Neowin News Feed for: Electricity Neowin News Feed for: Electricity en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Samsung announces SmartThings Energy, giving visibility into your electricity usage <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has released SmartThings Energy, a tool to give real-time visibility into your home&#039;s electricity utilization in order to help reduce usage and cost, built into the SmartThings ecosystem. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Thu, 15 Jul 2021 09:00:01 +0000 Google introduces 'Project Sunroof,' helps you cut costs with solar energy <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has devised a new tool that takes advantage of solar energy. Called &quot;Project Sunroof,&quot; it measures sunlight, and calculates how much it would cost to install a solar panel on a house&#039;s roof. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Justin Luna) Tue, 18 Aug 2015 14:38:01 +0000 Data centers: the most wasteful thing since the Hummer? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Data centers could be mankind&#039;s most wasteful invention since the Hummer. By running at full power 24/7, they&#039;re wasting more energy than you&#039;ll use in a lifetime, and that&#039;s just for idling. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tyler Holman) Mon, 24 Sep 2012 02:12:13 +0000 Electricity grid in the US infiltrated by spies <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/electricity.jpg" alt="" /></div>If you love your gadgets and most of us do then this is a scary development for every owner of a device that requires a power source. According to the Wall Street Journal the Electicity... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Wed, 08 Apr 2009 14:57:56 +0000 Sony's 'Bio Battery' Generates Electricity from Sugar <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sony today announced the development of a bio battery that generates electricity from carbohydrates (sugar) utilizing enzymes as its catalyst, through the application of power generation principles found in living organisms. Test cells of this... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 24 Aug 2007 01:56:09 +0000 Samsung Halts Some Production After Electricity Problem <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung, the world's largest memory chip maker, was forced to partially halt production due to an electrical mishap in a factory today. According to spokewoman Lee Soo-jeong, a spark in an electrical transformer led to... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 04 Aug 2007 02:49:17 +0000 40% of all electricity is used by turned off devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Department of Energy estimates that in the average home, 40 percent of all electricity used to power home electronics is consumed while the products are turned off. Add that all up, and it equals... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 24 Jun 2007 21:17:10 +0000 New Bio Fuel Cell Extracts Electricity From Air <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Fraser Armstrong, Ph.D. and his research team at Oxford University have managed to develop a revolutionary bio fuel cell which promises clean and renewable energy. The bio fuel cell contains two electrodes that are covered... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 30 Mar 2007 22:42:07 +0000