Post-Disaster House by Daiwa Lease

The Japanese company Daiwa Lease has developed a transportable outpost for housing rescue workers during a relief operation following a disaster. Totally autonomous, it is designed to ensure the survi...

Enercon E-Ship 1: wind-powered ship

It is the only ship in the world with a hybrid propulsion system that uses wind energy collection by four strong towers 25 meters high and 4 in diameter. The freighter E-Ship 1 of the German wind powe...

Promote solar energy conservation technology

Students of the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) designed a solar food dehydrator, in order to promote the use of alternative sources of energy and prevent food waste, especially in rural areas, w...

U.S. scientists invent solar fuel

According to investigators, the produced hydrogen may be used in electric vehicles powered by fuel cells powered by hydrogen. A group of researchers from the University of Minnesota (USA) began an exp...

WEGA: Competitive ocean power

An innovative model for recovering the energy of waves, called WEGA (Gravitational Wave Energy Absorber), was developed by the Portuguese company Sea for life. This device consists of a body hanging a...

Solar glass tiles

The system is currently only commercially available in Sweden and Spain, although next year will introduce Soltech Energy in the U.S. market. Energy Soltech of Sweden has been awarded for the developm...

Capturing CO2? Better with a synthetic tree

Scientists at Columbia University New York for years had been conducting research that laid the creation of devices capable of capturing much more CO2 than natural trees. Essentially these are high-te...

Danish engineers want to store the wind … in bags

The experiment has been carried out by engineers at the Technical University of Denmark who, roughly, would inject compressed air in large bags buried under the dunes of Jutland. The bags were inflate...