After spending $5,000 on solar panels for his home, Colin Cole of frog, realized his 'eco-fit' didn't qualify for utility rebates. Going green is an expensive and complicated process. Why would anyone make the effort?
Sony has released a series of lamp shades made of solar energy panels. Each side is coated with dye-sensitized solar cells that mimic photosynthesis by collecting sunlight during the day to power lamps at night.