Thoronka invented a device that uses kinetic energy from the traffic and pedestrians to generate clean power.
Jeremiah Thoronka, an Anant Fellow of Climate Action at Anant National University, is awarded the Global Student Prize 2021 of $100,000 by Chegg.org at UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris. A student from Sierra Leone, Jeremiah is awarded the prize in recognition of making a real impact on learning through clean energy invention. He invented a device that uses kinetic energy from the traffic and pedestrians to generate clean power.
An advocate of renewable energy solutions, he has been actively researching, developing and designing various innovations such as solar systems and cold chain logistics elements for efficient cooling systems. He has authored numerous energy-related articles and has received numerous international accolades including, Commonwealth Youth Award for Excellence in Development 2021 – Africa, the United Nations (UN) Academic Impact Millennium Fellow, United Nations, and the Millennium Campus Network, among others.
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