A Forest of Power: Solar Energy-Harvesting Trees

Scientists at VTT have developed a prototype of a tree that harvests solar energy from its surroundings — whether indoors or outdoors — stores it and turns it into electricity to power small devices such as mobile phones, humidifiers, thermometers and LED light bulbs. The technology can also be used to harvest kinetic energy from the environment.

via Renewable Energy News – RenewableEnergyWorld.com http://ift.tt/1yMhi1s

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