Toto Ecopower: Self-Powered Infrared Electronic Faucet

Toto invented a self-powered faucet. Self-powered is a little exaggerated, because this electric faucet's sensor is powered by the electricity produced by a small turbine, located inside.
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New Plasma Switch for More Efficient Long-Distance Power Transmission

The General Electric (GE) company is developing an advanced plasma switch that will make a conversion of high-voltage DC to high-voltage AC more efficiently,...
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Smart Palm Trees are the New WiFi Hotspots of Dubai

Smart Palm trees, being fully solar-powered, are sustainable, date palm tree shaped Wi-Fi hotspots that also offer gadget charging and weather forecast information along...

MIT Student Builds Electricity-Free Cooling Technology

Evaptainers is a portable cooling system, which runs solely on water and sunlight- no electricity or toxic chemicals needed. Keeping things cool is often considered kind of a...

Third World Country Inspires Air Conditioning Redesign

Evaporative cooling was the brainchild of Ron Judkoff, a Peace Corp volunteer working in Senegal in the 1970s. Judkoff is now the director of...

Quilo – An Innovative and Energy Efficient Evaporative Cooler Hits Market

Evaporative air coolers are a very good energy efficient alternative to classic, freon air conditioners. In fact, our own bodies are cooled by transpiration...

Electromagnetic Harvester Able to Charge Batteries Using Ambient Energy

In a world where electromagnetic fields are so commonplace with the likes of electronic gadgets, power lines and vehicles continuously emitting the invisible force...
SOL Solar Power Laptop Requires No Fossil-Fuel Plug!

SOL Laptop – Solar Power Laptop Now Available

Communication is important to everyone, just as the sun is important to everyone, which outlines the reason for the SOL Laptop, a solar power...

Lighty, the Smart Robotic Projector That’s Greener Than a TV

Electronic junk is renowned nowadays for being one of the worst pollution sources ever. People don't recycle their old phones, TVs, radios and so...

Cyclus: A Spring-Powered Phone Charger by Japanese Designer

An idea by designer Satoshi Yanagisawa is using a spring, some gears and a small motor to produce about 3 watts of electricity. The 6-volt energy generator is hand-cranked, and its energy lasts for 30 minutes.