Rainfall energy harvester disguised as a pipe insert.
This project would not be possible without the guidance of the following individuals:
Ms. Charis Ang (Rolls-Royce Plc), Mr. Peter Chiang, Prof. Owen Foster (SCAD; Chair, Industrial Design), Dr. Thomas Gensheimer (SCAD; Architectural History), Mr. Edwin Konishi (Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation), Mr. Yip K.W. and Mr. Huang Lu.
Their advice and feedback represent the opinions of different facets of design and engineering relevant to this endeavour.
REGN is a rainfall energy harvester taking the form of a spigot type insert designed for the +/- 20 lattitude geography.
REGN operates by intercepting funnelled rainfall through an impeller driven spindle – which converts the fluid motion into electricity via electromagnetic induction.