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Samsung Solar Guru

Samsung Solar Guru

It’s not coming to the States anytime soon, but Samsung’s Solar Guru could be ideal for hikers; its entire back is a solar panel, charging 5-10 minutes for every hour of charging.

Zero MX Electric Bike

Zero MX Electric Bike

The Zero MX electric motorcycle is a motocross version of the original Zero S; larger 19″ alloy wheels, an upgraded suspension and anodized frame make it a seriously green dirtbike.

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Maingear Pulse PC

Maingear Pulse PC

Touted as the most energy efficient gaming PC, Maingear’s Pulse runs on NVIDIA ION graphics (with optional low-power GeForce 9600/9800 cards) and an 80%+ efficient 300W PSU.

GreenHeart Phones

GreenHeart Phones

Sony Ericsson’s GreenHeart line of phones (C901 and Naite) are eco-friendly phones thanks to factors like 50% recycled plastics, low VOC paint, low-power chargers and smart packaging.

Android Energy Monitor

Android Energy Monitor

Using webcams, Android and Flickr, MOTO Labs’ Home Energy Monitor keeps track of your power usage and pushes it to your Google homepage; it even works with Tweet-A-Watt.

DIY: Tweet-A-Watt

DIY: Tweet-A-Watt

Finally, a twitter tool with real “utility”: Adafruit Industries’ Tweet-a-Watt tweets your power usage using a Kill-A-Watt monitor and a wireless transmitter; build your own or buy a kit.

Electric GreenGT

Electric GreenGT

This Electric GreenGT concept is both eco- and drool-friendly, with a carbon fiber chassis/fiberglass body, 450hp and a ridiculous 1,895 lb-ft of torque driven by Li-ions and solar panels.

Freeloader Solar Charger

Freeloader Solar Charger

Portable and durable, the Freeloader uses solar panels to charge a 1,000 mAh Li-Ion battery, enough to run your iPod for 18 hours; it also includes a power cable with 11 adapter tips.

Concept: RoboScooter

Concept: RoboScooter

Winner of the Buckminster Fuller Challenge, this RoboScooter is part of a fleet of vehicles that will reduce pollution by providing mobility-on-demand; think Flex cars on steroids.

Nature Trooper T-shirt

Nature Trooper T-shirt

Liked the Star Wars Organics tees? The Empire continues to celebrate Earth Day in style with this Nature Trooper t-shirt; it’s decked out with animals, minus those annoying Ewoks.

Nike Trash Talk Shoes

Nike Trash Talk Shoes

They may come in black or white, but Nike’s Zoom MVP Trash Talk shoes are 100% green: the laces, sock liners, outsole and upper are all made from recycled and waste materials.

Ultra Motor A2B Bicycle

Ultra Motor A2B Bicycle

As its name implies, Ultra Motor’s A2B is a no-frills electric hybrid bicycle that can take a rider unassisted 20 miles at 20mph; they’re currently doing free test rides in the San Franciso area.

Deckstool Stools

Deckstool Stools

Deckstool is where old decks go for a second chance: built from broken skateboards, each is crafted and finished in urban Philly and totally unique; they’ll even make your own Custom stool.

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2010 Mercedes S-Class

2010 Mercedes S-Class

Mercedes-Benz’s flagship S-Class gets a modest refresh for 2010, both in terms of redesigned front and rear fascias, upgraded safety systems and a hybrid S400 that gets 29 mpg.

Zero S Motorcycle

Zero S Motorcycle

Lean, mean and green, the Zero S is a one-speed, clutchless all-electric bike with a top speed of 60mph and a range of 60 miles; it’s good for 31 hp and 62.5 lb-ft of torque.

GM x Segway PUMA

GM x Segway PUMA

GM and Segway’s Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility Project (PUMA) looks more like a one-man rickshaw; it uses a Lithium battery with a 35 mi range and tops out at 35mph.

TRU Vodka

TRU Vodka

TRU Vodka is very green: with one tree planted per bottle and other eco-friendly measures, two independent studies have confirmed it as the most carbon negative product ever.

Earth Hour 2009 Photos

Earth Hour 2009 Photos

The Boston Globe has a sweet collection of before and after Earth Hour 2009 photos from cities including Paris, Shanghai and Las Vegas; click the images to watch the lights go off.

Greenbird Wind Vehicle

Greenbird Wind Vehicle

Part aircraft, part Formula 1 car and part racing yacht, the Ecotricity Greenbird recently broke the world land speed record; it’s the fastest wind-powered land vehicle at 126.1 mph.

Mini Hydro Turbine

Mini Hydro Turbine

Making power out of the lowly household faucet, Jinwoo Han’s Mini Hydro Turbine converts water pressure into electricity that can be used to run or charge other gadgets.

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Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S

Tesla’s long-awaited all-electric Model S sedan is official, and it’s a looker: 300 mile range, 45 min. QuickCharge, 0-60 in 5.6s, a 17″ touchscreen and seating for 7, all for under $50k.

Hyundai BLUE-WILL

Hyundai BLUE-WILL

The fascia for Hyundai’s hybrid concept is more blue whale than BLUE-WILL, but we’re intrigued by the tech: roof solar panels and a Li-poly battery that plugs into a wall socket.

Mercedes F-Cell Roadster

Mercedes F-Cell Roadster

Designed by trainees, the Mercedes Benz F-CELL Roadster is an extreme blend of old and new; it’s based on the 1886 Benz Patent Motor Car but with a hybrid fuel cell powerplant.

Ford Fusion Hybrid Dash

Ford Fusion Hybrid Dash

Similar to the Honda Insight’s dash, Ford’s Fusion Hybrid features a SmartGauge cluster which features two customizable LCD displays which show MPG, fuel levels and more.

3RD ARM Solar Battery

3RD ARM Solar Battery

3RD ARM’s solar battery makes good use of real estate on your messenger bag; a solar panel charges an accumulator unit; which then charges your iPod or cellphone via USB.

EV-o RR Bike

EV-o RR Bike

Due to compete in June’s zero-emissions TTXGP, the EV-o RR is one of 40 entrants but is unconventional: it uses a monocoque chassis and forkless single-sided front suspension.

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