What are some underutilized ways of generating electricity? - ProProfs Discuss
Topics
Products
Follow Us:

What are some underutilized ways of generating electricity?

What are some underutilized ways of generating electricity?

Change Image    Delete

Asked by I.Helen, Last updated: Jan 17, 2020

+ Answer
Request

2 Answers

J. Emmerich

J. Emmerich, Web Content Writer, New York City

Answered Oct 31, 2018

Do you realize that there are now new ways that generating electricity can be done? Do you know that body heat can be used in order to generate electricity? If you have already tried being inside a train that is full of people, then you already know that this can be very uncomfortable. This body heat can be used in order to power homes and other buildings. Used adult diapers are also starting to be used now in order to create electricity. The used diapers can be processed and be made...Read More
 

V. Barnes

V. Barnes

Answered May 18, 2018

One of the more unconventional (and still underutilized) ways of generating electricity is by capturing human body heat. Ventilation systems in shopping malls and underground subways have been converted to turn excess body heat into hot water. The hot water is then used as a heating source. Two other natural sources are glow-in-the-dark jelly fish and algae. Scientists have found a way to use a green fluorescent protein found in some jelly fish to create miniature fuel...Read More
 

Search for Google images
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer
Search for Google images
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer
Search for Google images
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer

Email Sent
We have sent an email to your address "" with instructions to reset your password.