Posts tagged: Rechargeable battery

Nanotech roundup: electricity from sewage, and self-cleaning solar panels

This month’s roundup includes a device for squeezing energy from wastewater, and a coating to keep solar panels clean Poopy Power One resource we are never short of is wastewater. It contains plenty of organic matter that could still produce useful energy, but the challenge is to do this efficiently. An attractive way is to […]

Cheap Batteries for Backup Renewable Energy

A battery made of cheap materials could store power when it’s windy for use when it’s not. Investors recently chipped in $15 million to fund battery startup EOS Energy Storage, a company that says its batteries could eventually compete with natural-gas power plants to provide power during times of peak demand. Cheap energy storage is […]

Battery Could Provide a Cheap Way to Store Solar Power

Combining aspects of high-energy lithium-sulfur batteries with flow battery technology can lower costs. There’s a promising new entry in the race to build cheap batteries for storing energy from solar panels and wind turbines. Stanford researchers led by Yi Cui, a professor of materials science and engineering, have demonstrated a partially liquid battery made of […]

Charging Gadgets with Solar-Powered Urban Infrastructure

the ‘street charge’ concept takes into account the changing urban environment and our social need to stay connected at all times via our smartphones or androids. the simple intervention, developed by brooklyn-based studio PENSA! looks to harness the potential of our current street infrastructure as a platform in which to power-up our mobiles and other […]

Aspects Of Green Solar Energy – The Basics

If you want to help the environment while saving money on your power bills, you might want to learn about green energy technology. Green energy technology isn’t difficult or complicated to implement. Just do some research to learn what to do. Read on for some tips related to using green energy technology. When you can, […]