Submitted by: ICDO (Integrated Community Development Organization)
Implemented country: India
Title: Animal Power Station
In the year 1987 ‘Gear Dynamo Lights’ for bullock carts, first piece was made by E.G. Charles, inventor, holding patent no.169170. As per the patent claims more electricity could be generated with some modification on dynamo and gear system with animals. In 1997, the invention was made magnified with the version of the earlier gear dynamo to generate more electricity. By using bullocks, the system was made and installed in Nalgonda, called as “Animal Power Station”, which produces 3.kva/230 volts of electricity, single phase power supply. Again In the year 2000 the second piece of “Animal Power Station” was installed at shapur, near Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.