Project Numa: Low Cost Disposable Battery for the Developing World (UC Berkeley)

Facebook
Google+
Twitter
LinkedIn

Current lighting and phone charging solutions in off-grid regions are hazardous, expensive, and inconvenient. The Low Cost Disposable Battery project addresses these major drawbacks using cheap and safe materials, representing a major shift in the way traditional batteries are made. Users will purchase and assemble the batteries themselves, replacing components as necessary. This solution puts the power in the hands of families, allowing them to personally control their power usage in the safety of their home, at all times of the day, and at a low cost.

More Winners

Green Campus

The Berkeley Green Campus program strives to educate students, staff, faculty, and the local community about the importance of energy conservation and achieve substantial energy

Read More »

Pathologicode (UC Davis)

Diabetes mellitus affects over 285 million people worldwide, and the number of people living with it grows at an annual rate of 2.3%. Pathologicode introduces

Read More »

OhMyCause! (UC Berkeley)

OhMyCause! is a web platform that connects people with causes and non-profits. It is a one-stop shop that presents the curated information and stories about

Read More »

© 2019 Blum Center for Developing Economies

Design by Joseph Kim