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ENERGY BREAKTHROUGHS

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BODY-CHARGING DEVICES

With more and more consumers seeking wearable electronic devices, these devices are becoming increasingly popular. However, a poor battery life is a common complaint among consumers. This is what prompted researchers at Korea Advanced Institute of Science to begin researching a way to remedy this problem. Through their extensive research, these researchers have discovered a way to keep these devices charged through the wearer’s body heat.

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REAL-TIME ENERGY MONITORING TOOLS

Businesses and homeowners are always looking for ways to save as much as possible on their energy costs. In an effort to fulfill this need, AutoGrid Systems, with the assistance of ARPA-E, has created cuttingedge software with the ability to monitor real-time energy usage. With the ability to keep track of exactly how much energy is being used in real-time, home and business owners can effectively limit their energy usage and save on their bills. 25

Profile for Energy Digital

Energy Digital - April 2015  

Without a doubt, one of the biggest issues monopolizing headlines in 2014 was the energy “crisis:” who was to blame; who had the (right) sol...

Energy Digital - April 2015  

Without a doubt, one of the biggest issues monopolizing headlines in 2014 was the energy “crisis:” who was to blame; who had the (right) sol...