Soccer ball generates & stores energy

Over 1.5 billion people—one quarter of the world’s population—live in areas with no access to electricity, according to Over 1.5 billion people—one quarter of the world’s population—live in areas with no access to electricity, according to a recent UN report. Capitalizing on a sport’s global appeal to address this problem, a group of Harvard University students developed sOccket, a soccer ball that turns energy from a kick into electricity.