Posts Tagged ‘kinetic energy’

Speed Bumps Converted to Generate Electricity

Tuesday, September 8, 2009 7:51 No Comments

The company New Energy Technologies has developed a prototype device which will make use of speed bumps to generate electric energy. It is now tested at a Burger King in Hillside, New Jersey.

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Kinetic Energy Generated from Marching Soldiers to be Converted into Energy

Thursday, July 30, 2009 1:37 No Comments

Researchers at the University of Leeds aims to develop a system that can harness kinetic energy from marching soldiers. The $1.5 million plan will focus on finding a way to convert human energy into usable power for military field applications. It is part of the larger “battery-free soldier” project that also includes development of solar [...]

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Roll Charger- A kinetic charger that juices up your batteries

Tuesday, May 5, 2009 5:06 No Comments

Roll Charger is a kinetic charger created by Shanghai designer Jiang Qian. He was inspired by Chinese baoding balls. This device could recharge your batteries by harnessing energy from the ball’s motion. Roll Charger converts that kinetic energy into electricity which is then used to charge a single battery within the ball.

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GO2 catamaran powered by its piezoelectric dance floor

Saturday, May 2, 2009 6:56 No Comments

This environment-friendly catamaran named GO2 is designed to cross along the river Thames.  GO2 will be powered entirely by electricity, providing entertainment and transport for up to 40 VIP guests attending concerts and other events at the O2 arena, London.

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Shoes That Generate Electricity Upon Movement!

Thursday, October 16, 2008 23:47 1 Comment

These shoes are perfectly for those who makes some good running/jogging or are walking in a park and listen music to an iPod. A Japansese telecommunications company named NTT claims that it is developing shoes that generate power upon movement. These shoes could power an iPod forever because they generate 1.2 watts of electricity, but [...]

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