Free Charging Powered by Wind-and-Sun Now Available for Public Use

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3fficient to be exclusive U.S. distributor of new 100% self-powered smart chargers and small wind turbines by Primo Wind.

Now cities, institutions and businesses can energize public spaces and exponentially enhance public safety while connecting with people in new ways.

January 24, 2018. Project FreeCharge is a public-private initiative started by 3fficient to help the world divest of grid-tied carbon-heavy infrastructure while energizing public spaces and helping people feel safer and more connected outdoors. Expanding on that mission, 3fficient and Primo Wind have teamed to deliver Primo’s EnergiPlant in North America. 3fficient will be the exclusive distributor of Primo’s innovative high energy producing innovations.

Public benefits… The EnergiPlant is a freestanding nanogrid combining wind, solar and batteries to provide up to 6 USB charging ports and LED lighting. In addition, there is an option for security cameras and WIFI. The design includes 3 benches with 9 sides available for advertising space.

EnergiPlant’s have been sold to cities and universities along the west coast. The EnergiPlant has also been featured at events such as Earth Day at the Port of San Diego, the Maker’s Faire at Balboa Park and the Iron Mike Lifeguard competition at Solana Beach.

“The team at Primo has worked hard to develop an aesthetically pleasing product with the features that cities and universities really need,” said Ned McMahon CEO, Primo Wind, “and we are very excited to partner with 3fficient to bring the EnergiPlant to the market.”

“3fficient is thrilled to deploy this new generation of smart urban furniture, made right here in America," said Doug Poffinbarger of 3fficient. “The outstanding integration of wind and solar power into one standalone device is quite a feat. It really underscores the creativity of the PrimoWind team and the growing capabilities of Project FreeCharge. Now cities, institutions and businesses can energize public spaces and exponentially enhance public safety while connecting with people in new ways. Sustainable organizations can walk-the-walk and show the world that we really can be free of fossil fuels for good.”

About 3fficient
3fficient is the exclusive distributor and integrator of Primo Wind products in the US and Canada. 3fficient is a fast growing solutions company on a mission to make fossil fuels irrelevant. We deliver services and solutions that sustainably reduce our customer’s largest cost centers making substantially improving their business efficiency and margins. So far, we have saved our clients over $1 Billion USD (and counting) while making significant strides in improving the lives of others, the environment and our clients’ revenues. By doing this, we can envision a day when all enterprises and communities are sustainably self-sufficient and non-polluting to the environment we all share.

About Primo Wind
Born from a life of sailing and using the same principles of Bernouli and Venturi to develop power to make a boat go, Primo Wind builds patented micro wind and hybrid wind/solar products that produce usable power in common wind speeds. Primo delivers power uniquely with high torque, drag designs that operate at lower RPMs and are quiet and bird safe.

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