Archive for the 'Renewable Energy' Category

Speed Bumps that Generate Electricity

Well, here’s something that would make speed bumps less annoying. The Motion Powered Speed Bump isn’t your ordinary cement speed bump found near schools, it’s a flat metal plate with long thin pedals on top. As a car passes over it, the pedals turns gears and generates 2,000W of electricity per car.
So, what uses can [...]

Hydrogen from Pee?

Okay, so this news is green but a bit weird. It seems that scientists are attempting to harness a lot of hydrogen from urine. They say that taking hydrogen from urine is a lot easier than doing so with water. This is because of urea, a component of urine, which scientists say has four hydrogen [...]