We’ve shown ways to produce kinetic energy to power your iPod and cell phone before, but never have we shown a way that is as easy as this new product.We’ve shown ways to produce kinetic energy to power your iPod and cell phone before, but never have we shown a way that is as easy as this new product. The nPower PEG (Personal Energy Generator) can be strapped onto your hips or your backback, and it charges any of your portable electronics simply by the up-and-down motion from your walking. The craziest part is that it is supposed to charge at the same rate that a wall charger would. Even though there doesn’t seem to be any storage or battery parts, it is one of the coolest inventions to come out of the CES tradeshow last week. Stay tuned to Green Power to pre-order your own when they become available.

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  1. Going Green: Is Your Fitness Facility Eco-Friendly? - Greatest Fitness Tips | Health and Fitness | Greatest Fitness Tips | Health and Fitness

    […] The ultimate eco-solution deployed in many gyms is the introduction of fitness equipment that can actually produce electricity from human generated power. Whilst this in itself is not enough to power the whole facility, with the installation of solar panels on gym roofs, some gyms are entirely carbon-neutral. Some of the biggest fitness equipment manufacturers including Life Fitness and Precor now make a range of machines that can be powered entirely my human movement and there are many gyms that install motors to their spin bikes so that a spin class can power electricity for the rest of the gym. […]

  2. […] The ultimate eco-solution deployed in many gyms is the introduction of fitness equipment that can actually produce electricity from human generated power. Whilst this in itself is not enough to power the whole facility, with the installation of solar panels on gym roofs, some gyms are entirely carbon-neutral. Some of the biggest fitness equipment manufacturers including Life Fitness and Precor now make a range of machines that can be powered entirely my human movement and there are many gyms that install motors to their spin bikes so that a spin class can power electricity for the rest of the gym. […]

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