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4 months agoWell said Nic innovation should be encouraged
4 months agoIn my experience in industry I have observed a number of sad phenomena. Where ever there are issues of competition, patent rights, new ideas and renewable energy or low cost energy projects involved you...
4 months agoSad to hear that this has failed. Looking at the design I thought if implemented as a pine cone and hung from any tree, but especially a fir it would be a good solution?
Out of interest...
5 months agoPovogla, sadly, it seems you may be correct to a degree, the company failed in its industrialisation of the design, which I think is a pity, however, all is not lost as they are currently searching for...
5 months ago''Will the Wind Tree be a success?''
We can say no. NewWind is out of business since 03.08.17.
September 11, 2017 12:52
Wind energy is one of the fastest growing sources of electrical power and currently represents 5% of the worlds demand, this could potentially grow to 40% by 2050.
May 16, 2017 10:28
NewWind, a newly created company, based in France, is installing tree-shaped wind turbines, called WindTree, in Paris and other towns and also European cities, to help address the Worlds growing power needs.
October 21, 2016 08:21
Mumbai/Pforzheim/Freiburg, October 19, 2016 – The Indian solar market is experiencing strong growth, bringing it ever closer to the Indian government’s goal of increasing the installed photovoltaic (PV) capacity to 100 gigawatts (GW) by.....
October 19, 2016 08:15
In the midst of all the buzz around lethal effects of global warming and enormously high pollution levels, small yet powerful initiatives taken up by residential units such as installing solar panels on rooftops appears as a moment of sunshine.
October 4, 2016 16:53
Ever wonder if you can run an off the grid, solar powered workshop shop and studio? Maker Tonic heads out to Solar Mill in Richmond VA where Bert Green is powering his entire shop with solar energy.
March 15, 2016 13:45
Imagine if we could harness wasted energy and produce electricity– if we could charge our phones while we walk or use the motion of the seas to generate power.
November 19, 2015 11:21
The ability to harvest energy from the environment is increasingly opening up design opportunities in the Internet of Things and wearable technology
October 19, 2015 15:10
A look at the Evaluation Kit and putting the technology to the test
August 14, 2015 13:39
Replacing a battery with a thermoelectric generator (TEG) is possible in certain applications, they are a longer-lasting alternative to batteries and do not run out (as long as a temperature difference is present).
July 10, 2015 15:53
The demand for wireless solutions for the transfer of data or power without the need for a power source is rapidly increasing.
July 9, 2015 10:00
Thermal energy harvesting is the process of capturing heat which is either waste energy given off by engines, machines and other sources or which is freely available in the environment and putting it to use.
March 18, 2015 10:03
ebm-papst, Europe’s leading manufacturer of fans and motors, was announced as the winner for two awards at the National ACR Awards, which recognises innovation and excellence within air conditioning and refrigeration.