Urban Planet: People-Powered Street Lights

Urban Planet is a daily roundup of  blogs from around the world dealing specifically with urban environments. We’ll be on the lookout for websites outside the country that approach themes related to urban experiences and issues.

In dense urban environments, can we harness the power generated by thousands of feet on the street? Viha thinks so. Their “producer” sidewalk slabs turn power generated by the movement of walking into electrical energy that is used to power LED street lamps. (Living Labs Global Awards)

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