This new idea for clean power generation uses sunlight—sort of—and wind power—kind of—to generate an astonishing amount of electricity from an astonishingly tall tower.
Sit on a beach long enough, and the sun will set, the wind will die down. But the tides will roll in and out, and the waves will crash ceaselessly.
Compressed air technology is an underdog to watch
In the battle to scale up intermittent energy sources such as wind and solar, the team with the best storage strategy wins.
Energy-generating tiles harness the power of foot traffic
Roads and lots could double as water heaters
Closed-loop composting system draws inspiration from the inner workings of ruminants
Biofuel cell implanted in living snail generates power
Talk about alternative energy.
Creating electricity from excess pressure in water pipes
Believing that public art can play a role in large-scale renewable energy production, architect Robert Ferry and artist Elizabeth Monoian created the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI).
A new fleet of ships may soon ply the ocean, fishing for energy