The “Genny” is a multi-purpose treadle-powered machine for rural areas of developing countries, a power source for such needs as:

  • Charging cellphones
  • Charging batteries
  • Processing grain
  • Providing peak power for undersized solar systems
  • Turning water pumps and machine tools

Local – Not Imported

Gennies can be built using locally available materials, tools, and skills.

Their treadle power could be generated by local students in return for much-needed money for school uniforms and fees.