Technology

Renewable energy technologies enable us to create electricity from renewable sources. At PeachyKeen, we specialise in utilising technology and human energy harvesting technology to produce customer specific human power generating devices, electronics and activities. Our team continual strive to create new, exciting and innovative energy generating devices including hydro and wind power technologies. These energy generating devices house our electricity generating system; Jackson Engine.

 

The Jackson Engine

The Jackson Engine Hand Crank

The Jackson Engine Hand Crank

PeachyKeen has developed a compact Human Powered unit called the Jackson Engine, named after our wonderful Design Engineer, Scott Jackson.

It is currently in its second version and has been designed to accommodate a wide variety of uses and is suitable for indoor or outdoor environments.

The main advantages of the PeachyKeen Jackson Engine is that it can be:

In practice this means it can be utilised to perform in the following configurations for fitness equipment:

The Jackson Engine Pedal Pod

The Jackson Engine Pedal Pod

Human Energy Harvesting technology

Combined with PeachyKeen’s electricity storage systems a fun example would be the Jackson Engine as a pedal unit, used to completely power a fitness studio. This could include the music, lighting, air conditioning and even charging your mobile phone as you work out! It can be so easy to encorporate all types renewable and human energy harvesting technology in to many aspects of our every day lives.

 

  • "PeachyKeen have been fantastic partners to work with from design to build, and provided an interactive and engaging customer focused activity across the 4 days of the Royal Highland Show." Sara Smith, RHET Learning and Development Co-ordinator

  • “What a fantastic organisation and great STEM learning whilst having a fun experience for school pupils. Thanks PeachyKeen for your support at our STEM Olympics.” Colin Miller, Head of Service: External Engagement

  • “I can’t recommend PeachyKeen highly enough. They are a polished act who bring energy and oomph to any event and have the most amazing equipment . They look good, are well prepared, and everything about their service is top quality from the products and materials used and the way the work with people and the customers.” Laura Carswell - Neilston Development Trust

  • "We have had the privilege of working at education related events where we combine engaging activities, using a range of PeachyKeen resources."

  • "It’s always a pleasure to work with Andrew and the team from PeachyKeen. Interesting, engaging and fun activities delivered with enthusiasm and professionalism." Amy Russell, Events Officer

  • "We look forward to welcoming the PeachyKeen team to our events. People of all ages and abilities love the hand-on activities." Scottish Borders Council

  • "We were delighted to have PeachyKeen on board at the first ASGF Festival of Ideas Adam’s Family Fun Day in March. They were very professional and kept our visitors engaged with their amazing eco-friendly equipment. It was great to see the young ones enjoying themselves. We would definitely recommend them for your event." Karen Taylor, Partnerships & Creative Development Manager

  • “For our Earth Hour event, PeachyKeen were very well equipped to run a fantastic bicycle-powered light display, capturing the attention of just over one hundred participants. It was a fun and interactive exhibition, and we look forward to welcoming them back in future!” Lara Fahey, Transition University of St Andrews

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