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Energy Harvesting Material Can Be 3D Printed

Pretty soon you could be harvesting energy from your shoe soles to your gloves, or the mat under your carpet. A team from Virginia Tech is able to 3D print piezoelectric [...]

January 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

Will Your Car’s Body be Your Battery?

In the same way that the technology industry is looking at energy harvesting through advanced textiles for people, a research team in Sweden is believes it can store energy [...]

October 24, 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

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

Turning Electronics Heat into a Fuel Source

There has been a good deal of discussion recently about larger scale thermal energy storage and how it needs to be part of our renewable energy landscape. New work is also [...]

September 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Outsmarting Smartphone Batteries

What if you never had to charge your smartphone, which is probably the most used piece of equipment you have? No battery concerns, no cables, no searching for outlets at the [...]

July 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

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