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Energy-Generating Pavement Just Became a Reality in London

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One street in London is about to get a whole lot smarter thanks to some innovative technology, “[v]isitors will be able to enjoy a traffic-free shopping and dining experience in an environment showcasing the latest in sustainable technologies.” The pièce de résistance of the street is a ten square meter array of an energy generating walkway--as pedestrians walk on the walkway, the pressure causes generators in the flooring to vertically displace. Electromagnetic induction creates kinetic energy which can then be used to power devices, in this case, ambient bird calls and lighting.

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