Urine to power lights in refugee camps

The project is led by Professor Ioannis Ieropoulus at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory, he highlighted the green nature of the system when he said, “[T]his technology is about as green as it gets, as we do not need to utilize fossil fuels and we are effectively using a waste product that will be in plentiful […]

‘Pee-power’ to light camps in disaster zones or is it pissing in the wind..! Then we have wind power…

Pee-power technology will light cubicles in refugee camps. [Great idea-Make it happen] A toilet, conveniently situated near the Student Union Bar at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), is proving pee can generate electricity. The prototype urinal is the result of a partnership between researchers at UWE Bristol and Oxfam. It is […]

Australia’s first floating solar plant to be built in South Australia

Construction is due to start on the country’s first floating solar power plant. It is expected to be begin operations by early April. According to the ABC, the plant will float on a wastewater treatment facility in Jamestown in the state’s mid north. Based in SA’s Aberfoyle Park, Infratech Industries, has developed and installed solar […]

Under the Dome: Watch the viral video documentary about pollution that is scaring the Chinese government

Pollution in China video documentary.Energy can have its drawbacks if misused. Under the Dome – Investigating China’s Smog with English subtitles. China bans pollution documentary This is the viral video that has got the Chinese government so worried that they’ve banned it. The 104-minute documentary entitled Under the Dome, was posted online last week and rapidly […]

Gravity powered aircraft flies with no fuel

Former nuclear designer, Robert D. Hunt of Hunt Aviation Corp has come up with a new “gravity powered aircraft technology” that he claims can accomplish sustained fuel-less flight. Hunt has designed a new hybrid aircraft: a “gravity-powered aircraft” which is a fixed wing, ridged skin airplane made of lightweight and modern composite materials. By October […]

Energy-generating cloth could replace batteries in wearable devices

From light-up shoes to smart watches, wearable electronics are gaining traction among consumers, but these gadgets’ versatility is still held back by the stiff, short-lived batteries that are required. These limitations, however, could soon be overcome. In the journal ACS Nano, scientists report the first durable, flexible cloth that harnesses human motion to generate energy. […]