16 innovations

16 innovations getting us off fossil fuels

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This whirlpool turbine can provide power to dozens of homes in rural areas. This will make poor people’s life easy and will be economically beneficial. It has the ability to generate power 24 hours a day and can be easily installed in most rivers and canals. It works following a unique method. Free-flowing water powers up the generator’s turbine. It does not cause any harm to aquatic life and allows fish to pass through easily.

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The water motor turbine has been made specifically for slow-moving water. Since it works in currents as low as 2 mph it can be used almost everywhere. According to the designers, the turbine is the first of its kind. Something like this has never been used before. Additionally, it is absolutely safe for aquatic wildlife.

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The giant flower is made up of solar panels. It works just like sunflowers. This smart flower mimics the way the real sunflowers absorb solar energy. It has a tracking system which is used to track the sun in the same manner as real flowers do. This innovation is a perfect example to show the combination of science and nature coming together and excellence.

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The home biomass 2.0 is another masterpiece that turns food scraps into gas. Bacteria the waste and turns it into biogas. This appliance has the potential to take up to six liters of waste per day. Which in turn can produce up to three hours of cooking gas? It is completely natural and its economic benefits are huge. It can even make fertilizer.

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The floating solar plant generates more electricity than traditional solar plants. The eater helps to cool down the panels and improves their efficiency. The panels have been designed by experts so that they can withstand extreme weather conditions. Moreover, they are recyclable which means once ascertained they can be used again and again.

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The floor tiles use footprints to generate electricity. They are known as Pavegen tiles and on an average basis, it generates 5 watts of power per footstep. They are most effective in high traffic areas like cities where huge gatherings occur on a daily basis. The company even used the tiles to charge a Tesla.

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The Go Sun Grill has been powered using sunlight. Reflectors focus on the sun’s light rays onto a metal tube and temperature up to 55°F for the cooking purpose. The food is inserted directly inside the cylindrical tube and then the magic happens. In the long run, it will be beneficial for many restaurants by lowering their overall investment cost and giving them more profit in a short time.

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This Panda image is again made out of solar panels. China, one of the leading countries has pledged to make at least thousands of these panda power plants. It can undoubtedly power more than ten thousand households annually. The idea was actually proposed by a 15-year-old girl named Ada Yan Tung in 2015. She suggested that the design would get young people involved in renewable energy.

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These turbines make up America’s first offshore wind farm. General Electric and Deepwater Wind collaborated on these projects. Coming together they have transformed imaginable thing into reality. It is believed that over a year it will emit forty thousand fewer tons of greenhouse gas than fossil fuels along with generating the same amount of energy.

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The eco capsule is a micro-housing pod. And can house two people for up to a year. It has all the necessary amenities. Starting from the kitchen, bathroom to the storage area. It is powered by solar cells and a wind turbine. IN addition it even collects and filters rain for drinking water.

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The Saphonion is a bladeless wind turbine imitates bird’s wing or a fish’s tail. And it was designed after a ship’s tail. One of its best features is that it is bladeless, hence much cheaper than traditional turbines. Moreover it does not interfere with magnetic or radar waves..

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The hydralight lantern is an eco friendly lantern. It can be used as an alternative to traditional gas lit lanterns. It runs easily on salt water and an energy cell. It actually uses the charged particles in water to generate electricity. It is very simple to use this lantern. Just a single dip in salt water and it has the capacity to give off over 250 hours of light.

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This Floating wind farm in Scotland is something extraordinary. It is first of its kind. It can provide power to twenty thousand households for a year. It is held in place by suction anchors in the seabed so there is worry that it will float away. It is a great achievement in the field of science and has opened many new ways and prospects.

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This sewage is being turned into biodiesel. Here the carbon content in human waste is converted into energy. According to the engineers this biodiesel can be used in regular diesel car engines. With little to no modifications it withstands the parameter of great invention in the field of science development.

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The Bio mimic Wind Converter is a wonderful discovery when thought of. This bladeless turbine mimics a hummingbird’s wings. The Tyer Wind Converter uses a flapping motion instead of rotating blades. Though it is not as powerful as bladed turbines bit its smaller size makes it ideal for populated areas.

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This battery has the capacity to make, supply and store its own energy. The Eli easily charges itself and can be used as an electric grid. The solar panels in it gather and store energy. It is portable and easily removable. And the best part of it is that it can be even controlled with smart phones.

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