Here’s a bright idea for the planet. A Hong Kong-based company has introduced what it bills as the world’s only solar-powered light bulb with the hope of reaching millions of people with little or no access to electricity.
The Nokero solar bulb in its rainproof plastic housing is hung outside during the day and then turned on at night. Batteries inside provide up to four hours of light when the device is fully charged.
With no need for electric power lines, this bulb can assist people in remote areas who normally burn dangerous substances like kerosene just to light their homes.
(READ more at the CNET blog)