Em 08/11/09 mais da metade da eletricidade da Espanha foi gerada pelo vento e exportada para países vizinhos. Nove países da Europa já concordaram em unir suas “smart grids” (redes elétricas inteligentes) fazendo linhas de transmissão sob o mar do Norte, o sonho futurista é cruzar nove linhas sob o Mediterrâneo para usar a energia solar do Saara no abastecimento das comunidades e megacidades. 189 more words
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As the mercury rises and our focus turns to hitting the gym and shedding those cuddly winter kilos, we thought we’d take a look at a few ways we could be making our workouts really count. 308 more words
Recently I found out about the SOCCKET II ball, a soccer ball that doubles as an electric generator. The SOCCKET II ball is an upcoming product by Uncharted Play, a for-profit social enterprise that is seeking to take advantage of the millions of people who already play soccer and also do not have access to consistent or reliable energy. 738 more words
Ball of Lighting
Just another way in which athletics supports education.
According to the World Bank, over 1.2 billion of people are still leading their lives without a proper access to electricity and not surprisingly, almost all of them are from the developing countries. 912 more words