energy

New Development will Charge your Mobile in 20 Seconds

New Development will Charge your Mobile in 20 Seconds

Eesha Khare and her supercapacitor An 18-year-old student from Lynbrook High School in California, made a technological discovery that has the potential to change the future of how we use your cell phones and many other devices creating an electrochemical ...

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A New Way to Turn Low Heat Into Electricity

A New Way to Turn Low Heat Into Electricity

OsmoBlue – turning heat into electricity Some studies have shown that anywhere between 20-50 percent of the energy consumed worldwide is dispersed as heat. A new technology developed by Swiss researchers and the Swiss start-up OsmoBlue can supposedly turn even ...

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DSC Solar Panels – 40% More Energy and 3 Times Cheaper

DSC Solar Panels – 40% More Energy and 3 Times Cheaper

3GSolar plastic organic solar cell Barry Breen 3GSolar CEO 3GSolar transparent solar cell Barry Breen with Israeli president Shimon Peres Solar technology has advanced quite considerably in the last several years. However manufacturing costs and other limitations have restricted the ...

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Replacing Nuclear: Japan Build Largest Wind Farm

Replacing Nuclear: Japan Build Largest Wind Farm

Fukushima Recovery, Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm Project (Credit: University of Tokyo) Japan recently announced a ambitious plan to replace all its nuclear reactors with renewable energy sources and is planning to erect the largest wind farm in the world ...

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Self Charging Battery Developed

Self Charging Battery Developed

The new Self-Charging Power Cell Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology developed a unique power cell that self-charges directly by converting mechanical energy into chemical energy, storing the power until it is released as electrical current. This technology eliminates ...

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Charge Your Cell Phone with Your Voice

South Korean researchers developed a new technique for turning sound into electricity, allowing a mobile phones to be charged while the user is talking over the phone. Charge while you talk? (Image credit: Iddo Genuth) At the Sungkyunkwan University in ...

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New High-Powered Organic Batteries

New High-Powered Organic Batteries

Chemists from the University of Texas developed new organic batteries that offer lightweight energy storage. Unlike similar developments, their new battery does not rely on toxic heavy metals, making it a potential ecologic replacement for current batteries.   Illustration of ...

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Breakthrough in Thin-Film Solar Cells

Breakthrough in Thin-Film Solar Cells

Scientists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) in Germany have recently reported a breakthrough in their search for more efficient thin-film solar cells. Such cells could help create better solar receptors, improving both capacity and utilization of current devices – ...

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