The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently released the Report to Congress on the Potential Environmental Effects of Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy Technologies.
Imagine lighting city streets, neighborhood parks and sidewalks with the power of waste.
While energy from the sun and the wind is one eco-friendly method of providing power to street lamps, the three products listed below utilize what some may consider “unusual” technology to tackle two issues, waste and energy.
Doggy-Doo Powered Street Lamps
While the White House is still trying to convince Congress to pass his energy bill, China is moving forward with improvements to its energy policies.
The military is often at the forefront of renewable energy technology. That’s because fossil fuels are costly, dangerous and difficult to transport. They create a heat signature that is easily located by enemies and require large convoys for keeping the troops powered. And they are proving ever more difficult and costly to secure.