Category Archives for "Alternative Energy"

The New Green Roof – Solar Panels That Change Color…

A Boston start-up hopes to persuade people to go solar by making photovoltaic panels more aesthetically appealing… When it comes to solar panels, the industry has long embraced Henry Ford’s sale pitch for the Model T: You can have any color as long as it’s black. Now a Boston start-up has developed a technology to […]

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This Amazing Fabric Can Generate Electricity From Sunlight & Movement…

Engineers at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Chongqing University, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have developed a fabric that is capable of producing electricity from sunlight and from friction, including wind. Getting power from both (or either) is a huge leap forward in lightweight, wearable power production. Engineer, Zhong Lin Wang, from George Tech, explains “here, […]

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Easy DIY Solar Water Heater For Free Hot Water…

This little project might be one of the most simple DIY water heaters I have come across. With a few items from your local hardware store, you can build your own solar water heater that is portable and perfect for any outdoor adventure… Shopping List… Copper Tubing 1/4″ x 50ft Flat Head Phillips Screws (4 […]

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Amazing New Fabric Will Power All Your Devices Using Only Sun And Wind…

A new fabric with both solar and kinetic energy power generation capabilities may soon give your watch, cell phone, or laptop the juice it needs to operate. Pioneering piezoelectric sidewalks, and solar powered roads are awesome, but until now researchers haven’t figured out how to power our mobile devices with electricity that wasn’t gained from […]

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This Desk-Size Turbine Is Capable Of Powering An Entire Town…

GE Global Research is testing a desk-size turbine that could power a small town of about 10,000 homes. As technology advances, devices of all kind tend to get smaller. The desk-size turbine invented by GE Global Research is no exception. According to MIT Technology Review, the turbine is capable of powering a small town of about […]

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For The Cost Of An iPhone, You Can Now Buy A Wind Turbine That Can Power An Entire House…

Indian startup Avant Garde Innovations has developed a low-cost wind turbine that can generate 3-5 kW hours of electricity daily… Soon after assuming office, Kerala (southern state of India) Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan kicked up a storm by publicly supporting the Athirappilly hydro electric project, which environmentalists said, if implemented, would create ecologic imbalance in the area […]

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