School News | BostInno | 05 Mar 2013
This Harvard-Born Soccer Ball Can Generate Energy for the Developing World
Re: Jessica Mathews (HBS '14)
Enter the Soccket, a soccer ball that’s a lot more than stitching and air. Developed by Jessica Mathews as a Harvard undergraduate, the ball generates and stores electricity while it’s used. “For every 30 minutes of play,” reports Fast Company, “the ball can juice up an LED lamp for three hours, cutting down on toxic kerosene lamp use. Just plug an LED lamp into the light, and voila, free energy.”

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