Energy & Green Tech

Brick by brick, a solution seeking to topple energy storage roadblock

A nagging question as the year gets closer to the very end. The wind is there. The water is there. The sun is there. How is it that we are still so far off in fossil-fuel land? Farms, plants, rigs later, those in the renewables ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Exercise-coach watch has self-charging battery system

(Tech Xplore)—Self-charging smart watches are undergoing a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. They really do mean self-charging; they have come up with a kinetic self sustaining battery system, according to a promotional ...

Energy & Green Tech

Solar power, kinetic energy turn on streetlights in Vegas plaza

(Tech Xplore)—Footsteps and the sun. The two key ingredients for Smart Street Lights, from EnGoPlanet. This month marks a big event for the New York based group, as it was announced that street lights powered by pedestrian ...