This article describes an interesting project optimizing the web page design and web server to run efficiently enough so that it can be put on (purely) solar energy -- potential downtime due to cloudy weather is accepted intentionally.

Biggest changes were moving to static pages and reducing their footprint. Considering the trend of most websites to grow and grow in size, I find their approach very refreshing :)
They even have comments (sent in by email!)

@hanno Their article on Chinese wheelbarrows is fascinating.

(And how I was introduced to the website.)

Thanks for reminding me where it was; I actually discussed the website with someone else this weekend and needed to find it again to send a link via mail (:

@Truck Thanks for the tip! That article looks like a really interesting read -- it's on The List! :D

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