A number of recent innovations caught my eye, not because they’re ground-breaking, but because they’re fun and interesting. I get impatient waiting for those big, break-through inventions that change the world, like some of the LENR (Low Energy Nuclear Reaction) pieces we post here. So this is my chance to promote some of the lesser-known renewable energy products that don’t seem to get enough attention.
Solar Powered Fridge
A 21 year old inventor, Emily Cummins, designed an ingeniously simple way to create portable solar-powered refrigerators. The basic concept involves harnessing conduction and convention currents to create evaporation in a small yet contained environment. Materials needed for the contraption includes sand, recycled metals, and materials similar to cardboard… Read more