Energy From A Tree’s Growth Transformed Into Renewable Resource

Energy From A Tree’s Growth Transformed Into Renewable Resource

Humanity must change the paradigm of manufacturing and industrialism to develop a more responsible methods of energy production.

Plus Aziz
  • 9 july 2013

As innovators from all walks of life push to find alternative energy solutions, British designer Adam Shephard has conceived a system in collaboration with engineer Bill Ballard in which trees are outfitted with technological devices that harness the energy from their growth. Leveraging the naturally occurring forces of pressure that develop over an extended period of time, the system produces objects normally associated with high-speed and often ecologically irresponsible production. The system has been tested in an injection moulding case.

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