging ad-infinitum. The backpack part of it is a bit weird though: a single shoulder strap holding up…

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Lumeta Adhesive Solar Panels

Solar panels that stick to your roof with adhesive? yep, that Lumeta Powerply from DRI Energy. Each 8′ x 4′ panel puts out a peak power of 380w an weighs just 54lbs, so they can be fixed to many roofs without additional support or reinforcement. Of course that 380w output will be reduced depending on…

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Volkswagon L1 Concept Car – 235mpg in 2010

Volkswagon CEO Martin Winterkorn has confirmed that their L1 concept car will be turned into a production car that will be available for purchase in 2010. The L1 is designed to go 100 kilometers on 1 liter of gas (which equates to 235 miles per gallon) but are they sacrificing too much in search of…

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