U.K. vibration energy harvesting project funded

02/11/2013 | EE Times Europe

A new center at the U.K.'s University of Bath is set up to explore the creation of piezoelectric and ferroelectric energy harvesting systems that turn mechanical vibrations and thermal fluctuations into electrical energy, sunlight into chemical and electrical energy and vibrations into chemical energy. The center has just received $3 million in funding for the project, dubbed Nemesis, from the European Research Council Executive Agency.

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