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Harvest Nature's Energy for USB Power to Go

A project in Seattle, WA by Burt Hamner

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Power your phone & USB devices from flowing water in rivers, streams, and faucets, and towed behind boats. How will you spin the 'Bee?
Backers: 422
Average Pledge Per Backer: $51

Funded: $21,399 of $48,000
Dates: Nov 17th -> Dec 10th (23 days)
Project By: Burt Hamner
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December 6th - via:
We will be rebooting this project soon, after spending a couple months upgrading the design and doing field testing. Click here to be the first to know what the new design and attachments will look like and also connect with our Twitter and Facebook... (Read More)

Final days

December 4th - via:
Over 25 thousand views of our Kickstarter video! And so much encouragement! Thank you to our backers and promoters and fans. You are the wind under our wings, and we’ve learned so much in two weeks. We really need your help to finish our campaign.... (Read More)

Happy holidays!

November 29th - via:
Give the gift of personal power! As many of you start your holiday shopping today, don't forget that Hydrobee can be given as a gift. After you (or someone else) pledges, please email us at with a name and address and we can send... (Read More)

Just two weeks left to go!

November 25th - via:
After seven days we have raised over $11,000 and have 260+ wonderful backers. Thank you for sharing your ideas and offering feedback, we couldn't make this happen without you. We need your help to get across the finish line, so please tell your... (Read More)

Hydrobee Lets You Charge A Battery From A Fast-Flowing River To Juice Up USB Devices Off-Grid

November 22nd - via:
We’ve seen fire harnessed to power a phone charger for the great outdoors, with the nifty FlameStower, now meet Hydrobee: another Kickstarter project aiming to provide an off-grid alternative for charging a battery you can then use to juice your phone. But, as its name suggests, Hydrobee is all about water. (Read More)

What a great start!

November 21st - via:
Thank you ‘Bee backers! We are excited about the support and media attention that we are starting to get, and as of right now we are 17% towards our funding goal. Adding attachments Because of the feedback we’ve gotten for wanting to add... (Read More)

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