The Power Practical PowerPot V is a useful gadget for connected outdoor-types, and $149 seems like a fair price for anywhere charging capability -- whether you're camping under the stars or hanging out at home during a power outage.
MIT researchers and collaborators announce progress on a solar thermoelectric generator, a solid-state device that can make electricity from the sun's heat.
Phononic Devices and Alphabet Energy attract investment from VCs and the military for semiconductors that efficiently convert waste heat into electricity.
Researchers at South Korea's KAIST university have developed a flexible thermoelectric generator that can convert body heat to power.
With two new larger sizes, PowerPot increases both charging and soup-making capabilities. The portable power generator can also now charge multiple devices.
Wake Forest researchers have developed a fabric of carbon nanotubes that potentially could generate power from a hot roof or be charged with body heat and used to power a phone.
BioLite's camping stove combines a fire pit, grill, and gadget-charging station for when you're far away from an outlet.
Kickstarter project is the first step in turning tea candles into a source of thermoelectric power for recharging smartphones and small USB devices.
Rensselaer researchers say sulfur-doped and microwave-cooked nanomaterials could lead to refrigerators with no moving parts or cars that make electricity from waste heat.
By adding artificial intelligence to the mix, Monsieur can learn your routine and suggest a stiffer drink when you've had a long day.