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Four technologies shaping up green energy today

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Photosynthesis discovery can help design more efficient artificial solar cells. Vertical axis wind turbines can offer cheaper electricity to urban and suburban areas. A thermal storage system, which will use salt to effectively store renewable energy. Airlines can reduce their gas emissions with renewable fuel.

These are some of the breakthrough innovations in renewable energy. While some of them may take years to become fully functional and used on a massive scale, the others are already making waves and paving the way to a greener future.


Highlight on the 4 technologies that are going to shape up green energy:

-Converting Footsteps into Electricity

The next time you walk across a new flooring installation in UW – Madison’s Union South later this year, you’ll be indirectly contributing to renewable energy production. A team of researchers led by Xudong Wang (...)



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