Electricity

A single drop of water can generate power to light up 100 LED bulbs

The innovative generator can achieve performances thousands of times higher than similar devices.

Mystery solved: How friction leads to static electricity

Triboelectricity, flexoelectricity and friction are inextricably linked

Thin films of rust generate electricity from flowing saltwater

Until now, we have seen a number of ways to generate electricity and now 'rust' has joined the line. The team of scientist at Caltech...

Tesla launches Megapack, a massive battery storage for utility-scale projects

Almost two years ago, Tesla built and installed the world's largest lithium-ion battery in South Australia, which saved around $40 million in its first...

Drones will fly for days with this new technology

Thermophotovoltaic power conversion utilizes thermal radiation from a local heat source to generate electricity in a photovoltaic cell. On a solar cell, the addition...

New small, compact coil generated world’s strongest continuous magnetic field

Researchers at the Florida State University-based National High Magnetic Field Laboratory have created a toilet paper roll-sized magnet which is less than a centimeter...

Hydroelectric Cell produces electricity from water without using chemicals

Countries around the world are continuously pursuing green and hygienic technology to generate power from available limited resources of nature. Power generation from renewable...

The new device produces electric power from the coldness of the universe directly

For the first time, an international team of scientists demonstrated that it is possible to generate a measurable amount of electricity in a diode...

Converting waste heat into electrical energy

Thermoelectric (TE) materials are popular because they enable energy conversion between heat and electricity. Those devices are made from materials that can convert a...