SMARTEN UP YOUR HOME ENERGY USES WITH THIS SYSTEM

HOME ENERGY EFFICIENT DEVICE NOW AVAILABLE HERE Wattio aims to smartify your home’s energy usage There are a variety of home energy management devices, and the latest solution is an offering from Spanish startup, Wattio. The SmartHome 360º is a home energy monitoring and control system that can be managed through a smartphone, tablet or […]

WIND ENERGY CONVERTS TO MUSIC & CHANGES IN TONE WHEN WIND CHANGES DIRECTION

AEOLUS THE MUSICAL WIND  SCULPTURE IS A JOY TO THE SENSES Aeolus, a fascinating acoustic wind sculpture made by prolific Bristol artist Luke Jerram, is as much a feast for the ears as it is for the eyes. Named after the mythical Greek ruler of the four winds and built in conjunction with the University […]

DEVICES USE SCANVENGED ENERGY FROM THE AIR WE BREATHE TO POWER THEM

Breath & air-powered for non-existent batteries Lithium-air batteries are currently in the works, and IBM predicts that batteries “that use the air we breath to react with energy-dense metal” will result in smaller, lighter rechargeable batteries that last ten times longer than today’s lithium-ion types. Whilst such batteries could be used in everything from cars […]

SMART POWER USAGE METERS WILL SAVE YOU MONEY

Smart Meters Save $$$ Mechanical Engineers’ Device Helps Electricity Conservation January 1, 2007 — Smart meters are small computers that provide real-time information on how much electricity is being used by each customer and when, and can relay information back to the head office over the very same power lines they feed from. Smart meters […]

SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING OUTLINED IN BROCHURE

Rexroth Brochure Highlights Sustainable Manufacturing Bosch Rexroth announces a new brochure featuring a wide range of products, technologies and concepts designed to maximize manufacturing energy savings and sustainability – one of today’s key engineering challenges. Available at www.boschrexroth-us.com/sustainable, Sustainability with System: Rexroth Solutions for Energy Efficiency focuses on helping industries meet ambitious goals for energy […]

HYDRAULIC PUMPS FOR WIND POWER PLANTS

HAWE HYDRAULICS COMPACT PUMP IDEAL FOR WIND POWER PLANTS HAWE Hydraulics, supplier of controls to the mobile and industrial markets, announces the type KA power unit, the latest model in the HAWE Hydraulics product line.? The compact power unit type KA increases the service life of costly components such as gearboxes, rotor blades, towers and […]

MEASUREMENT OF WIND ENERGY

CMM Measures Coordinates of Wind Energy Belgium wind turbines and instruments…. TVL (Toeleveringsbedrijf van Landuyt) in Wetteren, Belgium has been finishing transmission housings for wind turbines for the past several years. When they began, production numbered around 2,000 housings annually. Today, their production has doubled to 4,000, while future planning calls for an annual capacity […]