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Energy Breakthroughs.

Weight Driven Generator.

This is pretty small scale but it’s a proof of concept.   The idea came from needing a small amount of light for an outhouse. He decided to use a weight that the “user” could lift up a few feet … Continue reading

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Breath powered USB charger.

Nothing makes me happier than seeing watts generated by people. This here is a USB charger capable of harnessing the expansion and contraction of the chest of a breathing geek. It’s a little rough around the edges… but the concept … Continue reading

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Making watts with your exhaust manifold.

Purdue University researchers are developing technology that will turn the heat from vehicle exhaust into electricity.  Collaborating with GM, the researchers are developing thermoelectric generators (TEGs) that will take that heat and use it to run vehicle electrical systems and … Continue reading

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