Category Archives: clean energy

ReRev is a company working to capture human current from exercise

We are retrofitting gym equipment to make carbon neutral energy in a safe, fun, and healthy manner.  We efficiently and cost effectively capture the kinetic motion of aerobic exercise which is converted into clean energy that feeds back into the local utility’s power grid.  This is just the beginning of the revolution.

We have developed a low cost method for rewiring every brand of cardio equipment. The energy produced by these machines is currently being emitted as a heat byproduct, counteracting the HVAC system. We wire the machines to instead deliver this energy to a central collection unit which converts the DC power to 240/208 Volt 60 Hertz AC which can be sold back to the exiting network. One machine can produce 150 watts on a continual basis. If this current was instead being emitted to the ambient air as it is now these black 10 omh resistors above would stay at ~140 degrees F…  For more information, click here: http://www.rerev.com/index.html

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Dancing feet generate electricity for lights

ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands — If you felt that the atmosphere in the new hip Club Watt was somehow electric, you would be right: Watt has a new type of dance floor that harvests the energy generated by jumps and gyrations and transforms it into electricity. It is one of a handful of energy-generating floors in the world, most still experimental.  Read more from this New York Times article here ….