• Pre-2018 Media Coverage

    Featured in The Straits Times, Channel 8 News and Vulcan Post

    The Straits Times

    Undergrad's kit stores solar power to charge gadgets

    "To date, he has sold about 100 units, including one to Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan, who met him at the Singapore Mini Maker Faire in 2014 and asked to buy a set.


    When contacted, Dr Balakrishnan said he has installed the set at his home and it still functions as a renewable source of energy to charge mobile phones.


    "I wanted to support this enthusiastic young man who has combined both science and idealism," he said."


    Channel 8 News

    Interview for tech news segment, Mediacorp Channel 8 News

    Tan Yi Hao and his solar power kit

    Vulcan Post

    Think Singapore Lacks Creativity? The Growing Maker Movement Here Will Surprise You.

    Tan Yi Hao with his brainchild, a portable solar kit that can charge a portable charger and other devices that run on USB.