The PowerPot Turns Heat into Electricity

 - Aug 19, 2012
References: thepowerpot & kickstarter
The PowerPot is an incredible invention that turns heat into electricity. The pot takes the heat from a campfire, and converts it into usable energy that can be utilized to charge several smartphones at a time. Unlike solar-powered mechanisms, this technology can be used at anytime of day. It is ideal for campers and outdoor adventurers.

This distinctive product was developed by two material science engineers, who combined their love of camping with technology to conjure this idea. In fact, Thermo-electric technology has been around since the early 1800s, but isn't being utilized now due to the high demand of electricity needed.

However, by identifying a need, and down-scaling this technology, they were able to create a product that is beneficial for modern times.