Posts Tagged ‘eco-friendly batteries’

Scientists to Develop High-Performance Batteries Made from Algae

Sunday, September 13, 2009 5:38 1 Comment

Researchers at Uppsala University in Sweden have developed a lightweight, flexible battery from a nuisance algae that blooms globally. The researchers had originally studying Cladophora algae’s potential as a thickening agent for pharmaceutical uses, but they accidentally discovered that the unique nanostructure made it ideal for energy storage.

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Aqua Power: Batteries Could be Powered By Water or Pee

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 12:04 No Comments

The Aqua Power company presented its new aqua-powered batteries. The batteries could be powered by anything water-based including jucie, pee or coffee. Low-wattage devices such as a clock or small light could be powered by the liquide which generates a reaction between aluminum and magnesium generating up to 500 milliamp-hours (mAh) of life.

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