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Kinetic Power

Eco-minded designers use kinetic energy to move away from electricity

Implications - Roller coaster designers have harnessed kinetic energy for decades, but with the advent of the eco movement, this force has reached a new audience. The idea of energy generated from organic movement lines up with an increasing batch of consumers who wish to decrease their carbon footprint.
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Featured Examples

play_circle_filled Human Powered Motorcycles
Human Powered Motorcycles
The Erockit Hybrid Motorbike Uses Kinetic Energy to Charge
The Erockit Motorbike is based on a revolutionary technology which connects human power with the electric engine of a motorcycle. The power of the running engine is derived from the muscle power of the… MORE
Green Gym Equipment
Green Gym Equipment
The EcoMill is a Self-Charging Kinetic Energy Treadmill
To work out indoors but stay eco-friendly, a person can purchase the Woodway EcoMill for $8,500. As you exercise, the battery charges so that the display maintains power. Smart. The Woodway EcoMill is… MORE
Energy Pods
Energy Pods
Kinetic Exercise Ball Charges Batteries Just By Playing Catch or Juggling
This is one kind of energy ball I haven't seen before, but would really like to have in my desk drawer! Jiang Qian created an incredibly innovative, eco-friendly way to recharge your batteries using kinetic… MORE
play_circle_filled Kinetic Clocks
Kinetic Clocks
Single-Armed 'Continue Time' Clock by Sander Mulder
The Continue Time clock by Sander Mulder is an astounding piece of kinetic art. You have to view the video to fully understand how this timepiece works, and even then the clock will have you spellbound.… MORE
play_circle_filled Eco-Friendly Drive-Throughs
Eco-Friendly Drive-Throughs
Burger King's Kinetic Energy-Harvesting Speed Bumps
Every time you stop and start your car, you’re wasting kinetic energy, but MotionPower Energy Harvesting wants to change that with a little help from Burger King. A Burger King store in North Carolina… MORE
Energy-Creating TP
Energy-Creating TP
The Kinetic Pillet Toilet Roll Holder Serves as a Washroom Lamp
The Pillet is an innovative toilet roll holder that produces its own energy through the movements of the spinning roll. The kinetic energy is then used to light up the built-in lamp to reduce the use of… MORE

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