The ES Pipe: Waterwheel Generates Power From Flowing Water

By: Katherine Vong - Published: Jul 11, 2012 • References: ryan-j & psfk
According to designer Ryan Jongwoo Choi, there are many people in Africa who cannot enjoy a normal life due to a lack of electricity; so, he has set out to solve the problem with the 'ES Pipe: Waterwheel.'

The ES Pipe: Waterwheel is a pipe design that features a set of mini turbines making up a "waterwheel." When installed between normal pipes, the pipe can generate power and energy from the flow of water, and this energy can be subsequently used to power lightbulbs. With lightbulbs placed inside the pipe, energy can be created and stored every time the tap is turned, and the lightbulbs can then be taken wherever light is needed and powered through the "accumulated energy."

This innovative design was created for areas where there is no electricity, and it offers a solution for individuals to easily create and use energy on a daily basis. Stats for Energy-Creating Aqueducts Trending: Older & Average
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