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InPipe Energy: Power through Pressure

It’s the new hydropower. Not dams, no reservoirs, just pipes. With help from Oregon State engineering researchers, an Oregon startup company is developing a system to [...]

May 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

First 100% Solar Train Shines in Australia

Chalk this one up to the accelerated growth of efficient solar technology. In Australia, a railroad company has restored a derelict heritage train to run completely on [...]

December 22, 2017 // 2 Comments

Harvesting Pavement Heat for Electricity

While we all understand the functionality of paved expanses for transport and parking, hot pavements create huge amounts of heat, that can significantly alter urban and [...]

November 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

Beam It Up, Scottie: A/C Using No Electricity

The concept: Air conditioning and cooling are a major requirement for industry and residential areas, but use significant amounts of energy that tax the grid at peak hours. [...]

September 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Dance Power: Harvesting Movement Energy

If you’re seeking to engage the general population in thinking about renewable energy, you may have an uphill battle. However, one company has figured out a way not only to [...]

September 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

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