Generating electricity just by moving a finger or balancing on a hammock sounds like a futuristic dream – but Enerbee has made it a reality. This eco-friendly micro-generator transforms energy from our day-to-day movements – even if they are slow or occasional – into electricity. It means an end to using batteries to power your small electronic equipment and smart devices (watches, remote controls, etc.) – they can now be fully energy independent!
"The appeal of inventing comes from the joy of overcoming everyday challenges."
Jérôme Delamare - Founder & CTO of Enerbee
Created by a startup from Grenoble, Enerbee won in the ‘Smart Living’ category at the 2015 EDF Pulse Awards. The man behind the project, Jérôme Delamare, said at the time that even if his generator hadn’t won the prize, just getting to that stage of the competition was already a victory in terms of media and business impact. After raising €2.5 million in March 2015, the company decided to focus on the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) market. The aim is to make smart HVAC systems that give better control over air quality. What a project!
raised in March 2015
of experience in electromagnetism and energy harvesting
of R&D collaboration between the Institut Technologique de Grenoble, the CEA-LETI, the CNRS and the Université Joseph Fourier