Tag: energy

Lowering Your Bills in a Down Economy

More than one in five American households have gone without basic necessities in order to meet the demands of a monthly energy bill – yet many overlook simple and easy ways to save. Here’s how to reduce your electric bill without having to sacrifice the necessities. Rising energy costs are hitting American families harder than ever; if current increases continue, these costs are predicted to keep growing well into 2020. …
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Scientists Find a Way to Power Medical Implants By Harvesting Energy From the Human Body

Breakthroughs in the scientific department are always interesting to keep an eye on. This is especially true when looking at things from a technology perspective. It appears UCLA scientists have devised a new supercapacitor which can draw energy directly from the human body. If this revelation holds up, it could shape the future of implantable medical devices. Battery-free Medical Implants Are on the Horizon Even though scientists have made significant …
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Siemens to Partner Up With Blockchain Startup LO3 On Next-Gen Microgrids

Siemens, the massive technology conglomerate, has announced a partnership with Blockchain Startup LO3 to focus on Microgrids. The goal of the collaboration is to jointly develop microgrids that enable local energy trading based on blockchain technology. LO3 Energy is a New York-based startup that develops distributed energy solutions. The innovative project is built using the Ethereum blockchain and technology stack (including smart contracts) to allow fast, secure, unalterable execution of transactions. Under …
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Spanish Energy Giant Endesa To Open Up a Blockchain Lab

Spanish main electricity provider, Endesa, announced plans to launch a Blockchain Laboratory to jump-start projects relevant for the energy industry. A competition to select the best initiatives will be held from November 1st to January 31st.  Endesa is the largest electric utility company in Spain. With over 10 million customers, the firm is a subsidiary of Enel, an Italian-based energy multinational. The company generates electricity from nuclear, fossil-fueled, hydroelectric, and renewable resource power plants. In …
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