Harness the Wind to Power your Gear

by Rob on March 19, 2008

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Need to charge your iphone, PDA, digital camera, or MP3 player? If it’s windy where you are, HYmini has a solution. It’s a micro wind power generator. And you don’t need hurricane force winds to generate power.

According to HYmini, winds of just 9 mph are sufficient to start power generation. It comes with a built-in rechargeable battery to store the wind-generated power, and a USB port to connect to your gear. This little guy also can harness solar energy with its miniSOLAR panels (sold separately), and you can plug it in for a recharge if you must. Here’s the company’s description of this cool, energy saving gadgets:

HYmini is a handheld, universal charger/adapter device that harnesses renewable wind power / solar power and conventional wall plug power to recharge almost all your 5V digital gadgets. HYmini is a hybrid mini green power station that fits in the palm of your hand.

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