Gallery: Students Turn Vibrations From Wind Energy into Electricity

 

Think of wind energy and you probably conjure up an image of giant turbines. But students in Cornell’s Vibro-Wind Research Group have a different model of wind power in mind. They’re working on an ultra-efficient, cheap method to transform vibrations from wind into clean energy with a $100,000 grant from the Cornell Center for a Sustainable Future’s Academic Venture Fund.

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  1. hydropowerstation May 29, 2010 at 11:26 pm

    This is really great to see that this kind of innovation will reduce the total carbon generated in the world. World is moving toward the balance of power generated from fossil and renewable energy sources. This kind of development instilled more enthusiasm.

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