Pavegen. Renewable energy from footsteps.

August 6, 2012 in Distributed Power, Efficiency, Energy Storage, Random Cool

London-based Pavegen¬†builds energy-harvesting tiles based on a hybrid piezoelectric technology that transform footsteps into electricity. The technology is featured at the London Olympics, where 12 tiles have been installed at the West Ham tube station connecting to the Olympic Park. ¬†These tiles generate and store electricity (each has a small battery) in order to power […]