This could be a classic win-win solution: A system proposed by researchers at MIT recycles materials from discarded car batteries - a potential source of lead pollution - into new, long-lasting solar panels that provide renewable energy, emissions-free power. The system is described in a paper in the journal Energy and Environmental Science, co-authored by professors Angela M. Belcher and Paula T. Hammond, graduate student Po-Yen Chen, and three others.
Solar Royal, LLC announces PowerShield Power Conditioning System whole home surge protection with integrated power factor correction ($379 Retail).
AUSTIN, TEXAS (August 8, 2014) Solar Royal, LLC announces the launch of the first product in the line of PowerJOLT Energy Efficient Series products. The goal with the PowerJOLT Series is to be responsible to our environment by offering only the highest-quality products that create a healthy, efficient and energy-wise solution in both residential and commercial applications. The PowerShield Power Conditioning System protects electronics, saves money and conserves energy by
When you think about how fashion will work alongside technology in the future, it might be hard to break from science-fiction-heavy ideas. However, fashionably using solar, wind and even kinetic energy to charge devices, keep us connected and even donate our energy to non-profits is being explored by a number of design houses. Meg Grant, of Solar Fiber, says she and co-collaborators Aniela Hoitink, Marina Toeters, Ralf Jacobs, and Professor Derek Schlettwein from Giessen University