Improving on Edison: Young inventor brightens his town

"Since we've been trying to upgrade the street lighting for two years now, we were interested in this project. We decided to try and manufacture these lamps in-house by ourselves," said the director of the Zarechny-based municipal enterprise Gorelectroset, Oleg Klimanov.

"Since we've been trying to upgrade the street lighting for two years now, we were interested in this project. We decided to try and manufacture these lamps in-house by ourselves," said the director of the Zarechny-based municipal enterprise Gorelectroset, Oleg Klimanov.

Yulia Smorodova
10th grader Leonid Klepov is nicknamed "light head" — for it was he who figured out how to improve the street lighting of his native town Zarechny (Penza Region, 750 km from Moscow).

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