(PRWEB UK) 9 September 2013
A 15-year-old girl has created a torch that can be powered from your own body heat, according to the article 'Light your way with this body heat-powered flashlight' from Tech Hive (1st July). The invention was created for the Google science fair. It does not require batteries, but instead electricity is produced when you press your hand to the side of the torch. The thermoelectric torch is hollow, because it does not contain batteries.
The torch can shine a light for over 10 minutes, and cost roughly 25 Canadian dollars to produce (just over £15). This is a significant innovation in renewable energy for lighting. In September, its inventor, Ana Makosinski from British Columbia, will join the finalists for the fair for the chance to win $50,000 and a trip to the Galapagos Islands.
Lights 4 Living, who supply high quality home lighting solutions, always keep up to date with industry news. This story was of particular interest to them and a representative commented:
“It’s great to see young people taking such an interest in alternative, renewable energy solutions. Energy-efficient lighting is a large concern for people these days. Fortunately technology is advancing rapidly and there are a range of efficient solutions for lighting your home. You can make sure your lighting is helping save the environment, whilst also saving you money and serving its purpose as a functional, stylish feature of your home.”
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