We’ve known for a fact that harvesting energy from the environment facilitates in making self-sustained systems.


And, that’s what the research paper published in Nature Journal for a new green technology thinks for the process of creating electricity from the moisture in the air.

Yes, you read that correctly. A technology that will help you generate power from out of thin air.

As the journal explains – “thin-film devices made from nanometre-scale protein wires harvested from the microbe Geobacter sulfurreducens can generate continuous electric power from atmospheric moisture.”

There’s definitely a lot of jargon to understand – but basically they are utilizing an air-powered generator to create electricity. You can take a look at the journal if you want to explore the exact details.

It may sound surreal but it is indeed a thing. They also claim it to be one of the most exciting applications of protein nanowires.

Apparently, the technology should also work in a desert scene with minimal moisture. Not just the eco-friendly aspect of it, but potentially this will be an affordable tech.

It is also worth noting that you do not need to be outdoors or require sunlight for it to work. It works just fine in the indoors. What do you think about this next-gen green tech?

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