Walking power

What if Your Footsteps Could Power Your City Sustainably? – Post on UrbanTimes about Pavegen Tiles, made from recycled rubber, that generate electricity when you walk on them.  Here’s a quote from Pavegen‘s CEO:  “When you stand on a tile it flexes just 5mm in the centre, which is actually imperceptible to users. Through our technology we convert that into electrical power and seven watts per footstep is created. The heavier you are, the more energy is created.”

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