21 Sep '16, 5pm

Tiny two-pound Micro Wind Turbine folds up just like an umbrella

Tiny two-pound Micro Wind Turbine folds up just like an umbrella

While scaled-up renewable energy plants can generate a great deal of energy , there’s a huge demand for smaller devices in off-grid, remote, or harsh locations. Designer Nils Ferber created a Micro Wind Turbine that works as well on a blustery mountaintop as it does in a backyard garden, and can charge smartphones via a USB port on the turbine . Weighing around two pounds, the Micro Wind Turbine folds up like an umbrella and can be easily transported.

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