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Nanogenerators: The Cleverest Things You’ve Never Seen. Advances in nanotechnology require innovations in suitable power sources. Nanogenerator technology is surging forward to meet this need.

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Globis: The beautiful, powerful and safe charging station.

Globis: The beautiful, powerful and safe multi-charging station.

Bacteria-Powered Engine Breakthrough. The design of a microscopic heat engine that runs on bacterial activity is turning heads in the Indian city of Bengaluru.

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Wind-powered device can produce 11 gallons per day of clean drinking water from the air

WaterSeer is a low-tech, low-cost atmospheric water condenser that could help create water self-sufficiency in communities around the world.

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A set of ghostly, futuristic sails could help save California from drought

The winner of the Land Art Generator Initiative features sails that harvest water and wind power off the California coast.


Glow-In-The Dark Paths: Solar Powered Lanes Are Shimmering in Poland. Particles called luminophores collect energy from the sun during the day, which allows the path to glow for up to 10 hours. Energy-efficient lighting solutions are vital in the city – glowing paths avoid the financial and environmental costs of overhead lighting.


Electricity-Generating Clothing is Officially a Reality. With the advent of triboelectric generators in cloth, soon we will be able to power our devices with our clothing. The integration of solar and motion generated energy with textiles will allow for a vast array of practical applications in consumer electronics as well as medicine.


Researchers have moved the goalposts for concentrating solar thermoelectric generators, bringing massive improvements to system efficiencies.

Solartab C USB-C Solar Charger And 9,000 mAh Battery (video) - Geeky Gadgets

Wireless Power Allows this Drone to Fly Forever - Thanks to wireless power, we may soon see the day of drones having endless power, and thus unlimited flight time.