Imagine a future in which the energy of people's footsteps is transformed into electricity to power urban infrastructure.
Every day, millions of people walk the busy sidewalks and streets of cities. Now, imagine a future in which the energy of their footsteps is transformed into electricity to power urban infrastructure like streetlights or stop lights.
The future for this type of technology is now, as London-based startup Pavegen has already developed tiling that’s made from 95 percent recycled tires, and can harvest energy from people’s footsteps, turning it into electricity.
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