Ubiquitous solar energy collection, grid storage and trading
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"SunBead" Spray for energy collection
Transfer of the energy from the environment by solar-powered "computational missions"
- The collection
- The energy would be collected from your clothes, your office desk, chairs, walls, signs, floors, and everything around you.
- It would be stored in small-capacity temporary-storage batteries built first into solid objects like wooden furniture, walls, floors, etc, (and later in smaller ones).
- The connection
- When you approach the energy-collecting materials, their integrated CPUs recognize your phone via WIFI or Bluetooth and establish secure connection.
- At that moment, an app sends information on blockchain-based transactions or other computational tasks and temporary batteries help the cmall CPUs to do the work.
- When these small tasks (or just some parts) are done, the solution is send back to the app. It happens in (mili)seconds. That way the phone battery stays intact, while the energy from the environment was used to complete the small "computational mission".
- All the small tasks usually done by super-computers on financial, storaging or other servers could be now done by the "passive force" generated by solar-collecting objects
- Smartphones would have longer battery lives because some of the tasks could be used for phone-specific processes
- The amount of work done by the CPUs in each object could be tracked and a small fee to the object builder could be given as a reward for their work
Combine it with Cloud Energy for storage
Jingkun Liu, Ning Zhang, Chongqing Kang, Daniel Kirschen, Qing Xia, Cloud energy storage for residential and small commercial consumers: A business case study, Applied Energy, Volume 188, 2017, Pages 226-236, ISSN 0306-2619, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.11.120.