Christmas Tree to be Lighted by Bicycles, Wind and Solar Power in Peru

10 Bicycles, a wind turbine, and several solar panels will power the lights of a Christmas Tree in Lima, Peru

Tonight the Lima district of San Borja plans to light an emissions-free Christmas tree in a popular park as part of event called “Magic, Light, and Color: the Energy You Generate.”

The 11 meter high tree will display LED Christmas lights powered by a combination 10 bicycles, a wind turbine, and two small solar panels attached to the turbine. The power from these clean energy sources will be stored in batteries that will help power the tree for the nights to come.

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