Tag: clean energy

JTEC Energy and JES Founder Dr. Lonnie Johnson Inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame

Press Release ATLANTA, May 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — JTEC Energy and Johnson Energy Storage announced that the companies’ founder, Super Soaker inventor Dr. Lonnie Johnson, was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony was held in Washington, D.C. on May 5, 2022. Dr. Johnson was joined by his family and by […]

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The State of Sustainability Tech

Excerpted from an article by MAIJA EHLINGER for Hypepotamus. Read the full article here. Earth Day started in the 1970s as a way to bring awareness to environmental science and conservation efforts. But as businesses and individuals search for more green alternatives, awareness is no longer enough, says Venkatesh Kini, co-founder at Ubuntoo. “Too often, companies get credit […]

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The Super Soaker was Invented by a NASA Nuclear Engineer Working on His Hobby in the Bathroom

Article by Rain Noe for Core77.com  published 2/8/22 In 1982, nuclear engineer Lonnie Johnson was working for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. During the day, he was figuring out how to power the Galileo spacecraft; at night he was working on a hobby project, developing an environmentally-friendly, Freon-free heat pump. For the heat pump experiments, Johnson […]

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News Release: Lonnie Johnson and Mike McQuary Launch JTEC Energy

ATLANTA, GA (September 22, 2020) – Dr. Lonnie Johnson and Mike McQuary announce the formation of JTEC Energy, Inc. JTEC Energy, Inc.‘s mission is to commercialize the Johnson Thermo-Electrochemical Converter (JTEC), a machine that transforms heat directly into electricity more efficiently than any device in history. JTEC is another pioneering invention by Dr. Johnson, former […]

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