Paddy Kelly

Paddy Kelly

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๐Ÿ”Œ The Air-gen - Making power out of nothing at all

Electrical engineer Jun Yao and microbiologist Derek Loveley, working at the University of Massachusetts Amherst [https://www.umass.edu/], have described, in a recent paper in Nature [https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2010-9.epdf], a bioelectrical device capable of producing clean electricity from nothing more than slightly moist air. The

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๐ŸŒ™ A solar panel that can operate at night

A new paper describes a PV solar panel system that can still generate electricity long after the sun has gone down.

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โšก What goes up - using gravity to store energy

With solar and wind energy booming, thereโ€™s still one big problem, and thatโ€™s storage. How can we assure a reliable power supply when the sun isnโ€™t shining, or the wind isnโ€™t blowing?