Giraffe is a Hybrid Wind-Solar Power Station & Carport
The Giraffe wind-solar power station is ready to charge anything from your e-vehicle to your home with wind and solar energy. It is comprised of a wooden structure supporting 24 solar modules as well as a wind turbine mounted at a 12 metre height.
The Giraffe wind-solar power station is suitable for a variety of applications. It can charge a summer cottage, a house, provide hot water, light, power electronic equipment - either connected to the grid or in remote locations, e.g., replacing diesel generator (with a suitable battery backup).
In urban environment Giraffe can function as a charging spot for electric vehicles, as a bus station (self-contained or utility-connected) or as an educational renewable energy installation.
The design of the solution was released in 2014 at the largest design exhibition in Asia - Business of Design Week in Hong Kong.