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Technology never ceases to amaze!

image credit: Courtesy of University of Massachusetts, Amherst
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Energy Market Specialist, Hitachi Energy USA Inc.

Kent Knutson is a market specialist focusing on energy industry intelligence for Hitachi Energy.  He has more than 30 years of experience designing and developing intelligence products for some...

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Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently announced that they have figured out how to engineer a biofilm that harvests the energy in evaporation and converts it to electricity. This technology has the potential to revolutionize the world of wearable electronics, powering everything from personal medical sensors to personal electronics.

 

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Matt Chester on Aug 11, 2022

I wonder if there's anything to the potential to scale up and work on a more macro scale-- harnessing energy of evaporation on a large body of water? 

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