Tag: energy

What if outdoor gyms produced electricity?

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Update: 2/12/21 at 5:40am
A British company makes outdoor gyms that harness the energy of the people working out. The electricity generated by exercisers can power the lights of the outdoor gym and charge phones. The equipment can produce up to 400W, though 100W…
Balloons are popular when it comes to imagining the science future. Canadian company Hydrostor¬†came up with a way to store compressed air in balloons underwater that can be used to create electricity when needed. From a Hydrostor press release: "The…

What if we put solar panels on balloons?

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Update: 2/12/21 at 5:40am
An electro-chemist with the¬†Japanese-French laboratory NextPV is studying the idea of putting solar cells on balloons and floating them high in the sky. This would make the solar cells "five times more abundant than on the ground." New Orleans is…
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