Study: Solar Energy Could Power Pacemakers – Yahoo News

Study: Solar Energy Could Power Pacemakers More Researchers say energy from ambient sunlight may be a possible alternative to battery power for pacemakers and other medical implants, according to a study published recently in the international journal Annals of Biomedical Engineering. Cardiac pacemakers are usually powered by batteries that must be replaced or recharged every […]

In the future, avocado pits could be used as eco-friendly fuel – Konbini – Konbini US

Avocados have never been more prolific: on toast, with eggs, in sandwiches, on salads, and, of course, guacamole. In the past few years the avocado has been crowned the king of fruit. In addition to our ruinous ecological impact overall, it seems we’re also wasting a large portion of the fruit (26% according to studies): the skin and the pit. The pit […]

New Green Energy Could Change the Way We Move – Santa monica Observed

Wood pulp, a common waste material, could allow homeowners and communities to create their own energy by just walking around. UW–Madison associate professor Xudong Wang, graduate student Chunhua Yao, and their collaborators published the details of this amazing new technology in the journal Nano Energy. Wood pulp is already a component of many pressed wood […]

Solar energy systems could be put on Augusta buildings – WRDW-TV

 “I can’t believe I’m looking at my roof and I’ve got a whole solar system up and running,” O’Shea said.  Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) — Augusta won’t be participating in any large solar energy programs yet, but commissioners are looking into smaller projects to save money.Depending on the project, the city has the […]

Africa Could Lead World on Green Energy – Climate Central

By Anna Leach, The Guardian Africa could be the first region in the world to power its economic development on renewable energy rather than fossil fuels such as coal, according to the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA). “I’m very excited about this,” said Fatih Birol as he launched the World Energy Outlook 2015 last month. “When we […]

Hydrogen fuel made from corn husks could be renewable energy breakthrough … – International Business Times UK

Researchers from Virginia Tech have discovered a new biological way of creating hydrogen fuel that takes a lot less time and is much cheaper, which could be a breakthrough to help end the human race’s dependence on fossil fuels. Hydrogen fuel is a green fuel that has almost zero carbon emissions, and at the moment, […]

Solar energy could soon get a 2-for-1 boost with tandem cells – ExtremeTech

Share This article While Europe has embraced solar power technology to the point that an eclipse can cause mild panic, the efficiency of the best solar cells is still hovering around a mere 25%. That’s a lot of free energy that isn’t being harvested. Past research has pointed to a plentiful mineral known as perovskite […]

Bill could change future of solar energy – wlfi.com

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) – A new bill could change the future of renewable energy and how it’s used in Indiana. Patrick Tishmack uses solar energy at his home. “We were basically pre-purchasing our energy for the next several decades,” Tishmack said. When Tishmack’s solar panels produce excess electricity the utility company buys it back […]

A Slew Of Green Energy Progress Could Be Made During Obama’s Visit To India – Huffington Post

By Arshad Mohammed GANDHINAGAR, India, Jan 11 (Reuters) – There could be progress on U.S.-India civil nuclear cooperation, solar power and climate change when U.S. President Barack Obama visits India in two weeks, U.S. officials said on Sunday. While stressing there were no guarantees that some of the most vexing economic issues between India and […]