Posts Categorized: power

Tech Explained: Encryption

This Tech Explained focuses on encryption – explore the workings behind how your data is encoded and protected when you are online.

Flying car uses all-electric power

A one-person aircraft powered by lithium polymer batteries is designed to be flown over water and non-congested areas.

Whirlpool turbine creates fish-friendly hydropower

New Belgian energy company uses a simple turbine construction to create round-the-clock water-powered electricity for remote communities without harming the environment.

New street lamp powered by dog poo

A new street lamp uses an anaerobic digester powered by dog excrement to light a residential area in the UK.

New pilot plant provides ‘energy on demand’

An Australian energy company has partnered with a university research center to develop a revolutionary power plant that offers unlimited energy on demand.

Handheld device transforms dirty air into energy

Researchers at the University of Antwerp compare the handheld device’s green ability to that of solar panels.

Recycled glass used in more effective nano batteries

A University of California Riverside team developed a method that recycles waste glass into nanoscale batteries that are more efficient than ones currently used.

Mini wind turbine charges devices via USB

Designed for oceanographers, the Waterlily Micro Turbine uses wind, water or manual power to charge any device using a USB port.

Free-standing smart home: portable and eco-friendly

Estonian design company Kodasema’s square KODA home is assembled in seven hours and includes LED lights, solar panels and smart fixtures.