The super-capacitor can charge a mobile phone within 20 to 30 seconds with advantages of ultra-fast electricity transfer and internal battery storage.
Furthermore, the nano-tech device can supply 100,000 charges and its usability stretches over a variety of areas, including clothing or uneven surfaces.
Functioning 100 times faster than the current technology used for recharging, the gadget also holds possibilities to be implemented in vehicles with charging stations.
However, 18 year-old Khare was amazed when announced as winner at the International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix, the Raw Story reported.
Sponsor Intel selected Khare’s device over 1,600 other ideas for the grand prize of US$75,000.
Finalists Gorden Moore from Romania and Henry Wanjune from Louisiana were chosen for their artificial intelligent vehicle drive and space energy measurement projects respectively.
HumanIPO reported last week on a South African-developed solar charger called eChaja, aimed at the Swaziland market.