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Harvesting energy with old bike parts

Harvesting energy with old bike parts
A wave energy harvester powerful enough to charge a mobile phone has been developed by researchers at Nottingham Trent University. The harvester has been made out of old bike parts and a disused pressure cooker. BSc Product Design undergraduate Owen Griffiths and Professor Amin Al-Habaibeh, a professor of intelligent engineering systems, created the energy harvester to help people in developing countries with poor access to electricity.  
7th June 2017

Mushroom speakers amplify environmental message

Mushroom speakers amplify environmental message
Speakers made from the roots of mushrooms have been designed by a Nottingham Trent University student to create a new sound. Bertie Ford, who created FungiSound as part of his BSc Product Design degree, says his project also sends out an environmental message about the imaginative use of natural materials. Using mycelium – the material produced underground by mushrooms – the 22-year-old has made casing which also acts as sound dampening for loud speakers.
5th June 2017


Predictor forecasts energy use a decade in advance

Predictor forecasts energy use a decade in advance
  A researcher has developed a forecasting tool which can predict an individual’s or an entire city’s energy needs ten years in advance to enhance the way planners achieve environmental targets and help those in fuel-poverty understand their future needs.
20th January 2017


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POWER & ENERGY 2017
22nd November 2017
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