YILL – Mobile Energy Storage Unit
Yill is a small, mobile energy storage unit designed by Studio Aisslinger in collaboration with German energy studio Younicos. The design has won the “Best of the Best 2011” Red Dot Design Award. In designer’s words, “Yill can power a modern workstation for two to three days without cords or cables. Yill stores energy in a rechargeable lithium titanium battery, which is much better than conventional lithium ion technology for several reasons: it’s extremely safe, recharges very quickly and has a significant longer operating life.
Yill can supply equipment with up to 300 watts of electricity. Recharging her is simple: just plug her into a charging station that draws power from renewable sources, or into any normal socket. Because Yill offsets peak loads by storing energy from the power grid, she helps integrate more renewable energies into your network.”