Category Archives: Technology

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In-shoe energy dissipated from walking to power up mobiles!

The best thing about energy dissipation is that it happens all around us but only a few can underline its importance and harness it into something more useful. The latest innovation by University of Wisconsin-Madison engineering researchers, Tom Krupenkin and J. Ashley Taylor is an

Solaris Concept Car for 2013 World Solar Challenge

Mazda and Aurora Solar Car are two names that remind us of mobility, environmental sustainability and innovation. Giving wings to the idea, the duo has announced the Aurora Solaris Concept Car design by industrial designer Ali Jafari from Monash University. The sun powered electric concept

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Samsung’s Solar-Powered Laptop is now available in Korea

Remember the mini notebook (NC215) from Samsung? A laptop with 10.1″ dimension, supporting the photo-voltaic panels, released some time ago by Samsung has now come to Korea. The specification says two hours of charge can power the device for up to 1 hour and 14

Generador Eolico

Generador Eolico – Domestic vertical axis wind turbine concept

Argentine designer Miriam Peterson wishes to provide solution to the problem with the wind energy on domestic level with his new Generador Eolico. It is a vertical axis wind turbine with three savonius rotors can be expected to provide 3KW of electricity. For that designer

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Solar powered rolling shutter

Motorized rolling shutter systems used for protection from environmental carnage like storms, hurricanes and sometimes for protection from extreme weather condition like heat and cold have quite a messy setup with wires all over. Well, now Hurricane Shutters Florida has come up with a solar

Reverse Tricycle that you can build for as low as $550

We have seen a number of tricycles or trikes in the past that are flashy and expensive at the same. But here is PV Electric Tricycle that Farrukh Khan from Pakistan has built (at the University of Engineering and Technology) for just under $600 which