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WORLD'S SMALLEST WIND TURBINE

by , 04/25/07

Blow Light, World’s Smallest Wind Turbine, wind energy, green gadget, wind turbine, handheld wind turbine, portable wind turbine

This little wind-powered toy brings clean, green energy to the palm of your hand, and is a great little gadget for getting youngsters interested in the beauty of renewable energy. No batteries or charging or nothing – instead just blow on the toy and watch it light up! The wind-powered toy has one green and two blue LED lights which are powered by blowing on the tiny 2.4-inch rotor blade. So you can forget using a lighter or cell phone during that ballad at your next rock concert— illuminate the night with the eco-friendly Blow Light!

£9.99 at Nigel’s Eco Store


Via EcoGeek Via MetaEfficient

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14 Comments

  1. 1066 November 27, 2010 at 1:43 pm

    sm wind turbines on car.generate electric to battery pack that power car,which in motion activates turbines.also solar cells for…we could call it m.c.eschers waterfall.

  2. Sachin Mendhekar March 11, 2008 at 9:02 am

    Can you tell me more mechanical detail about smallest wind turbine
    Thanking you

  3. Sachin Mendhekar March 11, 2008 at 9:01 am

    It will be very useful to us, because it is very light and carry any where. so that useful to all the time. It is like to be a small toy then it become fun for children and inspirable.
    Thanks

  4. onedotzero November 26, 2007 at 7:18 am

    the artist jason bruges used hundreds of turbines like these in an installation we commissioned on the southbank in london… [originally commissioned as part of architecture week 07]
    you can see pictures and a video at http://www.onedotzero.com/windtolight
    the patterns of the wind are visualised as a beautiful cloud of light.
    it’s a really nice visual way to show how wind can be harnessed and used to create energy, and i think will inspire people to think about wind power

  5. raven September 28, 2007 at 9:47 am

    I’m also interested in a US source/outlet!!

  6. anthony June 22, 2007 at 7:23 pm

    Cool!!!!!!!
    gotta have one for my sidecar, enjoy riding in the desert at night,any leads for lights,kits,etc.pls forward info.sandyf@adelphia.net

  7. John Francis May 17, 2007 at 1:36 pm

    Problem: Nigel does not ship to US. Anywhere else to get item?

  8. Hariram May 3, 2007 at 2:46 am

    It would be more useful and easy if the axil stay verticl fan-blades rotate horizonal, The bulbs leds should be on top of it.

  9. nizars April 30, 2007 at 3:01 am

    thats greats idea to safe our earth, introducing green to rock….

  10. kyle April 29, 2007 at 12:36 am

    i think it is fun to lighten the mood about green design objectives – at a fundamental level. does anyone know how to get one in the usa.?

    THANKS.

  11. Mike April 27, 2007 at 2:51 pm

    Way cool device. This would be cool to add on a bike – movement = wind = light (although, probably not very bright). Or, as a wind indicator outside (if it is weatherproof)

  12. rakesh maharjan April 27, 2007 at 5:22 am

    wooohhh
    its cool and i love this
    i am also interested in the wind turbine so its a very good kit to be demonstrated.
    it is very useful to show the general public about the wind turbine
    i would certainly use this kit to show to the students to grow the interest among them if i had.

  13. royalestel April 26, 2007 at 1:38 pm

    Actually, this is useful to me. Every now and then I need a reliable voltage generator for small projects. If this thing can light up 3 LED’s then it obviously can generate at least 3volts. That’s useful to me. Cool.

  14. Richie April 26, 2007 at 10:30 am

    A nice Toy… but who cares ? it would be nice if this was a precursor to a new technology that could make real wind turbines both practical to use and install and inexpensive so that all homeowners, or apartment dwellers, could afford to buy and use them. Maybe that’s what’s next for these guys ? If so… good luck.

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