Artificial light-harvesting method achieves 100% energy transfer efficiency
Mechanical motion rectifier leads to better energy harvesting
Energy harvesting skin generates power from air conditioners
Quick jolt of energy could improve energy harvesting by a factor of 40
Ancient effect harnessed to produce electricity from waste heat
A phenomenon first observed by an ancient Greek philosopher 2,300 years ago has become the basis for a new device designed to harvest the enormous amounts of energy wasted as heat each year to produce electricity. ...
Porphyrin Dimers Increase Efficiency of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
Award-winning energy harvester brings practical applications closer
Wringing more energy out of everyday motions
Randomness and chaos in nature, as it turns out, can be a good thing especially if you are trying to harvest energy from the movements of everyday activities like walking.
As Brazil ramps up sugarcane production researchers foresee regional climate effects
Conversion of large swaths of Brazilian land for sugar plantations will help the country meet its needs for producing cane-derived ethanol but it also could lead to important regional climate effects, according to a team ...
France 2012 wines include both beauties and beasts
There will be some beauties to be found—but you may first need to kiss a few toads.
The Finnish hydrogen roadmap: Hydrogen to join electricity in ending traffic pollution
Global expectations for hydrogen are currently sky-high. Transport applications stand at the threshold of commercialisation, while ahead lies an investment boom in the hydrogen distribution network. The changeover to hydrogen ...
Early ripening of grapes pinned to warming, soil moisture
Researchers in Australia say they have pinpointed key factors in the early ripening of grapes, providing potential answers for wine growers threatened by global warming.
Power-generating knee strap hints at end for batteries
Battery-powered devices could soon be a thing of the past thanks to a group of UK researchers who have created a novel energy harvester to power some of the latest wearable gadgets.
UK scientists develop optimum piezoelectric energy harvesters
Scientists working as part of the Metrology for Energy Harvesting Project have developed a new model to deliver the maximum power output for piezoelectric energy harvesters.