A Remote Peruvian Village Gets Light -- Thanks to This Innovative 'Plant Lamp'

Latest UTEC and FCB Mayo Project Harnesses Photosynthesis

Published On
Nov 06, 2015

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Peru's Universidad de Ingeniería and Tecnología (UTEC) and its agency FCB Mayo rare known for using water to create environmentally-conscious marketing efforts -- including the Water Purifying Billboard, the Air Orchard and the Water Generating Billboard. Their latest collaboration does something a little different though -- it harnesses the power of photosynthesis.

The Plant Lamp project sees them create the "Plant Lamp" system, which converts nutrients from plants into energy that is stored in a conventional battery. This energy storage allows the lamp to shine without another energy source for up to two hours a day. As seen in this video, UTEC and FCB Mayo brought 10 lamps to Nuevo Saposoa, a region of Peru that has little to no access to electricity.


Nov 06, 2015
Brand :
Client :
Agency :
FCB Mayo-Peru
Chief Creative Officer :
Humberto Polar
Executive Creative Director :
Flavio Pantigoso
Creative Director :
Daniel Sacroisky
Copywriter :
Silvia Angulo
Copywriter :
Richard Gervacio
Art Director :
Daniel Tomazini
Art Director :
Pietro Soldi
Below-the-Line Account Director :
Sandra Goicochea
Account Supervisor :
Max Torres
Account Executive :
Ximena Gonzlez
Production Supervisor :
Toms Corts
Head of Production :
Alonso Palomino
Production Company :
Director :
Antonio Sarria
Director, Photography :
Antonio Sarria
Executive Producer :
Celia Barreda
Executive Producer :
Fiorella Casanova
Assistant of Director :
Pedro Zamalloa
Editor :
Pedro Zamalloa
Editor :
Rosana Samanamud
Post Producer :
Jorge Sabana
Post Producer :
Pedro Zamalloa
Audio Producer :
La Sonora
Client Approval :
Jessica Ruas Quartara

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