Generator

11.08.12
Urine-powered generator produces six hours of electricity per bathroom break
11.08.12

Urine-powered generator produces six hours of electricity per bathroom break

We've all heard the expression "haste makes waste," but how about waste making energy? At the four...

By M. Hearn,   11.08.12
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10.04.12
Mitsumi exhibits micro-vibration power generator and batteryless RF switch (video)
10.04.12

Mitsumi exhibits micro-vibration power generator and batteryless RF switch (video)

This picture from Mitsumi's CEATEC booth may not seem to say much, but it's certainly showing the...

By R. Lai,   10.04.12
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04.10.12
Insert Coin: The PowerPot portable electric generator (video)
04.10.12

Insert Coin: The PowerPot portable electric generator (video)

In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit prod...

By Z. Honig,   04.10.12
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08.28.11
Inhabitat's Week in Green: Lighting superbike, kinetic energy generator and vibrating gloves
08.28.11

Inhabitat's Week in Green: Lighting superbike, kinetic energy generator and vibrating gloves

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

By Inhabitat,   08.28.11
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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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05.28.11
Microsoft manager teams up with teens to build a fusion reactor in his garage (video)
05.28.11

Microsoft manager teams up with teens to build a fusion reactor in his garage (video)

Normally, if a grown man talks about building a fusion reactor and wants your 13-year-old to hang...

By T. O'Brien,   05.28.11
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05.17.11
Blood turbine to power your pacemaker, become legendary band name
05.17.11

Blood turbine to power your pacemaker, become legendary band name

Why bother with risky battery-changing surgical operations when your own cardiovascular system can p...

By S. Buckley,   05.17.11
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04.06.11
NASA makes longer, straighter piezoelectric nanowires in microgravity, no flat iron needed
04.06.11

NASA makes longer, straighter piezoelectric nanowires in microgravity, no flat iron needed

Piezoelectric nanowires are the stuff that make power-generating pants a possibility, and that prod...

By M. Gorman,   04.06.11
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03.31.11
Nanogenerators produce electricity by squeezing your fingers together, while you dance
03.31.11

Nanogenerators produce electricity by squeezing your fingers together, while you dance

It's been a while since we last heard about nanogenerators -- you know, those insanely tiny fibers...

By Sam Sheffer,   03.31.11
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