13 Jun '11, 8pm

Triple Threat: New Generator Harnesses Energy from Sun, Wind and Rain

A new renewable energy generator developed by researchers at the University of Bolton in the UK is able to harness energy from not one, but three sources: sunlight, wind and rain. I'm sure you're imagining one crazy-looking contraption, but this new technology actually uses ribbons of piezoelectric polymer that are coated with a thin, flexible solar PV film.

Full article: http://www.ecogeek.org/solar-power/3529-triple-threat-new...

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