Vena Microhydro System Harvests and Stores Hydro Electricity

 - Aug 3, 2010   Updated: Jun 14 2011
References: coroflot
Australian industrial designer Daniel Hull has designed a special portable turbine that derives power from water. The turbine, called the 'Van Microhydro System,' features an anchor, generator, turbine and a battery pack for storing and distributing energy.

The easy-to-use Van Microhydro System, which harvests electricity from rivers, comes with a special case that holds the important components of the device when in transit.

Implications - Today's society is populated by more eco-conscious consumers than ever before. Such consumers are more willing to invest their time and money in products that operate in a sustainable way. Companies and businesses will benefit by tailoring their products and services to function in environmentally friendly ways. The demand for such products will only increase as more consumers are adapting their lifestyles.