Find out more about Enerbee
Electromagnetism expert Jérôme Delamare co-founded Enerbee. He partnered with experienced entrepreneur Pierre Coulombeau, and together they designed a miniature generator that captures energy from the slightest movements, using it to wirelessly power devices such as remote controls, watches, mobile phones, and more. The flick of a wrist, the vibrations produced by walking, or even the rotation of bicycle tyres are now sources of energy.
The EnerBee micro-generator recovers both magnetic and piezoelectric energy. Movement makes the magnets turn, causing variations in a magnetic field. These then change the shape of a magnetic material which in turn acts on a piezoelectric material to produce electricity. EnerBee works with a wide variety of slow or rapid movements (rotation, translation, etc.) both remotely and with contact. This is how EnerBee is able to power small, low-energy devices that usually run off of button cells or micro-batteries. The start-up's objective is to replace the 30 billion button cells sold every year. An economical, useful and ecological idea for supplying the connected devices that are becoming a part of our everyday lives.