12 Emerging Technologies That May Help Power the Future

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Georgia Tech researchers are developing a broad range of energy technologies.

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Georgia Tech researchers are developing a broad range of technologies to make power more abundant, efficient, and eco-friendly.

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The world human population is already more than 7 billion – a number that could exceed 11 billion by 2100, according to projections from the United Nations. This rising populace, coupled with environmental challenges, puts even greater pressure on already strained energy resources.

Granted, there’s no silver bullet, but Georgia Tech researchers are developing a broad range of technologies to make power more abundant, efficient, and eco-friendly.

This feature provides a quick look at a dozen unusual projects that could go beyond traditional energy technologies to help power everything from tiny sensors to homes and businesses.

Read the complete feature on the Research Horizons website

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Research Horizons

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Energy, Engineering, Environment, Research
Related Core Research Areas
Energy and Sustainable Infrastructure, Materials
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Earth and Environment
Keywords
energy, energy harvesting, energy technologies
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  • Created By: John Toon
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Apr 17, 2016 - 5:34pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 11:21pm