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This is a collaborative list of energy technologies by students in Engr370 Energy, Technology and Society:

Please use the following format:[1]


* Energy technology - primary source of energy

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  • Geothermal heat pump - heat
  • Horizontal-axis wind turbines - wind
  • Vertical-axis wind turbines - wind
  • Darrieus wind turbine - wind
  • Giromill - wind
  • Savonius wind turbine - wind
  • Twisted Savonius wind turbine - wind
  • Wind belt - wind
  • Tidal stream generator - wave
  • Tidal barrage - wave
  • Ocean Current power - Solar / Gravity / Chemical
  • Biomass plant - biomass
  • Hydrogen fuel cell - hydrogen
  • Nuclear reactor - uranium
  • Internal combustion engine - petroleum, coal, bio-fuel
  • Solar water heating panels - solar
  • Lead-acid battery - electricity
  • Electromagnetic induction - magnetic flux
  • Thermionic converters - heat
  • Piezoelectricity - pressure
  • Steam engine - boiling water
  • Solar paint - solar
  • Polycrystalline Photovoltaic - Solar
  • Monocrystalline photovoltaics - solar
  • Concentrated Solar Power(CSP) - solar
  • Organic photovoltaics (OPV) - solar
  • Francis turbine - water
  • Pelton wheel - water
  • Horizontal waterwheel - flowing water
  • Undershot waterwheel - flowing water
  • Breastshot waterwheel - flowing water
  • Overshot waterwheel - flowing water
  • Backshot waterwheel - flowing water
  • Algal biomass - solar
  • Ethanol - solar & fossil fuels
  • Flywheel - storage
  • Pumped water - storage
  • Nuclear - atomic chain reactions from mined minerals
  • Nuclear reprocessing - spent nuclear fuel
  • Solar thermal - solar
  • Geothermal - heat from the Earth's innards
  • Cold fusion - dreams
  • Biodiesel - varies, including recycled foods and biomass
  • Tidal - water
  • Wave - water
  • Pedal/animal power - humans, hamsters, etc.
  • Regenerative braking - energy re-capture
  • Artificial photosynthesis - solar
  • Methane - biomass, compost, animal waste, underwater vents
  • Concentrated Solar Power(CSP) - solar
  • Organic photovoltaics (OPV) - solar
  • Salinity cell - Salinity differences where rivers meet the ocean.
  • Nanoscopic Hydro (Nanohydro?) - water
  • Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) - ocean thermal differences
  • An energy conversion system based on deep-sea pressure - deep ocean pressure
  • Artificial Photosynthesis - solar
  • Zero Point Energy (ZPE) - vacuum of space
  • Mechanical Work Extraction from the Internal Energy in a Gas - atmosphere
  • MotionPower™ - kinetic energy produced by moving cars, small trucks, and heavy commercial vehicles
  • SolarWindow™ - solar
  • Nanoparticles - surface to be painted
  • Harnessing Lightning Power - electric differentials in atmosphere
  • Earth Battery - earth
  • Harnessing Energy from Convective Vortices - Atmospheric Circulation
  • Bessler's Wheel - gravity
  • Ion Engine - ions
  • Nanowire - Embedded Fabrics Generate Electricity from Motion
  • Harness energy generated by the Earth's rotation, occilation, or revolution
  • Noble Gas Engine - Noble Gas Plasma Expansion or Plasmic Transition Process/ Chemical Energy
  • Plasma Torch/Arc Pyrolysis - Thermal Energy
  • Alpha Omega Galaxy Free-fall Generator (AOGFG) - Gravity
  • MYT Combustion Engine - Combustion/Chemical-Thermal Energy (Raphial Morgodo's exponentially efficient engine/pump/compressor)
  • Hydroxy Gas Generator - Electrolysis of Water
  • MIT Nanotube Super Capacitor--- Battery Energy
  • Permanent Magnet Generator--- Renewable Energy
  • Turbosteamer--- BMW Engine
  • Oscillating water columns (OWC)--- water
  • Tidal mills--- water
  • GEK Generator--- Biomass
  • Passive Solar--- Solar
  • Micro Hydro--- Hydropower
  • Venturi Tidal Power--- Tidal
  • Oscillating Hydrofoil--- Tidal
  • Vertical Axis Tidal--- Tidal
  • Terminator Device---Wave
  • Attenuator--- Wave
  • Point Absorber---Wave
  • Overtopping device--- Wave
  • Tidal Reef---Tidal
  • Solar Furnace-- Solar
  • Poo Powered Car (Methane Gas)--- Biomass
  • Sewer gas destructor lamp - septic methane
  • Rocket stove - biomass
  • Compost water heater - microbial heat
  • Parabolic solar cooker - concentrated solar thermal

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. Eventually we will turn this into a table
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Part of Engr370 Energy Technology and Society
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Keywords energy
Authors Jmk97, Roger, Robbie, Lonny Grafman
Published 2012
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