Gallery of Technology

Gallery of Technology

  • see caption This tidal turbine power plant harnesses the natural energy of the ebb and flow of the tides. Photo credit: Skittledog.
  • see caption This solar tower power plant can provide electricity for around 180,000 homes. Photograph by Markel Redondo.
  • see caption Mirrors direct the Sun’s warmth to a tower that superheats water, driving an engine that creates electricity. Photo credit: Sandia Labs.
  • see caption Solar power collection dishes collect and concentrate the Sun’s heat to produce electrical energy. Photo credit: UN Photo/Kibae Park.
  • see caption Solar panels in Utah convert sunlight to electricity. Photo credit: ricketyus.
  • see caption A wind farm off the Danish coast converts wind power to electricity. Photo credit: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe.
  • see caption Solar panels produce electricity from the Sun without releasing carbon dioxide. Photo credit: UN Photo/Sean Sprague.
  • see caption A large turbine from a wind farm off the Danish coast converts wind power to electricity. Photo credit: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe.
  • see caption Seawater flows through these giant tanks of sand in a process that converts it to fresh drinking water. Photograph by Dima Sasyl.