Energy harvesting

07.29.11
Caltech researchers devise acoustic diode that sends sound one-way, could harvest energy
07.29.11

Caltech researchers devise acoustic diode that sends sound one-way, could harvest energy

Sound has this habit of traveling in more than one direction -- useful in most circumstances, but no...

By D. Melanson,   07.29.11
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07.11.11
Georgia Tech engineers pull energy out of atmospheric hat, go on electromagnetic scavenger hunt
07.11.11

Georgia Tech engineers pull energy out of atmospheric hat, go on electromagnetic scavenger hunt

Mankind's about to plunge into the depths of a wireless sensor-powering ether binge -- braincell...

By J. Volpe,   07.11.11
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06.14.11
Airbus' plane of the future will harvest energy from passengers, earn Agent Smith's approval (video)
06.14.11

Airbus' plane of the future will harvest energy from passengers, earn Agent Smith's approval (video)

Airbus has been consulting its crystal ball recently and its findings have now been shared with t...

By Vlad Savov,   06.14.11
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12.09.10
Fujitsu hybrid energy harvester makes power from light or heat, gets us closer to human batteries
12.09.10

Fujitsu hybrid energy harvester makes power from light or heat, gets us closer to human batteries

As fleshy meatbags, we tend to give off a lot of excess heat as we futilely live our lives. Fujitsu...

By T. Stevens,   12.09.10
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12.06.10
Inhabitat's Week in Green: pencil-tip generators, the Nissan Leaf, and the world's largest wind turbine
12.06.10

Inhabitat's Week in Green: pencil-tip generators, the Nissan Leaf, and the world's largest wind turbine

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean te...

By Inhabitat,   12.06.10
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03.25.10
Tiny, energy-scavenging generators could have big impact
03.25.10

Tiny, energy-scavenging generators could have big impact

They're far from the only ones working on tiny, energy-harvesting generators, but a group of resear...

By D. Melanson,   03.25.10
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01.02.10
Researchers develop tiny, autonomous piezoelectric energy harvester
01.02.10

Researchers develop tiny, autonomous piezoelectric energy harvester

Folks have long been using piezoelectric devices to harvest energy in everything from dance floors t...

By D. Melanson,   01.02.10
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06.29.09
ZigBee Alliances developing Green Power standards for energy harvesting devices
06.29.09

ZigBee Alliances developing Green Power standards for energy harvesting devices

Home automation industry folks, heads up: the ZigBee Alliance has announced the development of a Gr...

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