FloDrive Turbine – 1kW Hydroelectric Generator to Power Homes in Developing Countries

Students at Cambridge University have recently created a portable hydroelectric generator that is able to supply up to 1 kW of electricity when installed...

Swimming Pool Waves Can Produce 10 kWh Per Day, WFU

Nobody says that the best and the most valuable green energy generating technologies have to be large scale. In fact, as a smart person...

Wind/Wave Power Not Infinite and Not Renewable, German Scientist Claims

Wind power had always been considered our salvation from peril, our last and most accessible "renewable" resource on this planet. Well, Axel Kleidon, a scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry in Jena, Germany, has another theory: wind and wave power are not so renewable and infinite, after all.

VIVACE: Transforming Destructive Water Vibrations Into Electricity

VIVACE (Vortex Induced Vibrations for Aquatic Clean Energy) is a newly invented machine harvesting slow-moving ocean and river currents. A researcher from the University of Michigan has come up with the system that works like a fish, turning potentially destructive vibrations found in fluid flows into electricity.

World's Biggest Tidal Power Plant Opened in South Korea

A few days ago, the President of South Korea, Lee Myung-bak has officially inaugurated what he claims to be the world's largest tidal power...

Triton – The Affordable and Robust Wave Power Harvester

Triton system is the latest very promising development in the field of wave energy. Wave power, also often referred to as tidal power, has been...

Renewable Hydrokinetic Energy Could Meet 10% of U.S. Electricity Needs, Study Says

The newest affordable clean energy source that scientists have laid eyes on is the one provided by hydrokinetic systems such as ocean waves and free-flowing rivers. Researchers estimate that this â€Ã…“fresh” source of energy could supply electricity to meet up to 10% of America's power needs.

Project Sea Horse: Japan’s Original Approach to Harnessing Ocean Power

Scientists from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology are currently developing technologies that could help us harness the power of our oceans, in...
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...

New Underwater Turbines Use Shallow Water to Make Electricity

Seattle-based Hydrovolts Inc. has developed a new system which can be used to generate electricity from small, unassuming waterways such as irrigation canals, without the use of dams.