Archive for the ‘renewable energy’ Category

Pilot Projects to Generate Renewable Energy from Water

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 14:12 No Comments

Two companies called Statkraft and Wetsus are trying to develop an alternative that provides low-cost renewable energy by harnessing energy from the sea water and clash of river.

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Kinetic Energy Generated from Marching Soldiers to be Converted into Energy

Thursday, July 30, 2009 1:37 No Comments

Researchers at the University of Leeds aims to develop a system that can harness kinetic energy from marching soldiers. The $1.5 million plan will focus on finding a way to convert human energy into usable power for military field applications. It is part of the larger “battery-free soldier” project that also includes development of solar [...]

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Human Waste to be Recycled into Biogas for Cooking and Heating

Tuesday, June 16, 2009 1:24 No Comments

Human waste could be an important source of “green” electricity for cooking and heating if it is converted into methane. Hundreds of thousands of people could benefit from this amazing source of energy. For this reason United Utilities is planning a £4.3 million scheme to build sewage treatment plants that can generate sewage gas for [...]

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Pentagon will have 25% green energy

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 0:12 No Comments

While the military might be the United States biggest consumer of oil, the Pentagon is looking for solutions to reduce this fossil fuels dependence which will mean more money saved. Thus, on each liter of fuel saved, the convoys that carrying oil will be lower with 6400 soldiers, therefore, less accidents and more lives saved [...]

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The Black Sea could could generate clean energy

Thursday, March 26, 2009 9:46 No Comments

A group of Turkish researchers believes that the Black Sea which is worlds largest dead zone due to the high amounts of toxic waste could be the most unconventional and newest source of clean energy. The researchers said that the influx of toxic waste has reduced the amount of oxygen present in water and replaced [...]

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The Truth about the Alternative Energies!

Tuesday, December 9, 2008 0:55 1 Comment

How many times do you hear on TV or you read in newspapers as various “experts” trying to convince you that alternative energy solutions are not a viable solution in this moment. Because are too expensive, are not reliable and resistant in time and these do not have the potential to cover even a small [...]

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Through Motion We Will Charge Our Phone

Monday, December 1, 2008 7:35 No Comments

The motion can be a valuable source of energy, with the help of a small generators, even the legs movement can produce electricity. The procedure is called “harvest energy” and is tested at this moment on discos floors. According to researchers, the technology will soon allow us to charge through movement, the iPods and mobile [...]

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A New Device Convert Ocean Vibrations Into Renewable Energy

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 0:57 No Comments

In the near future tidal power will become a viable source of renewable energy, but a engineer from University of Michigan discovered a new method to turn river and ocean currents into energy. This device is called VIVACE ((Vortex Induced Vibrations for Aquatic Clean Energy). In comparison with other water mills and turbines which need [...]

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High-Resolution Maps For Renewable Energy Site Developments

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 5:23 No Comments

Maybe you have wondered what is a map good for? If you want to go in some particular place, take a map and with a little effort in the end you would find your way to the right address. The things get exponentially better if you can dispose of an electronic gadget, for example a [...]

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