“We can fix this” Chu, who received the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics as a Stanford physics professor, has come home to ask for help and set the challenge.
I found this beautiful, innovative umbrella in Sarah Kuck’s great article New Energy Innovations to Light Up Your Life at Worldchanging The Raindrop-Powered, Light-Emitting Umbrella pictures from http://www.yankodesign.com Sarah writes, “Especially intriguing to those of us from rainy cities is the LightDrops Umbrella by Sang-Kyun Park. This LED-illuminated umbrella turns each raindrop’s energy potential into … Continue reading
In the Green Microgym, a new business that opened last September in Portland, Oregon, the gym’s human users actually power the equipment through their exercise. Stationary bicycles connected to small generators can charge batteries that power televisions and stereos. “Any movement on the gym’s stationary bikes contributes power to a set of batteries, which are … Continue reading
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See the article below or click on one of the ideas to go to the inventor’s site. 1. LandArk from Rural Zed 2. EcoSheet, a recycled alternative to plywood 3. A smarter way of measuring electricity: Duet Smart Energy monitor by Green Energy Options Ecobuild 2009: Five great ideas from the world’s biggest green building … Continue reading