Alternative Energy

Energy Inventions

News and information about innovative inventions and future technology.

Dec 11, 2016

Energy Inventions

Nicola Tesla's inventions revolutionized the electricity industry and facilitated the fast paced growth of global industry. Since that time countless inventors have created amazing technologies that have completely changed the way we live. Today there are thousands of individuals and companies across the globe who are working hard to develop alternative energy solutions for future generations. This page contains articles about alternative energy inventions.

Harnessing High Winds With Giant Kites

Harnessing High Winds With Giant Kites

People are trying various sources to produce alternative energy. We have often witnessed children flying kites. But very few of us have given a thought to generate energy from

WindCube Generates Electricity in Moderate Wind

WindCube Generates Electricity in Moderate Wind

Wind power is the fastest growing industry in the alternative energy sector. Wind turbines generate clean and green power for us but they have certain precondition. One of it

Improvements in Wind Speed Forecasting

Improvements in Wind Speed Forecasting

Sources of alternative energy are still in infancy stage and taking nascent steps towards the future. So there are ample scopes for scientists to improve upon the various aspects

New Concentration Solar Power Modules

New Concentration Solar Power Modules

The alternative sources of energy are constantly evolving. Scientists and manufacturers are trying to come up with better products that are user friendly and economical. Government is drawing policies

Wind Energizer Donut for More Efficient Turbines

Wind Energizer Donut for More Efficient Turbines

We all know about the impending future of the fossil fuels. Ultimately we will be forced to look for alternative energy fuels. Those countries who have resources and infrastructure

Using Radar to Protect Birds from Wind Farms

Using Radar to Protect Birds from Wind Farms

The new Peñascal wind farm in Texas hopes to become a model for responsible development by installing new radar technology to protect migratory birds and wildlife. According to recent

Harvesting Solar Rays in Space

Harvesting Solar Rays in Space

When in distress we often look towards the heaven to find an answer to our problems. West coast energy giant, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) is doing the same.

New Solar Technology from Ancient Diatoms

New Solar Technology from Ancient Diatoms

Scientists are constantly working on alternative energy sources to make its use widespread like fossil fuels. They are tirelessly working on the drawbacks of alternative energy sources so that

Splitting Water Into Hydrogen And Oxygen

Splitting Water Into Hydrogen And Oxygen

We often want to imitate nature for near perfect results. But sometimes it just remains a desire. In its quest for green and clean energy mankind is searching for

New Sponge-like Gas Storage Material

New Sponge-like Gas Storage Material

Environmentalists, common man, scientists, politicians, everyone want to breathe fresh and clean air and leave this earth in a better shape for next generation. Environmentalists and scientists are working

Breakthrough to Advance Hydrogen Car Production

Breakthrough to Advance Hydrogen Car Production

One of the main hurdles in the field of hydrogen car research is the development of a good fueling system. Professor Issam Mudawar along with his research team has

MIT Completes Virus-Built Nanomachine Battery

MIT Completes Virus-Built Nanomachine Battery

When we watch science fiction, deep in our heart many of us believe that’s how it will remain, a fiction. But few refuse to believe that and turn science

Economical Biodiesel Fuel from Algae

Economical Biodiesel Fuel from Algae

We all want to live in a clean and green world and breathe pollution free air. For this kind of environment we desperately need a fossil fuel free world.

Superhydrophobic: Self-cleaning Photovoltaic Cells

Superhydrophobic: Self-cleaning Photovoltaic Cells

A team of scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology has developed a new treatment for silicon photovoltaic solar cells. This new method generates bumps and peaks on the

New Nanogenerator for Ipods and Cellphones

New Nanogenerator for Ipods and Cellphones

In the 237th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) an interesting fact came to light that in near future we can recharge our cell phones or iPods

Flying Cars by 2011?

Flying Cars by 2011?

If you secretly nurtured a dream of owning a flying car, the good news is your dream can be a reality by 2011. This month MIT students, from Department

Nanotube Technology Transforms CO2 Into Fuel

Nanotube Technology Transforms CO2 Into Fuel

Presence of surplus carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has taken center stage in the environmental science. All over the world people are worried about the excess amount of carbon

Nanotech Batteries – A New Energy Future

Nanotech Batteries – A New Energy Future

People want to use clean and green energy and live easy on earth’s resources. Many are changing to hybrid cars and using solar panels side by side with conventional

More Efficient Palladium Fuel Cell Catalysts

More Efficient Palladium Fuel Cell Catalysts

This age is known as electronic age. It seems impossible to run life without electronic goods. They are part and parcel of our personal and professional life. We use

Longest Nanowires May Lead To Better Fuel Cells

Longest Nanowires May Lead To Better Fuel Cells

We are searching for the alternative energy which can conveniently be used for our industrial and everyday purposes. Wind, water, geothermal and many other alternative energy sources are good

Nanocups Could Improve Solar Cell Efficiency

Nanocups Could Improve Solar Cell Efficiency

Now scientists are working on metallic nanoparticles to manipulate light in more effective ways than conventional optical materials to tap extra energy from the sunlight. Rice University researchers are

Elastic Edges for Wind Turbine Blades

Elastic Edges for Wind Turbine Blades

The life of wind turbine blades can be significantly enhanced by modifying their shape. There is a lot of load on the large wind turbines when the blades rotate

New Battery Technology Charges in Seconds

New Battery Technology Charges in Seconds

For the successful takeover of alternative energy over conventional sources of energy we need a good battery technology too for power storage. The devices we want to keep on

Turning Sunlight Into Liquid Fuel

Turning Sunlight Into Liquid Fuel

We have been hearing about artificial leaves and artificial trees for energy generation for quite sometime. Our life giver green plants are performing this function called photosynthesis for millions

Self-Heating Ecological House

Self-Heating Ecological House

We come across scores of people unmindful of giving back to nature what they are taking and consuming the resources of nature, haphazardly. But we also come across a

SMART Technology for Efficient Helicopters

SMART Technology for Efficient Helicopters

We use helicopters for medical emergencies, search operations, traffic reporting or protecting celebrity privacy from paparazzi. They are loud, give us bumps (not birthday bumps) and are considered not

New Hydrogen Purification Method

New Hydrogen Purification Method

This feeling is making inroads into many hearts and minds that we need clean and green fuel. Hydrogen is the simplest element known to us. Its atom contains just

Artificial Trees to Harness Solar and Wind Energy

Artificial Trees to Harness Solar and Wind Energy

If you think planting trees is going to save the planet from global warming, you’re thinking in the right direction but a problem — we may call it a

Energy from Solar Roadways

Energy from Solar Roadways

We are using fossil fuels as the primary source of energy to run our Industrial Civilization. But we are paying a heavy price for using fossil fuels in the

Robot Ranchers Could Maintain Future Wind Farms

Robot Ranchers Could Maintain Future Wind Farms

We all know that the need of the hour is alternative energy so that future generations can still breathe fresh air and have enough energy for their industrial purposes