Grays lad Alex in renewable energy success

Thurrock Gazette: Magic man Alex Basile Magic man Alex Basile

A FORMER Palmer’s College student is making waves in the world of renewable energy.

After graduating from Anglia Ruskin University with a degree in business management, Alex Basile, 26, from Grays, was introduced to a device described as “a fridge that works in reverse”, which provides hot water at a fraction of the price charged by energy suppliers.

Alex set up a meeting with businessman Alistair Smit, who saw potential in the device, now known as the Little Magic Box.

The two have since formed the Magic Thermodynamic Box Company, in Chelmsford, which specialises in the manufacture and distribution of renewable energy products to businesses across Europe.

Alex said of his success: “It’s amazing, looking back now, how far we have come over the past year. We now have distributors in nine countries around the world and in the past 12 months we have sold several hundred units.”

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5:41pm Sat 15 Feb 14

rocket1 says...

i bet it runs on hot air.
i bet it runs on hot air. rocket1
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11:25am Sun 16 Feb 14

skinthegoat says...

Sounds like someone has reinvented the heat pump...nothing "magic" about it, still, some nice free publicity is welcome.
Sounds like someone has reinvented the heat pump...nothing "magic" about it, still, some nice free publicity is welcome. skinthegoat
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