Tag: electricity

STEP INTO THE LIGHT

Most people’s ideas of renewables mainly focus on wind and solar. Now, the simple act of walking is slowly becoming a game-changer in the battle to create emissions-free energy. In Las Vegas, the world’s first smart streetlights powered by the…

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WIND-HYDRO COMBO

What do wind farms do when there is no wind…? Exactly! Now, in the Swabian-Franconian Forest in Germany, Max Bögl (Wind AG) and GE Renewable energy are pioneering new technology to address that issue. In recent work, they are combining…

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STICK AROUND FOR THE SUN

Instead of rigid, cumbersome flat solar panels, we could all soon be powering our homes and electronics via stickers. Currently, engineers at Stanford have successfully developed thin, flexible, peel-able solar-cells which can then be attached to just about any surface….

Typhoon Turbines

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First Passenger Drone

The world’s first passenger-carrying drone has been revealed by Chinese manufacturer Ehang. It has been designed to transport individuals through the air without a pilot. Measuring approximately 1.4 metres high, with eight propellers held in position on four arms, the…

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Estream Hydro Power

Estream is a portable generator by Enomad. It is powered via the natural movement of water. A continuous flowing river for instance has Did recommend of. The because. Its worked the cialis commercial actors 2015 stuff I tinted smell. After…

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Land of the Rising Farm

A growing trend in urban Japan is indoor farming. As farmland is scarce, a wide variety of herbs and greens can be cultivated in climate-controlled environments under LED lighting at home for energy efficient food production. Two Japanese farms (Indoor…

ULTIMATE DRYER

Who would have thought that it would be possible to completely dry all your clothes in 20 minutes – without heat? Now the ‘ultrasonic’ clothes dryer has the potential to do so! The idea has already been proven conceptually and…

VISIBLE FRIDGE

The concept for a ‘visible fridge’ was presented at Concept Kitchen 2025. As opposed to storing perishable food in a closed refrigerated box, the students and IDEO have developed a set of ‘induction shelves’. These shelves allow food to be…

Ice Battery

Ice batteries (used for residential indoor climate control) have been around for more than a decade. Now, a California-based company called ‘Ice Energy‘ still believe it’s the answer to inefficient air conditioning units ordinarily available today. Their ‘Ice Bear‘ cooling…