Have you ever wondered what a tree would say if it could talk?

September 30, 2010

… no.

Today I feel ashamed of the the industry in which I work. Although I love this idea and the experimental spirit of the project, it somehow feels wrong. Is nothing safe from the internet? Leave the trees alone is what I say.

@handypearce


A Totally New Way To Generate Renewable Electricity

February 25, 2009

Renewable energy company,SolarBotanic, unveils a revolutionary solution — Energy Harvesting Trees.

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They will introduce artificial trees that make use of renewable energy from the sun and wind, they are an efficient clean and environmentally sound means of collecting solar radiation and wind energy.

how?

They are composed of Nanoleafs, which use nanotechnology designed to capture the "sun’s energy in photovoltaic and thermovoltaic cells, then convert the radiation into electricity and they also have stems and twigs which house nano-piezovoltaic material which act as generators producing electricity from movement or kinetic energy caused by wind or rain.

if you want more info read here

found on engadget