Michail Vanis
Second Year

Energy Thieves

Our overconsumption of electricity is draining our natural resources. In a slightly less optimistic version of the energy future, power could become even more precious. Whilst a few bask in hertzian luxury, less privileged individuals might have to result to illicit ways of acquiring electricity. This is the beginning of an investigation into how less fortunate members of society would parasitically acquire energy in a world where electricity becomes currency.



This prototype steals electricity from small electrical devices by induction coupling.
This prototype steals electricity from small electrical devices by induction coupling.