We often hear about refurbished or reconditioned products about electronics and information technology items. Some consumers still show skepticism towards these products, erroneously considered unreliable. However, refurbished items are good not only for the wallet of those who buy them but also for...
Generate clean energy with greater efficiency and lower costs. This is the goal of Vortex Bladeless, the Spanish start-up that has patented Vortex Tacoma, an innovative technology in the field of renewable energy. It is a particular turbine capable of capturing the...
How much impact do cars have on greenhouse gas emissions?A lot, one would say, to listen to the public and political debate of recent months and beyond. But no. As I pointed out in a previous post (High energy prices,...
Developing innovative technological solutions to maximise the recovery of raw materials from end-of-life photovoltaic panels and creating a European industrial supply chain to produce new ones in a circular economy. This is the objective of the EU project PHOTORAMA,...
Smart Bin arrives, the “intelligent” container that issues discount vouchers to citizens who properly dispose of electrical and electronic waste (WEEE). It is one of the innovative solutions for the circular economy and environmental sustainability that ENEA presents at...
ENEA and the University of Bologna, in collaboration with Gruppo Hera and Irritec, have developed a technologically advanced prototype capable of purifying wastewater in order to use it to irrigate and fertilise cultivated fields, with benefits in terms of...
An artificial tree that absorbs carbon dioxide and returns clean air. It is not science fiction but it is what has been achieved by the Mexican start up BiomiTech, a company committed to the front line in the struggle...
Increasingly sustainable, high-performance, safe and low-cost advanced materials for a new generation of green batteries: this is what ORANGEES, a 4 million euro project, is intended to develop. The project involves an all-Italian partnership made up of the National...
Topological insulators are characterized by zero electrical conduction within them, while currents with metallic character flow at their edges and surfaces. Moreover, in such currents, the spin of electrons, that is their property to rotate on themselves, shows a...
Shoes able to generate electricity simply by walking: this is the idea of ​​a group of Francisco da Conceição Menezes State College students from Santo Antônio de Jesus (Brazil), who developed the prototype of sneaker that produce clean energy while walking. The...

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