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The Battery That Keeps on Going?

May 6th, 2011 | by Glenn Meyers

Now Cui and his team of researchers have calculated a way to alternate the flow of river water and salty seawater through a battery to produce electricity that can be used for charging purposes. It might also be possible this same process can be reversed to remove salt from seawater to produce drinking water


Where River Meets Sea, Salt Makes Renewable Energy Happen

March 28th, 2011 | by Tina Casey

A team of researchers from Stanford University has estimated that rivers could provide about 13 percent of the world's current energy needs, but they're not talking about hydropower. Instead, they envision renewable energy based on the principle of entropy, as fresh water from



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