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From Pedal Powered Billboards to Bottomless Water Bottles

By: Bianca Bartz - Published:   Updated: Apr 14 2011
This cluster of kinetic energy innovations ranges from fat-burning phones charged by your own bouncing around to the hand-crank mobile phones gaining a following by outdoor adventure enthusiasts who often find themselves without access to electricity.

Check out the kinetic energy innovations below for insight into man-power of the future.

Implications - The rise of environmentalism has inspired scientists, engineers and designers to create eco-friendly products that use sustainable energy sources. Kinetic energy is emerging as a viable source of clean, renewable power, and its consumer applications range from self-charging clocks to portable gadget chargers. Companies can take advantage of this opportunity by modifying their products to run on kinetic energy.