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Brazil groups sees ‘hygroelectricity’ as new renewable power source, lightning preventer

By / August 26, 2010

Credit: Tetsuya Blues A fascinating report presented today at a science meeting in Boston describes technology that could capture large amounts of electrical energy from the air, energy that is normally manifest as lightning. A research group from the University of Campinas (Brazil) led by Fernando Galembeck thinks this air-based power source can be harnessed into a…

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