Kineticenergy

09.07.11
Flybus consortium puts the brakes on energy waste, throws it back to the asphalt
09.07.11

Flybus consortium puts the brakes on energy waste, throws it back to the asphalt

For anyone who's logged time city bus surfing, you know there's a heckuva lot of power in those s...

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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...

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05.05.10
nPower's PEG Personal Energy Generator up for pre-order, starts kinetically recharging gadgets in June
05.05.10

nPower's PEG Personal Energy Generator up for pre-order, starts kinetically recharging gadgets in June

Charging battery-powered things while traveling has always been a challenge, and while there's no sh...

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03.08.10
Nokia wants patent on self-regenerating phone batteries, piezoelectrics and much magic involved
03.08.10

Nokia wants patent on self-regenerating phone batteries, piezoelectrics and much magic involved

In Nokia's own words, what we're looking at is a "piezoelectric kinetic energy harvester." Working...

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02.09.10
Conceptual Corky mouse gets charged through motion, doubles as a wine stopper
02.09.10

Conceptual Corky mouse gets charged through motion, doubles as a wine stopper

It's still in concept form at the moment, but America's own Adele Peters just might have a winner w...

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11.17.09
Dancepants: the music stops when exhaustion sets in
11.17.09

Dancepants: the music stops when exhaustion sets in

We've seen some pretty tortuous fitness wares in our day, but few are as cringe-worthy as this. The...

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10.29.09
Pavegen taps pedestrians for power in East London (video)
10.29.09

Pavegen taps pedestrians for power in East London (video)

When we were kids, we assumed that in the future everything would be powered by tiny nuclear fusion...

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09.10.09
MotionPower speed bump installed at NJ Burger King, McDonald's and Wendy's feel slighted
09.10.09

MotionPower speed bump installed at NJ Burger King, McDonald's and Wendy's feel slighted

We can't say we doubted that New Energy's MotionPower speed bump would actually be installed at a N...

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07.15.09
Video: Burger King tests MotionPower kinetic energy harvester
07.15.09

Video: Burger King tests MotionPower kinetic energy harvester

Transforming kinetic energy into electricity doesn't often get taken seriously, but at least one Bu...

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