SunSaluter, DIY Solar Tracker That Boosts Efficiency and Purifies Water

DIY solar tracker by SunSaluter uses water and gravity to boost solar panel efficiency. It filters water too. We know by now that solar tracking...

Superconducting Ink Boosts Efficiency of Solar Water Heaters

Mexican researchers developed a superconducting ink, containing nano particles, which can boost the efficiency of solar water heaters by as much as seventy percent. Solar...

Save Fuel With the New Electricity-Producing Shock Absorbers

While some study ways of electronically controlling the shock absorbers and giving you a smooth and steady ride, and others are seeking ways to convert the heat generated by the engine into electricity, a team of undergraduate MIT students invented a shock absorber that harnesses the energy from the very bumps it hits. Several truck manufacturers and the U.S. military have given them attention, and planned to use their technology in their cars.

DIY: How to Build an Energy Meter for Your Stand-by Devices

This DIY presents a device capable of detecting the stand-by mode of low-consuming electronics in your home (like plugged-in phone chargers, without the phones attached) etc. The metering starts when the devices enter stand-by and stop when they start consuming in large amounts.

Wastewater Treatment Could Have Huge Impact for Emerging Economies

Treating and recycling wastewater might be the key to solving the water scarcity problem in many countries around the world, according to new research...

DIY Stirling Engine Boat Tutorial

There are many ways for building a stirling engine boat. You can either use a frame of square lumbers or fiber-reinforced plastic. However, piling thick...
DIY Electric Bicycle New Book Coming Out By Micah Toll

DIY Electric Bicycle Book Coming Soon, Pulse Motors

The electric bicycle isn't about exercise, but getting from place to place, especially commuting to work. For those who can't stand getting stuck in traffic...

How to Build Your Own Plastic Recycling Plant

In 2013 Dave Hakkens, a young guy from the Netherlands started this small movement called “Precious Plastic”. His idea is to boost plastic recycling...

Watly, Solar-Powered Computer that Provides Clean Water, Electricity and Internet

Watly is the world's largest solar-powered computer, which provides clean drinking water, green solar power and internet connectivity. In many parts of the world, access...

Photo-Luminescent Road Paint: The Future of Energy-Efficient Road Networks

Do you remember the Biobulb, the first ever electric light bulb to use an entire ecosystem as a source of light? Or maybe this one...