Tag Archive: Energy harvesting

Buoyant Airborne Turbine (BAT)

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With the idea that there is more than enough energy in high-altitude winds to power all of civilization because the winds blow stronger and steadier, the BAT is meant to harness wind energy… Continue reading

SolePower System

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Each thud of a hiker’s heel releases enough energy to illuminate a light bulb. Rather than waste that power, Matt Stanton created a shoe insole that stores it as electricity. Instead of using… Continue reading

Solid-Oxide Fuel Cells

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Researchers at Redox Power Systems in Fulton, Maryland have devised a way to an energy generator that is as cheap as current electricity from the grid, while being more sustainable. The fuel cells… Continue reading

Solar Roadways

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Our country is filled with roads. Everywhere you look, there will be a road leading somewhere. The technology behind the road has not advanced in many years, until Scott Brusaw got involved. His… Continue reading

Motion Power Energy

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Traffic studies show more than 250 million vehicles are registered in America, and an estimated 6 billion miles are driven on our nation’s roads every day. If the kinetic energy generated by moving vehicles… Continue reading

Flexible solar cells

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12/06/2012 Flexible solar cells John Badding, Penn State University, For the first time, a silicon-based optical fiber with solar-cell capabilities has been developed that has been shown to be scalable to many meters… Continue reading