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Solar-powered racing car launched by CUER student team

solar-powered racing car

The launch of a new solar-powered racing car built by British students aims to highlight the potential of electric vehicles. According Engineering and Technology Magazine, the 60-strong student organization Cambridge University Eco-Racing Team (CUER) has been designing, building and racing eco-vehicles since 2007 and later today it will unveil its latest creation – a solar-powered […]

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July 14th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,Student,WORLD | Read More »

This camera runs on solar power from the pictures it takes

Self-Powered Camera

Scientists invented a video camera that is powered by…light. Columbia University researchers have developed a self-powered camera whose pixels both record light and turn it into electricity. According to engadget.com, the trick is the use of photodiodes (which are common in both cameras and solar panels) that are permanently set to collect energy, not simply […]

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April 16th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Student,WEB | Read More »

This paper thin battery will charge your smartphone in 60 seconds

ultra-fast-charging battery

Battery life problems are among the most common smartphone affliction. No matter how power efficient the hardware gets, manufacturers end up using all of it and more for improved displays, faster performance, and more features. Now scientists at Stanford University have come up with an ultra-fast-charging paper thin battery that can be produced on a […]

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April 8th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Student,WEB | Read More »

Delhi University students show us how Metro trains can produce wind energy

energy from metro trains

Delhi University students found an innovative way of harnessing wind energy churned out by Metro trains to generate electricity. According to IBN Live, the project, undertaken by Kalindi College, has also got the backing of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), which allowed the students to install a turbine on trial basis at one of the […]

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April 6th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Student,WEB | Read More »

Singapore’s first 3D-printed urban solar electric car

solar-powered cars

Two solar-powered electric cars, designed by students from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), were unveiled by the institution on Monday morning. According to Channel News Asia, one of the two is the first car in Singapore to be made with 3D-printed parts. Its cabin, which can seat one driver, is made of 150 3D-printed components […]

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February 2nd, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Student,WEB | Read More »

Engineering students invented a device that extracts energy from wireless signals

collect energy from wifi signals

Two Engineering students invented a cheap device that collects stray microwave signals in the air and converts them into power for charging batteries. The invention works similar to solar panels, the researchers claim that their converter can collect stray signals anything wireless, including satellite signals, sound or even Wi-Fi. They used fiberglass and copper energy […]

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January 5th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Student,WEB | Read More »

A new solar academy is opened in Kenya

Three German PV companies have launched a solar academy in Nairobi. It is a partnership between Energiebau Solarstromsysteme Gmbh, Schott Solar, Solar Technology and the German Company for International Cooperation.

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August 10th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,Africa,Analysis & Features,BUSINESS,Education,INDUSTRY,Solar PhotoVoltaics,Student,WEB,WORLD | Read More »

Californian college – 100% electricity from solar panels

The first college in the U.S. to go ‘grid positive’, the Butte College has installed 25,000 solar panels. The college will generate over 100 percent of its electricity from solar power.

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July 6th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,BUSINESS,Education,Green Buildings,INDUSTRY,Market News,Student,USA,WEB,WORLD | Read More »

How to convert a pizza box into a solar-powered oven?

A good way to beat global warming is to give free rein to imagination and create ecological things. Can you imagine combining a free pizza party with solar cooking?

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May 27th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,BUSINESS,Exhibitions,Gadgets,How to,INDUSTRY,MARKETING,Student,Technology,USA,WORLD | Read More »

Green Home made by Victoria University students

The architecture students designed a home, located at the Wellington waterfront which  packs 28 solar panels, 48 water-collecting tubes on the roof for a solar-powered hot water system, triple glazing and wool insulation. This house cost 500.000$ to be built.

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May 9th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,BUSINESS,Green Buildings,INDUSTRY,Market News,Student,USA,WEB,WORLD | Read More »

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