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Title:SparkDrive by Team eWasteX
Subject(s):Sustainable design
Consumer electronics -- Reuse
Abstract:The idea behind this project is the reuse of discarded hard-drives in a micro-energy generator which “functions as a technology platform for multiple applications including harnessing wind energy, powering small electronics such as cell phone chargers and desk lamps.” The goal is provide “a platform for innovators in the developing world in communities specifically facing chronic lack of electrification.” This project was submitted by a multinational group of graduate students, three of whom attend the University of Cape Town in South Africa and two who attend the Indian Institute of Technology. The design won second place in the reuse category.
Issue Date:2011
Publisher:Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center
Series/Report:Reuse Category
Genre:Other
Drawing
Type:video
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/103146
Date Available in IDEALS:2019-03-06


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