Thermoelectric wellies charge festival-goers’ phones

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Just as summertime is the season for music festivals, so too has it become the time for an annual parade of innovative and eco-minded phone-charging initiatives to keep revelers' phones juiced. First up this year? Orange Power Wellies, which use the heat in festival-goers' feet to charge their mobile phones. Created by Orange in collaboration with GotWind, Orange Power Wellies target Glastonbury Festival attendees with a power-generating sole that converts heat from the wearer's feet into an electrical current that can be used to charge a mobile phone. Twelve hours of frolicking at the festival in the thermoelectric boots provides…

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