Gaza Teen Uses Candle Heat to Generate Electricity*

Posted: December 2, 2016 in Uncategorized

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A sixteen year old girl in Gaza has discovered a way to overcome chronic power shortages, by constructing a device that can generate electricity from the heat of candles.

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Gaza Teen Uses Candle Heat to Generate Electricity*

A sixteen year old girl in Gaza has discovered a way to overcome chronic power shortages, by constructing a device that can generate electricity from the heat of candles.

The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA ) said that electricity blackouts were triggered when the Gaza Power Plant (GPP) shut down completely in April, having exhausted its fuel reserves due to a shortage of funds. The OCHA said that the blackouts lasted for 18-30 hours a day.

RT reports:

Faced with regular blackouts, Shahd Abu Lebda, 16, told New China TV that she

“depends on the principle that ‘a person in need will find a way’ – which pushed me towards inventing a device that generates electric charges for smart mobile phones from the energy of heat that comes from candles.”

The teen started the project after attending a course…

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Comments
  1. Michael says:

    Soso, “erfunden”.
    > Thomas Johann Seebeck (German: [ˈtoːmas ˈjoːhan ˈzeːbɛk]; 9 April 1770 – 10 December 1831) was a physicist who in 1821 discovered the thermoelectric effect.

    I am so fed up with this kind of hilariously misleading propaganda.

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