Tag: water

Saltwater Sportlimousine

Sound unbelievable? The 912 horsepower QUANT e-sportlimousine is able to run only on salt water alone! Having debuted at the 2014 geneva motor show (back in March), the QUANT e-sportlimousine has now received approval for use on public roads. Underneath…



Many people don’t realize that water is a fuel – a human fuel. We often talk of fossil-fuels disappearing but so is water. Enter the Aqua4™. This system is an “engineered aquifer” that produces freshwater. At the heart of Aqua4…


Sun-powered Woven Refugee Tents

The award-winning architect and designer Abeer Seikaly has developed a practical and elegant solution for mobile shelters in disaster zones. His ‘Weaving a Home Project’ has managed to integrate vital elements such as solar-power generation, water collection and solar water-heating….


A Jiffy Shower

With the important idea of conserving water, the perfectly named    ‘jiffy’ shower works a charm! In the English language, a ‘jiffy’ is a perfect amount of time for a shower, especially if you plan to be environmentally conscious and…


For a wind turbine to achieve maximum efficiency, the power it generates must be immediately fed into an electricity grid (exactly as the wind is blowing and blades are spinning!). Some designs allow power to be stored in batteries for…


A New Spin on Drinking Water

The French company Eole has modified a wind turbine to generate ENERGY from wind and WATER intake of air creating up to 1000 litres of fresh, clean drinking water daily. The WMS1000 is designed to last for around 20 years…


UTEC – Potable Water Generator

In Lima, Peru, UTEC (Universidad de Ingeniería & Tecnología / University of Engineering and Technology) have developed a billboard to tackle the issue of the lack of drinking water in Lima. Due to the lack of water, the billboard has…