Green sidewalk makes electricity — one footstep at a time

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Discussion:  Recently, engineers have designed a paving slab that converts absorbed kinetic energy into electricity.  The kinetic energy is captured when people step on the stones– it is a real-world “crowdsourcing”  application.  Besides being a common-sense source of sustainable energy (walking is something people do anyway) the slab also brings the issue of sustainability to the… Read more »