Energy converter: Current table by Marjan van Aubel

Designed by Marjan van Aubel, the Current table is a piece of furniture that also functions as a source of energy. The table gathers and harvests energy from daylight to charge appliances. The table’s glass surface contains a Dye Sensitized Solar Cell that, based on photosynthesis, uses the properties of color to create an electrical current. Unlike classic solar cells, these colored cells don’t need direct sunlight and are able to function under diffused light.

The Current table was developed in collaboration with Solaronix, and is the first piece of furniture to harvest energy indoors.

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