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System provides cooling with no electricity

Imagine a device that can sit outside under blazing sunlight on a clear day, and without using any power cool things down by more than 23 degrees Fahrenheit (13 degrees [...]

November 1, 2019 // 0 Comments

Geothermal: Key to Always-Charged Batteries?

Although currently used renewable energy sources such as wind and solar energy are surpassing analyst expectations, geothermal energy is still considered the poor stepchild [...]

September 27, 2019 // 0 Comments

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

Engineering Energy from Human Waste

By Prof. Ioannis Ieropoulos, University of the West of England Reprinted from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Blog Ioannis Ieropoulos [...]

September 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

Home Heating with Crypto Mining

The crypto craze has had its ups and downs, but blockchain, the technology behind such currencies as Bitcoin and Ethereum, is gaining in steam across multiple industries, [...]

June 28, 2018 // 1 Comment

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

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