Salt Table Lamp: 6 months of light with salt water

Salt Table Lamp: 6 months of light with salt water Table Lamps

The Filipina civil engineer developed the salt lamp with her brother Ralph and electrical engineer Oscar Bryan Magtibay after witnessing the hardships of a Kalinga tribe who’ve had to travel in the mountain for six hours a day just to buy kerosene for their lamps.

Using the principle of electrochemistry, the salt lamp uses the electricity produced by two different elements submerged in a salt-water solution. If used 8 hours a day, the lamp can provide light for up to six months without having to replace parts.

Anyone can store a bottle of salt water at home to be used for the lamp; or use a glass of tap water mixed with 2 tablespoonful of salt as an alternative, the inventors said. More

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