Brazil Santa Rita do Sapucaí Prison inmates in cycling (web screenshot)
international online features: July 2, according to the Russian RT television reports, a Brazilian prison inmates can by creating green energy to get the chance, a commutation of their sentences they are connected to the generator to do is to constantly push the bike to generate electricity.
reported that Santa Rita do Sapucaí in Brazil. Prison, prisoners can be reduced as long as the bike 16 hours a day. Generator for charging the battery, the battery can be used in the central part of blocks of street lamp power supply. Two bicycles to produce enough power to support 6 street lamp lighting.
the reason for this is not just to get free prison labor, it can also give inmates keep healthy. Initially, the prisoners to ride a bike for free doubtful, but then they became a lot of enthusiasm. Prison plans to install 8 bike, to meet the demand of the use of prisoners.
to ride a bicycle manufacturing green energy is not the only means of Brazilian prisoners get a commutation of their sentences. In other prisons, prisoners can read and write sentences. IfengLogo (jin-liang li)