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.@GravityLight is a pretty cool innovation which could be a source of cheap light in developing markets. How? http://t.co/hYQUvkGs— Bill Gates (@BillGates) January 3, 2013
.@GravityLight is a pretty cool innovation which could be a source of cheap light in developing markets. How? http://t.co/hYQUvkGs
This gravity-powered lamp was invented by London-based designers as an answer for the estimated 1.5 billion people worldwide that have no access to electricity.
Gravity light set to illuminate the developing world
Gravity-powered lamps’ offer ray of hope
Over time the designers say that eliminating the need for kerosene — which can absorb 10 to 20 percent of a household’s income — has the potential to lift people out of poverty, as well as help prevent illness and injuries associated with traditional lamps.
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