TCD generator brings electricity to Malawi's poor

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin have invented a generator that creates electricity from cooking to provide light and phone charging in one of the world's least developed countries.

24th February, 2013
Malawi has committed to having 2 million of the stoves, pictured above, by 2020.

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin have invented a generator that creates electricity from cooking to provide light and phone charging in one of the world's least developed countries.

The generator, which is to be used in homes in Malawi, was created by energy researchers at TCD's School of Engineering under a research project jointly funded by Irish Aid, Intel and the Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology (IRCSET).

The generator is specifically designed...

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