Posted by: Dr. Breffni Lennon | October 30, 2012

European Energy Review: Energy harvesting success depends on collaboration between industry and academics

In a recent article for European Energy Review,  Paul Weaver discusses what we need to do to develop a largely untouched aspect to energy production: namely energy harvesting and storage. Utilising the excess energy produced by everyday appliances and human applications is fast becoming serious business. As Weaver states: “anything that overheats, shakes, rattles or rolls is a sign that energy, generated at an environmental cost, is being wasted”. Therefore, in order to meet that challenge of harvesting waste energy appropriately we need to see a greater  collaboration between industry and academia.

To read Dr Weaver’s article in full, please click here.


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