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Requiring a tv to be powered by a stationary bicycle would not only be good healthy for the inhabitants of the earth but for the earth.



  • A stationary bicycle would run a generator.  This would have a 110 volt outlet. Into it you could plug a TV, a light in a third world country (thus allowing them to be off the grid)


Assuming the average TV uses 200 watts per hour, that is .00000069 tons of carbon dioxide per watt per hour or .127 kilograms per hours of carbon dioxide. 

Since there are 1.4 billion TV households, optimistically if a corporation could penetrate 5 percent of the market, this would be 70 million TV households. Therefore, we would save 8,890,000 kilograms per hour of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. 

Category of the action

Reducing emissions from electric power sector.

What actions do you propose?

Who will take these actions?

See summary.

Where will these actions be taken?

See summary.

How much will emissions be reduced or sequestered vs. business as usual levels?

What are other key benefits?

The users will have a marked improvement in health.

What are the proposal’s costs?

It is estimated the the development cost for this product is $150,000. 

Time line

After the corporation gets started on the product, it is estimated it will be 3 years before it can be introduced into the public. It may be 15 to 20 years before the product has fully penetrated into the market.

Related proposals

None that I know of.