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* Geothermal heat pump - heat
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* Horizontal-axis wind turbines - wind
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* Vertical-axis wind turbines - wind
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* Darrieus wind turbine - wind
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* Giromill - wind
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* Savonius wind turbine - wind
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* Twisted Savonius wind turbine - wind
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* Wind belt - wind
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* Tidal stream generator - wave
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* Tidal barrage - wave
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* Ocean Current power - Solar / Gravity / Chemical
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* Biomass plant - biomass
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* Hydrogen fuel cell - hydrogen
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* Nuclear reactor - uranium
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* Internal combustion engine - petroleum, coal, bio-fuel
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* Solar water heating panels - solar
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* Lead-acid battery - electricity
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* Electromagnetic induction - magnetic flux
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* Thermionic converters - heat
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* Piezoelectricity - pressure
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* Steam engine - boiling water
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* Solar paint - solar
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* Polycrystalline Photovoltaic - Solar
 
* Polycrystalline Photovoltaic - Solar
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* Monocrystalline photovoltaics - solar
 
* Monocrystalline photovoltaics - solar
* Wind belt - wind
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* Wind turbine - wind
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* Concentrated Solar Power(CSP) - solar
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* Organic photovoltaics (OPV) - solar
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* Francis turbine - water
 
* Francis turbine - water
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* Pelton wheel - water
 
* Pelton wheel - water
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* Horizontal waterwheel - flowing water
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* Undershot waterwheel - flowing water
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* Breastshot waterwheel - flowing water
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* Overshot waterwheel - flowing water
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* Backshot waterwheel - flowing water
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* Algal biomass - solar
 
* Algal biomass - solar
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* Ethanol - solar & fossil fuels
 
* Ethanol - solar & fossil fuels
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* Flywheel - storage
 
* Flywheel - storage
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* Pumped water - storage
 
* Pumped water - storage
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* Nuclear - atomic chain reactions from mined minerals
 
* Nuclear - atomic chain reactions from mined minerals
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* Nuclear reprocessing - spent nuclear fuel
 
* Nuclear reprocessing - spent nuclear fuel
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* Solar thermal - solar
 
* Solar thermal - solar
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* Geothermal - heat from the Earth's innards
 
* Geothermal - heat from the Earth's innards
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* Cold fusion - dreams
 
* Cold fusion - dreams
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* Biodiesel - varies, including recycled foods and biomass
 
* Biodiesel - varies, including recycled foods and biomass
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* Tidal - water
 
* Tidal - water
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* Wave - water
 
* Wave - water
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* Pedal/animal power - humans, hamsters, etc.
 
* Pedal/animal power - humans, hamsters, etc.
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* Regenerative braking - energy re-capture
 
* Regenerative braking - energy re-capture
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* Artificial photosynthesis - solar
 
* Artificial photosynthesis - solar
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* Methane - biomass, compost, animal waste, underwater vents
 
* Methane - biomass, compost, animal waste, underwater vents
* Salinity Differences where rivers meet the Ocean - Have you done Chem 370? Read this. http://www.stanford.edu/group/cui_group/papers/101%20Fabio_water%20salinity.PDF  Prototype Cell - http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlepdf/2011/ee/c0ee00524j
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* Nanoscopic Hydro (Nanohydro?) - run water through glass disk 2 centimetres in diameter that contain 450 000 circular micro-channels, each between 10 and 16 microns across, generating a current of 1500 nanoamps http://physicsworld.com/cws/article/news/18446
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* Concentrated Solar Power(CSP) - solar
* Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) - http://www.nrel.gov/otec/ & http://www.oreg.ca/docs/ImpactTidalEnergyExtraction.pdf
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* Artificial Photosynthesis - http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/12/111219112010.htm -http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/03/090311103646.htm - http://io9.com/5867736/artificial-photosynthesis-twice-as-efficient-as-the-real-thing (Source?)
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* Organic photovoltaics (OPV) - solar
* Zero Point Energy (ZPE) - Converting Vacuum energy of electromagnetic zero point oscillations into Classical Mechanical Energy - http://www.wbabin.net/physics/turtur1e.pdf - http://www.calphysics.org/articles/Moddel_VacExtrac.pdf - http://newenergymovement.org/Electromagnetic_Energy_GrandChallenge_v2.pdf - http://earthtech.org/publications/PRAv40_4857.pdf
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* Salinity cell - Salinity differences where rivers meet the ocean.
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* Nanoscopic Hydro (Nanohydro?) - water
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* Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) - ocean thermal differences
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* An energy conversion system based on deep-sea pressure - deep ocean pressure
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* Artificial Photosynthesis - solar
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* Zero Point Energy (ZPE) - vacuum of space
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* Mechanical Work Extraction from the Internal Energy in a Gas - atmosphere
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* MotionPower™ - kinetic energy produced by moving cars, small trucks, and heavy commercial vehicles
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* SolarWindow™ - solar
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* Nanoparticles - surface to be painted
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* Harnessing Lightning Power - electric differentials in atmosphere
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* Earth Battery - earth
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* Harnessing Energy from Convective Vortices - Atmospheric Circulation
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* Bessler's Wheel - gravity
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* Ion Engine - ions
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* Nanowire - Embedded Fabrics Generate Electricity from Motion
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* Harness energy generated by the Earth's rotation, occilation, or revolution
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* Noble Gas Engine - Noble Gas Plasma Expansion or Plasmic Transition Process/ Chemical Energy
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* Plasma Torch/Arc Pyrolysis - Thermal Energy
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* Alpha Omega Galaxy Free-fall Generator (AOGFG) - Gravity
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* MYT Combustion Engine - Combustion/Chemical-Thermal Energy (Raphial Morgodo's exponentially efficient engine/pump/compressor)
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* Hydroxy Gas Generator - Electrolysis of Water
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*MIT Nanotube Super Capacitor--- Battery Energy
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*Permanent Magnet Generator--- Renewable Energy
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*Turbosteamer--- BMW Engine
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*Oscillating water columns (OWC)--- water
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*Tidal mills--- water
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*GEK Generator--- Biomass
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*Passive Solar--- Solar
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*Micro Hydro--- Hydropower
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*Venturi Tidal Power--- Tidal
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*Oscillating Hydrofoil--- Tidal
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*Vertical Axis Tidal--- Tidal
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*Terminator Device---Wave
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*Attenuator--- Wave
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*Point Absorber---Wave
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*Overtopping device--- Wave
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*Tidal Reef---Tidal
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*Solar Furnace-- Solar
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*Poo Powered Car (Methane Gas)--- Biomass
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* Sewer gas destructor lamp - septic methane
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* Rocket stove - biomass
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* Compost water heater - microbial heat
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* Parabolic solar cooker - concentrated solar thermal
  
 
== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==

Latest revision as of 12:06, 25 January 2012

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

Links[edit]

  • 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]

  1. Eventually we will turn this into a table