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New green inventions: 15 cutting-edge items

By: Bryan Nelson on March 23, 2010, 11:15 a.m.
New green inventions: nPower PEG (Personal Energy Generator)

Photo: Tremont Electric, LLC

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nPower PEG (Personal Energy Generator)

This charger harvests kinetic energy to generate electricity, and is perfect for outdoors enthusiasts who don't typically have access to electrical outlets and who want to eliminate the need for batteries. All you have to do to make the nPower PEG work is place the device vertically in a backpack or purse and it will generate power as you walk, run, kayak, or engage in any type of movement.