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Algae lamps absorb 200 times more CO2 than a Tree, Is it possible?

Algae lamps absorb 200 times more CO2 than a Tree, Is it possible?

Algae on street lamps does not usually make sense. But for several years now Pierre Calleja, a french biochemist, has been developing a street lamp that feeds on vast amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) in our atmosphere. What is more amazing is that it is more efficient than trees, tests shows  Read more »

Add Comments April 24, 2013

Solar power generated finally surpass energy used to produce them

Solar power generated finally surpass energy used to produce them

We all know that solar power generated by solar cells is one of the cleanest energy source we can tap into. But for the solar technology to get to where it is today, it has required huge amount of energy, ironically most of which from fossil fuels.

1 Comment April 21, 2013

nPower PEG (Personal Energy Generator)

nPower PEG (Personal Energy Generator)

Outdoor activities - a great way to experience being disconnected with technology, but that was before there was nPower PEG (Personal Energy Generator). Now, with the nPower PEG, you can now harvest your own energy while moving to charge your phone.

Add Comments January 14, 2013

Frozen Air Energy Storage - To Increase Efficiency Of Renewable Energy Sources

Frozen Air Energy Storage – To Increase Efficiency Of Renewable Energy Sources

Energy storage has been one of the biggest issues with harnessing power from renewable energy sources like the sun and the wind. Because these sources are intermittent in nature, energy can be wasted when demand is low and supply is high. On the other hand, we might lack the supply  Read more »

Add Comments October 16, 2012

Nanoflowers As Solar Cells For Energy Storage?

Nanoflowers As Solar Cells For Energy Storage?

Researchers from North Carolina State University have created flower-like structures out of germanium sulfide (GeS) – a semiconductor material – that have extremely thin petals with an enormous surface area. The GeS flower holds promise for next-generation energy storage devices and solar cells.

Add Comments October 16, 2012

1-Megawatt Sub-Sea Turbine Off the Coast of Scotland (First Tidal Farm)

1-Megawatt Sub-Sea Turbine Off the Coast of Scotland (First Tidal Farm)

SCOTLAND - Harvesting energy under sea level is viewed as a potential renewable energy source off to the coast of Northern Scotland. It was a few years after Norway built it’s 10 megawatt wind turbine, Scottish Power Renewables faced it on a different direction. “We’re very pleased with the initial  Read more »

2 Comments September 19, 2012

The Soccket: Power Soccer Ball - Fun and Play Equals Electricity

The Soccket: Power Soccer Ball – Fun and Play Equals Electricity

The world’s most popular sport becomes more fun with the Soccket. The world’s first eco-friendly portable power generator that combines fun and play with power generation. This innovative soccer ball is equipped with a gyroscopic mechanism that captures energy in every kick, roll, bounce and with even the slightest movements of the  Read more »

1 Comment August 24, 2012

Shoe embedded generator to harvest energy and power up portable devices

Shoe embedded generator to harvest energy and power up portable devices

Shoes are part of our everyday life. They help us move from point to point but never imagined we can use it to harvest energy. Dr. Ville Kaajakari, assistant professor of electrical engineering at Louisiana Tech University has developed a technology that harvests power from small generator embedded in your  Read more »

Add Comments April 29, 2012