Students Develop Five Systems to Harvest Energy From Railways

Engineering students developed five systems that could harvest electricity from railway crossings. Every once in a while, unfortunately more often than we would like to,...

New Ultra-Efficient Urine Fuel Cell Produces Electricity at Unprecedented Rates

The dream of turning urine into something useful has seemingly been with humanity since ages. Now they turned into energy. A new type of bacterial...
Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion [OTEC] Plant to be Built by Lockheed Martin

World’s Largest Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Plant to be Built by Lockheed Martin

The earth receives more energy from the sun than we can ever use, 80% of that in the ocean. Lockheed Martin's Ocean Thermal Energy...

Efficient Electricity Production from Onion Juice

The future life style is quite different than we could imagine right now. Many experts predict that we will not need to transport our energy around the world as it will be produced in our community.

Ørsted Acquires Lincoln Clean Energy to Form Onshore Wind

Danish power giant firm Ørsted announced on Monday, October 1, the completion of its acquisition of 100% equity interest Lincoln Clean Energy LLC (LCE), a...
Evaporation Becomes the New Source of Renewable Energy

Evaporation as New Source of Renewable Energy

Evaporation is now becoming a source of renewable energy with the help of bacteria and the two new devices, Evaporation engine, and Moisture mill,...

Freshwater and Electricity Through Osmosis

Robert McGinnis, Yale doctoral student and Menachem Elimelech, Chair of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, have developed systems that can harness the power of osmosis to transform non-potable water sources like seawater to freshwater and generate in the same time electricity.
Power Matrix Game from Siemens Teaches Renewable Energy

New “Power Matrix” Online Game Focuses on Renewable Energy, Siemens

Siemens, basically the General Electric of Germany, has a lot of stake in renewable energy, from generators to energy storage. Siemens recently started a supercapacitor...

Hydroelectricity Being Put to Use in Old Upstate NY Iron Mine

Moriah Hydro Corp., a hydroelectric facility in upstate New York, is planning to use old interconnected mines as a means to carry out...

Hygroelectricity: A New Type Of Alternative Energy, Extracted From Air's Electrical Charge

In their search of alternative energy resources, scientists have stopped at a phenomenon that, although known for ages, brought them surprises. They want to harvest electricity by profiting from the fact that air is loaded with electric charges, and work on a prototype for such a harvester.