Tag Archive for 'Delft University of Technology'

Producing electricity from the wind without a turbine

April 4th, 2013 by Mecanoo Architecten b.v.

Mecanoo Architecten b.v. has designed a scale model of an Electrostatic WIenergy CONvertor (EWICON) using technology developed by Delft University of Technology in a consortium with Wageningen UR and commercial companies. The model EWICON was erected on 27 March 2013 outside the electrical engineering, mathematics and computer science building at the university in the Netherlands. […]

Delft University of Technology wins grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to reinvent toilet

July 26th, 2011 by Richard Lord

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded Delft University of Technology (TU Delft, the Netherlands) a grant to ‘Reinvent the toilet’. The aim of this project is to develop new technology for processing human waste without links to water, energy, or sewer lines, and at costs affordable to the poor in developing countries. The […]

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation seeks to reinvent the toilet to improve global human sanitation

July 26th, 2011 by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

On 19 July 2011 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced the launch of a strategy to help bring safe, clean sanitation services to millions of poor people in the developing world. In a keynote address at the 2011 AfricaSan Conference in Kigali, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, president of the foundation’s Global Development Program, called on […]