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Spiral Air-driven Bar / Air-driven Generator

Spiral Air-driven Bar
Spiral Air-driven Bar

Discipline: Product

Discipline: Product

When the speed of car reaches a certain degree, it can accelerate the surrounding airflow. This is a kind of wind energy that can be used, especially on the highway. Speeding traffic can generate a sustainable energy source. We have changed the guard railing in the middle of the highway into a spiral shape. When cars drive past at high speed, they will set into motion a rotating screw to generate electricity. The electricity is stored in a battery at the base of the guard and transformed into a stable voltage for export. The spiral air-driven generator can also capture natural wind.

A very sensitive use of wind energy in the roads, captured from either high-speed cars as well as from natural wind. Alternatives for energy generation should be of highest concern for society - and mainly for designers today.
Jury Statement
This is a great result and also a new beginning.
Winner Statement

Jiangnan University / School of Design, Wuxi

Jiangnan University
Wuxi, China

Yue Wu,
Jiangnan University

Xinzhu Sun,
Jiangnan University

Shaojun Sun,
Jiangnan University

Mengying Wei,
Jiangnan University

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