Gallery: The New Sanya Skypump is a Wind and Solar-Powered Electric Veh...

 

Electric vehicle charging stations have taken the world by storm lately – from Ford’s home hook up system to Ikea’s new parking lot charging stations. Now Inhabitat is proud to announce the brand new Sanya Skypump – which harnesses the power of the wind and sun to charge your EV! Developed by Urban Green Energy and GE Energy Industrial Solutions, the Sanya Skypump sets EV owners free from reliance upon the energy grid. Urban Green Energy gave us an exclusive first look at this exciting energy-generating EV charger – hit the jump to see how it works!

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  1. nhfoley July 23, 2011 at 10:42 pm

    Not to be a cynical dick, but there don’t seem to be many solar panels on this thing…

    If solar panels that small actually provided any meaningful power… wouldn’t they be on the roof and hood of electric cars?

    I’m all for solar and wind, but turning green energy in to a “gimmick” does nothing… except green-up the image of giant corporations.

    The wind turbine aspect is gorgeous – though since GE had no real hand its development, they needed to add some fluff in order to put their name on it.

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