[Worldkings] Top 100 innovation events in the world (P. 65) Switzerland will pilot the world's first solar 'carpet' that can generate electricity along rails
(Worldkings.org) Swiss start-up will pilot the world's first solar 'Carpet' on railway tracks that can generate electricity. The pilot project will focus on the Western public rail system and cost around $437,240.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - January 19, 2023 – The 40th anniversary of the first electric lighting system using overhead wires being put into operation (1883)
(Kyluc.vn - Worldkings.org) On January 19, 1883, Roselle, New Jersey, earns its place in tech history when the first electric lighting system employing overhead wires goes into service.
[Worldkings] Top 50 Universities with Innovative Research (P. 12) Nanyang Technological University (Singapore): Successfully invented a cheap wind harvester to exploit energy
(Worldkings.org) Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a low-cost device that can harness energy from wind as gentle as a light breeze and store it as electricity.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Asia Records Institute (ASRI) - Zhoushan Island Overhead Powerline Tie: Powerline has the highest electricity pylons in the world
(WorldKings.org) The Damaoshan electricity pylon which is completed in 2010 carries power cables from China's Mount Damaoshan, Zhejiang Province, to the Zhoushan Islands. It is a tower with 370 m (1,213 ft) high and 5,999 tonnes of weight.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) – Obninsk plant: First grid-connected nuclear power plant in the world
(Worldkings.org) Obninsk plant is the first grid-connected nuclear power plant in the world.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – September 25, 2019 - BioLite CampStove 2 Electricity-Generating Wood Burner turns fire into electric power
(Worldkings.org) With the BioLite CampStove 2 Electricity Generating Wood Burner, you get the best of both worlds.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - December 3, 2017 - Floris Schoonderbeek's Groundfridge chills food without electricity
(Worldkings.org) This spherical refrigerator by Dutch designer Floris Schoonderbeek is buried underground, keeping food cool without using electricity.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - November 08, 2017 - Solar sunglasses generate electricity while you wear them
(Worldkings.org) The folks at Germany’s Karlsruhe Institute of Technology are here to help! What they’ve developed are a pair of so-called “solar glasses,”