Green Alternatives · Green Energy · Sustainability

Mimic-nature device that produces energy

Some scientist from the Iowa State University designed and built a small device that could generate energy thanks to a piezoelectrical processes.

They chose to use and model the Cottonwood leaves because its flattened leaves oscillate in a regular pattern that optimizes energy generation due to shape and physiognomy of its leaf stalks.

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It is still a prototype and much more study needs to be done, but if it succeeds will allow an off-grid energy harvesting.

Do you think it will work?

For more information please read the whole article

Source: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/01/170131124330.htm

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