Energy & Green Tech

Artificial 'power plants' harness energy from wind and rain

Fake plants are moving into the 21st century. Researchers developed literal "power plants"—tiny, leaf-shaped generators that create electricity from a blowing breeze or falling raindrops—and described them in ACS Sustainable ...

Energy & Green Tech

Scientists explore solar cell-based hybrid energy harvesters

Energy harvesting stands out as a vital player in our modern world. Solar energy, with its renewable and environmentally friendly characteristics, has gained immense popularity in various applications, ranging from small ...

Energy & Green Tech

Generating electricity from store-bought, double-sided tape

Along with bitterly cold temperatures, winter usually brings dry air and the occasional zap of static electricity. Those shocks might be annoying, but researchers are working to harness that otherwise wasted energy with triboelectric ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

Preventing static in the semiconductor process

The research team led by Professor Ju-Hyuck Lee of the Department of Energy Science and Engineering at DGIST has developed a static prevention technology using a triboelectric nanogenerator. The findings of this study facilitate ...

Engineering

A new way to make electricity using ocean waves

A team of researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences has developed a new way to generate electricity using ocean waves. In their paper published in the journal One Earth, the group describes how their new device works ...

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