Wind Tree

‘Wind Tree’ Proves the ‘Silent Wind turbine’ Oxymoron False

Wind Tree, as we can guess from the name, is a wind turbine that looks like a tree. But, that is just a speck...

DIY Low-tech Air Conditioning System From Terracotta Tubes and Water

A New Delhi architect has created a low-tech air conditioner using a material that has been around for millennia. Monish Siripurapu, the founder of...

SALt Lamp Provides Light Using Only a Glass of Salt Water

SALt LED lamp can provide light in the most remote places using only a glass of salt water. In many parts of the world, the...

Ancient Irrigation Systems Could Help Peru on Water Security

Between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes mountains, Peru's coastal region relies on surface water from the Andes for drinking water, industry and animal...

Green Pass: The Award-Winning Turnstile That Powers Itself

What can a hundred thousand Chinese people do when entering the subway? Produce power, of course! A team called "VIVA design", from the Guangdong University of Technology in China, have retrofitted those turnstiles at the subway entrances to produce electricity whenever someone passes through.

Vertical Walking System to Replace Energy-hungry Elevators

Dutch designers created a unique concept, called Vertical Walking, which can replace energy and maintenance-hungry elevators in high buildings. Internet is flooded with articles that...

Wind Tunnel Concept Converts Wind Energy Generated by Subway Trains into Electricity

Metropolitan cities around the world build more and more underground subway systems in order to minimize the number of vehicles on the roads. The industrial designers also though to help city authorities by redesigning the current systems, making them more efficient.

Teenager Develops $5 Device to Harness Wind and Solar Power

Thirteen years old Maanasa Mendu developed a $5-wind and solar hybrid system to generate renewable energy. Teenagers often manage to amaze us with their forward...

Top 5 Green Gadgets and Initiatives at the Consumer Electronics Show 2019

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is yet again very special for all green technology supporters. The show managed to gather...

Smart Traffic Light System Reduces Traffic Jams and Pollution, Boosts Fuel Efficiency

Researchers at MIT have found a way to drastically reduce urban air pollution, traffic jams and even boost fuel economy. The solution is an...