Students invent ingenious new energy systems in San Carlos, Chile
What does a renewable energy system look like to a high school student?
Today we welcome you to San Carlos, a small town in the Bío Bío region of Chile, to catch a glimpse of the innovative solutions created at our workshops, It was here, at the Poly-technical High School, where we sat down with students of all disciplines and age levels to invent new energy systems for their city and beyond.
Joining the students at their desks, we challenged one another to focus on transforming the earth's abundant elements...
– EARTH, FIRE, AIR, WATER –
...into a clean, renewable energy source that could be distributed efficiently across the community. Students invented distribution systems for biogas from landfills, gymnasiums that capture kinetic energy from people exercising, and machines that convert seismic activity to electricity–to name a few.