Posts Tagged ‘fuel cell’

The Coke Phone?

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

We have seen green technology come to mobile phones before in the form of the Samsung Spring Reclaim, and we have also seen green tech influence the end of the life cycle of the phone by being able to recycle it easier with the ecoATM.  However, Designer Daizi Zheng thinks that the production of the batteries ” is expensive, consuming valuable resources on manufacturing, presenting a disposal problem and harmful to the environment.”

She was looking to catch the problem on the front end, and she might be on to something.  Zheng designed a phone for Nokia that would run on Coke.  Running a fuel cell on sugar water is nothing new, but the tandem of Coke and Nokia could make a big splash. read more »

MIT Professor Changing the Solar Game

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Nocera fuel cellMIT Professor Daniel Nocera thinks that the incremental gains made in solar output are not the answer to cheap solar energy.  He thinks the answer is water.  Last year Nocera and other MIT colleagues wrote a technical paper describing a closed-loop energy system. read more »