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People are talking about the Five Gallon Bucket Hydroelectric Generator from Asia to the Americas and ¬†beyond…

Press and Commentary:

A team did a project for the Five Gallon Bucket Hydroelectric Generator at the International Development Design Summit(IDDS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT).

http://www.appropedia.org/Picohydro_generator

Gizmodo Technology Blog:

http://gizmodo.com/5020457/hydroelectric-bucket-will-gladly-help-you-miss-the-point-of-camping

Engadget Technology Blog:

http://www.engadget.com/2008/06/28/bucket-based-hydroelectric-generator-powers-up-small-gadgets/

Homepower Magazine:

http://www.homepower.com/articles/microhydro-power/project-profiles/mail-bucket-hydro

Makezine

http://makezine.com/2008/06/27/bucketborne-hydroelectric/

Waterpower Magazine:

http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/features/featurebringing-small-hydro-to-guatemala/

Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pico_hydro

Check out Vancouver Hack Space’s take on the generator:

http://vancouver.hackspace.ca/wp/2010/08/24/micro-hydro-power-bucket/

Todd of Hillary Stevens Photography built one:

http://hillarystevensphotography.smugmug.com/Arts-and-Crafts/Pittis-Hydro-Project-10-22-11/19709759_vLDM7w#!i=1547108033&k=NfTGZs5

A different application of the Toyota Permanent Magnet Alternator- Maker Faire Africa:

http://www.core77.com/gallery/maker-faire-africa-2009/79.asp