Researchers are sitting on tech that could transform trees into power generators
- Eco News
- March 15, 2020
What if trees could provide electricity to cities? Imagine the tangle of power lines, clunky solar panels, or bird-killing wind turbines replaced by beautiful and lush green groves that double as clean energy generators. The phenomenon occurs when certain materials that rub against each are pried apart, akin to how static electricity is generated.