SolarCell bicycle stand

Solar energy and cycling are seen as sustainable alternatives to transportation powered by fossil fuels. This efficient design brings the two together in a solar-powered cycle stand called SolarCell that produces a 70-watt light. Motion detectors integrated into the cycle stand have a range of 80 meters, triggering the embedded LED lighting to illuminate the area around it. In winter months, when light levels are low, a long-life battery provides an additional power source to boost the power generated by the solar cells.

sensor activated light source called SolarCell

The cycle stand can also be used as a sensor-activated light source that lights the way for pedestrians, dog-walkers and motorists leaving their car. A series of cycle stands can be linked to illuminate altogether when an individual sensor detects a human approaching. The cycle stand is an excellent choice for remote locations such as country bus stops, or any area where energy saving is required.

SolarCell is designed by Henrik Sørig Thomsen for Nola.

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