Piezoelectricity

Energy power from rain

January 26, 2008

The old saying ‘come rain or come sunshine’ was given a ‘renewable energy’ meaning this week as a scientific magazine reported that rain, like sunlight but on a much smaller scale, has the potential to generate electric power. The discovery was made by Jean-Jacques Chaillout and colleagues at the Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) in Grenoble, […]

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