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Pinwheel-Inspired Light Powered By Wind Energy

Pinwheel-Inspired Light Powered By Wind Energy
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A green educational toy harnesses renewable energy to light a bulb.

Naresh Kumar
  • 18 june 2010

Designer Eon Tae Yoon’s Solarlight is his effort to raise concern over environmental issues and create more awareness towards using clean energy such as wind power. The device is made of a simple light-up tube and acrylic plastic blades that are held by a rotor hub. The rotating blades catch the wind for a small generator to light the tube, just like a pinwheel, and bring a luminous glow to the Solarlight.

Though the device could be used as a functional lamp, its main purpose is as a toy, to teach kids about green power.

[via Yanko Design]

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