11 Sep '17, 7pm

FireBee Power Tower turns any heat source into an electricity generator

FireBee Power Tower turns any heat source into an electricity generator

This 5W thermoelectric generator converts heat from a chimney or camp stove into electricity for charging USB devices. Small-scale electricity production can be a complete gamechanger for off-grid communities and emergency preparedness, and there are a number of fairly well-known options for generating enough juice from the sun , wind , and water to keep crucial portable electronics, such as phones, charged. However, there's another method of producing your own electricity, which is using a thermoelectric generator that runs on 'waste' heat that would normally just fly up the chimney and escape. We've covered a few previous thermoelectric devices meant for personal use , but there's a new entry in the market from a company that also sells "a tiny hydropower turbine in a can ." The FireBee Power Tower can make use of some of the heat produced for cooking food or warming a h...

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