Iran is to offer full subsidy on electricity used by millions of households, according to the country’s energy minister, as the government seeks to encourage lower consumption of power among customers.
It sounds like something from a sci-fi movie, but the newly revealed shadow-effect energy generator (SEG) is a real prototype device. The fascinating concept could help us to transform the way renewable energy is generated indoors.
Energy ministers and electricity industry CEOs from around the world have called for mobilizing investments for secure and sustainable power systems to offset the impact of COVID-19 crisis on the electricity sector.
Iran’s electricity exports to the neighboring countries in the previous Iranian calendar year (ended on March 19) reached 8 billion kilowatt hours (kWh), registering an increase of 27.6 percent year on year.
Researchers have found a way to convert heat energy into electricity with a nontoxic material. The material is mostly iron which is extremely cheap given its relative abundance. A generator based on this material could power small devices such as remote sensors or wearable devices. The material can be thin so it could be shaped into various forms.