Personal powerPlant v3 - Jan 29 2011 workshop
In this workshop led by Eyebeam alums fluxxlab with collaborator Farrukh Zia participants assemble and take home their own Personal powerPlant. The Personal powerPlant is a portable device that harnesses electricity through a hand crank generator (with solar cell option) into a rechargeable battery for use in powering portable electronic devices through a USB terminal. The workshop began with an introduction to circuit basics and a group discussion on sustainable energy harvesting. The first version of the kit (v1) can be seen on the Instructables website -
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