30 Apr '13, 4pm

This gadget turns your BBQ into a cellphone charger

© Point Source Power Innovations in mobile charging methods are coming fast and furious these days, from small solar panel setups and bicycle generators to kinetic energy harvesters , and providing more ways for people in the developing world to keep their phones charged and the lights powered. Some of these are also helpful for providing power for gadgets when traveling off of the beaten path, such as this one, which turns your campstove or BBQ into a power source. It's great to see devices that are designed to take advantage of an energy source that is already being generated for another purpose, in effect adding a "stacking" function to it, as is done in permaculture design. In this case, a fire-activated fuel cell is stacked on to the function of a charcoal cookstove that is already being used to cook food, which then generates enough power to charge a combination powe...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/gadgets/turn-your-bbq-cellphone...

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