Developed a device that can generate electricity while you walk : IIT-Roorkee Students


The students of IIT-Roorkee in Uttarakhand have developed a device which can generate electricity when pressure is applied on it.

Reportedly, the PhD students of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department have invented this device under the leadership of vice-president Kaushik Pal.

This nano-generator device can be fitted in shoes and electricity can be generated while walking. According to the developers, the device can generate electricity required to light up a 10 Watt LED bulb.

This 2.50 inch device has been prepared at a cost of just Rs 500 and it can be fitted in the tyres of vehicles and shoes. As per professor Kaushik, the device has been developed with a chemical after combining polymer and carbon.

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