01 Jul '11, 5am

Morgan Solar: Delivering Electricity to the World's Poor: Realizing that stable electricity could pump water for...

Morgan Solar: Delivering Electricity to the World's Poor: Realizing that stable electricity could pump water for...

What could be better than delivering renewable electricity to the world’s poor? Doing it efficiently for incredibly low costs. Inventor John Paul Morgan may just have achieved both. Back in 2007 while working in the African Congo, Morgan watched “water mamas” lug heavy pails of water to and from the local hospital for patients. Realizing that stable electricity could pump water for them for a few dollars a month, Morgan installed solar panels on the roof of the building. The water mamas could finally take a rest. He then set to work streamlining our very concept of home solar panel design. Rather than expensive mirrors, prisms, glass lenses and tellurium, Morgan’s invention, the Sun Simba, is built from methyl methacrylate, a common plastic polymer used in extra-durable windows and hockey rink enclosures. The panels are slimmer, low-key and incredibly cheap to produce. Whe...

Full article: http://planetsave.com/2011/07/01/morgan-solar-delivering-...

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