A pair of Indian entrepreneurs has developed an advanced integrated canopy system that not only offers shade and produces renewable electricity from the sun but goes a step farther and also collects and filters rainwater.
Almost 90% of the energy consumed by your washing machine is used to heat water. Switching to cold-water clothes washing gets clothes just as clean as hot water, while using less energy and money.
An Israeli company is working on a light-filtering paint that can help actively cool buildings using zero electricity.
Would you like to live with smart city technology? If so, what technology would you like to see implemented in your smart city?
In conjunction with Smart Cities Week D.C. and the unveiling of our Consumer Research Study, Power Over Energy and Silverspring Networks will be hosting a Tweetchat on the topic of what consumers expect from smart city technologies.
A new method of harvesting energy from water evaporation could be comparable to that of wind and solar power and might one day have a big impact on solving our power problems.
A radiative cooling technology for air conditioning could help cut energy consumption – and carbon dioxide emissions – in new buildings by nearly 70 percent.
Solar Squared glass bricks are the latest solar power invention
Warmer conditions are encouraging algae to grow and darken the ice sheet's surface, causing the it to melt more quickly.
One Australian company is on a mission to print out ultra-thin, flexible screen-printed batteries, which could then be applied on top of super-thin flexible screen-printed solar panels.