5-Hour Energy creator wants to power thousands of Indian homes with bikes
If 5-hour Energy drink creator Manoj Bhargava’s vision comes true, there could soon be a lot more bikes, and electricity, in India.
That’s because Bhargava, whose popular energy drink line made him a billionaire, has created a stationary, battery-pack-equipped bike that he said could be used to power the millions of homes around the world that have little to no power.
As detailed in a documentary posted this month to YouTube Billions in Change, the first phase of Bhargava’s plan is to distribute 10,000 of his Free Electric bikes to households in India, where homeowners will be able to pedal for just an hour to keep lights and appliances powered all day — without creating any pollution. Read more…
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